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Your Very Own Ripening Box

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Every wonder how it’s possible to have at least semi-ripe tomatoes in the middle of winter? It’s because they are picked green for shipping and then gassed with ethylene to cause them to ripen. You can use the same trick at home with a ripening box.

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A Super Hot Ghost Story

In Product Reviews, Reviews, Stories by Lois MannoLeave a Comment

Once upon a time, an innocent blog editor was walking through the dark forest (okay, it wasn’t a forest, it was Twitter), when she was offered a pretty jar of jelly by an evil witch, who told her it was made from ghost peppers (well, it wasn’t actually a witch, it was Suzanne from Suzanne’s Kitchen.