If you’re chopping the potatoes in advance, preserve their color by storing them in cold water with a little added lemon juice or vinegar.


What is yeast, anyway? It’s a tiny organism that is an important ingredient in many foods, especially breads. When yeast is mixed with carbohydrates like flour and sugar (or honey) and sits out at room temperature, it turns those ingredients into carbon dioxide (air), which is why you see small bubbles in bread. This process is called leavening – your pizza dough wouldn’t rise without it!


What does it mean to be patriotic? Do you feel patriotic?