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Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road donates $28,000 worth of cookies to God’s Pantry Food Bank

Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road will donate more than $28,000 worth of cookies to God’s Pantry Food Bank, as part of the Council’s ‘Operation Sweet Treat’ program, whereby Girl Scout customers purchase cookies and then donate them to important causes locally. God’s Pantry Food Bank is Kentucky’s largest food bank, and offers critical assistance to those struggling with food...

Chef John Foster: Ginger is more useful than you think — from gingerbread to syrups, soups to sauces

Did you know that Queen Elizabeth the first was the genesis of the gingerbread man? She commissioned that little “cakes” flavored with a heavy dose of ginger were to be made in the likeness of her familiars, (probably not to scale). This is one of the many fascinating facts that I found in my research about ginger, which included the cloudy origins, the many imposters, and the ongoing English...