What does the saying"take it with a grain of salt"mean?

Answer The phrase "take it with a grain of salt" means to apply a degree of skepticism to a statement. For example, one might take advice from a potentially untrustworthy source "with a grain of salt."Sou... Read More »

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A question concerning Seven Grain Blend, or Seven Grain Cereal?

Oddly enough the last couple of days I have been studying rice and other grains and the ideas are kind of fresh.A grain is the seed from some type of grass, wheat, rice, corn, oats, etc...) cereals... Read More »

What does it mean to cut across the grain?

Cutting across the grain (or against the grain) is a common instruction in recipes and when cutting wood and other materials. The item will have natural lines running through it. To cut across the ... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Grain Mites?

Grain mites are often called food mites. They are small creatures that can be found on different foods including dried fruits, pet food, cereal and even cheese. Like many types of mites, grain mite... Read More »

Is rye bread whole grain?

According to Science Daily, normal rye bread is whole grain. Most of the rye flour and bread sold in stores, however, is really a concoction of several different types of wheat flour and not whole ... Read More »