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by 30 · March 13, 2014 at 8:48 PM

I'm starting to incorporate some dark chocolate into my diet and just became curious about the cocoa treated with alkali. The only knowledge I have of alkali treated foods is traditional hominy grits: they were traditionally treated with... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · March 11, 2014 at 4:08 PM

Cacao "beans" are not legumes (seeds from plants in the family Fabaceae or Leguminosae), they are the seeds of a fruit (just like pumpkin seeds or almonds). So they are perfectly Paleo. They are called "beans" simply out of custom. All... (more)

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by 276 · April 11, 2013 at 4:07 PM

For the next few weeks i am planning on cooking my lunch in the morning (along with breakfast), then taking it out and eating it cold later. Normally steamed veggies, fried meat and baked sweet potatoes/ tubers. Do you reckon the food will lose... (more)

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by 65 · November 19, 2013 at 9:07 PM

I'm a big fan of ghee. But I wondered if heating the butter to clarify it damages vitamin K, butyric acid or other good things that I need from it?

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Ramsey_ 0 · November 22, 2010 at 5:54 PM

Does it matter if the cows were grain fed because I live in Panama where cows are grass-fed but my friend brought me ghee from th US.