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Tasty Toast: Hibiscus Iced Tea

Tasty Toast: Hibiscus Iced Tea

Yita Rivera

May 15, 2020

The edible Hibiscus Rose Mallow flower is easily grown at home. It is a small evergreen shrub that can prove everlasting with proper care. Hibiscus originated in 12th century Asia. In 1960, it was selected as Malaysia’s national flower, symbolizing courage, life and growth. The flower can be used ...

Tasty Toast: The Tuscon Taco

Tasty Toast: The Tuscon Taco

Yita Rivera

May 1, 2020

For years, people have pondered the question: Who invented the Tuscon Taco? While it’s difficult to know for sure, the story begins with the advent of the recipe’s key ingredient: hamburger steak. According to Time magazine, the German dish first appeared in U.S. cookbooks in the 1870s. From ...

Tasty Toast: Tucson Guacamole

Tasty Toast: Tucson Guacamole

Yita Rivera

April 17, 2020

Guacamole is a world-famous dip that pairs perfectly with any bowl of chips, but there are a number of other possibilities to explore. The avocado’s natural origin is South Central Mexico and guacamole (mashed avocado with spice) was created by the Aztec people who lived there. This variation comes from my h...

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