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Sound Consumer, November 2022

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Letters to the editor

LaCroix natural flavorings • Electronic gift cards • Cut back on meat • Good news • Glyphosate in oats • Plastic trays • Teen cooking classes

LaCroix natural flavorings • Electronic gift cards • Cut back on meat • Good news • Glyphosate in oats • Plastic trays • Teen cooking classes

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News bites

Future farmers • City Fruit grant • Tree canopy • Local farm support • Marine-safe plastics? • Agave crops • Pesticide research • Organics inspiration • Climate change poll • [...]

Future farmers • City Fruit grant • Tree canopy • Local farm support • Marine-safe plastics? • Agave crops • Pesticide research • Organics inspiration • Climate change poll • [...]

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Sugar and the immune system

Each person processes sugar differently. Our Bastyr University correspondent discusses how the typical seasonal uptick in eating sweets can affect your body.

Each person processes sugar differently. Our Bastyr University correspondent discusses how the typical seasonal uptick in eating sweets can affect your body.

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Recipes make great DIY gifts

We’re sharing three delicious PCC recipes that make thoughtful, pretty presents for everyone from family members to holiday hosts to colleagues at work.

We’re sharing three delicious PCC recipes that make thoughtful, pretty presents for everyone from family members to holiday hosts to colleagues at work.

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Trimming costs for holiday meals

Sumptuous holiday meals don’t have to break the budget. We have a mix of dollar-stretching tricks, recipes and tough-love guidance for a festive feast.

Sumptuous holiday meals don’t have to break the budget. We have a mix of dollar-stretching tricks, recipes and tough-love guidance for a festive feast.

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Cooking with cast-iron skillets

Cast-iron skillets are amazingly useful, surprisingly simple… and frequently misunderstood. Jackie Freeman has tips for their successful use and shares a recipe from her new cookbook, “Cast Iron Skillet One [...]

Cast-iron skillets are amazingly useful, surprisingly simple… and frequently misunderstood. Jackie Freeman has tips for their successful use and shares a recipe from her new cookbook, “Cast Iron Skillet One [...]