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Make Room for the Agave

Agave nectar isn’t as strange as it sounds.  Hailing from Mexico and South Africa, it comes from various species of the agave plant. After an agave plant has reached 7-10 years old, its leaves are removed and sap is taken from the core of the plant (which looks like a pineapple at this point). The sap is then filtered and heated at a low temperature. Agave is often used in beverages and desserts.  Because it is sweeter than honey and … Continue reading

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