Why You Should Be Eating Dates

So what is a date? Dates are sweet stone fruits that grow on date palms in small clusters and they are harvested around fall or early winter. They lose most of their moisture while still on the tree during the hottest months of the summer.
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What Do Dates Taste Like?

So what do they taste like? Dates are sweet and chewy, delectable little fruits and the ones we love most are caramel-ly and melt in your mouth! The most common dates found in stores are Medjool and Deglet Noor, however, there are over 1,000 date cultivars grown in the world, so it would be a disservice to generalize these tasty gems.
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Substituting Dates In Your Recipes

You may be asking yourself "how do I substitute dates in my recipes?" Well, we have answers. Dates have been used as a popular sweetener alternative for centuries in the Middle East but have just recently grown in popularity in the US. In fact, dates are one of the most nutrient-rich sweeteners on the market.
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Everything You Wanted To Know About Date Syrup

Date syrup contains only one ingredient: organic dates. But how is date syrup made? We're here with a little more information for those of you with inquiring minds. You know who you are. It's understandable. Just 8 years ago when we introduced Date Lady Date Syrup to the US market, people were very skeptical about this strange concept. Does it taste good? Does it have sugar in it? A date is a prune, right? (We aren't  joking - that was a common question!) Americans have always had a love or hate relationship with dates; have you ever seen the ones...

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Healthiest Sweeteners

Most people are now familiar with the amazing benefits of dates. What people are less familiar with are the two date products popping up on stores shelves: date syrup and date sugar. How do these sweeteners stack up against other “alternative sweeteners” out there?  History Dates and their products are actually one of the oldest sweeteners available today. Ancient cuneiform manuscripts from Mesopotamia mention the syrup, showing it as the primary sweetener of that time. In the Bible, the word “honey” can be translated from the Hebrew to describe a fruit honey, rather than the honey from a bee, and...

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How to Make Date Syrup

How to make your own Date Syrup and Date Sugar If you're like us, you like to know exactly how things are made. And, if we have enough gumption, we'll make them ourselves! FEAST Magazine came to us asking if we could share DIY recipes for our two best selling products and we have shared them below for you as well!Date Syrup RecipeYields | 8 ounces Ingredients and tools needed: 3 cups water 1 lb fresh dates Cheesecloth Mesh Strainer Small to medium sized saucepan  Large Saucepan Preparation | In a large sauté pan or saucepan over high heat, bring water and dates...

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