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Famous Biblical Foods

Posted by: Mark Lazar on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Forbidden Fruit Contrary to Renaissance Art and Freudian thought, the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden was not an apple or a banana, but a fig! What other leaf could hide the private parts of Adam and Eve? They were after all, made in the image of God …and presumably quite well endowed. The Bowl of Lentil Stew How much could a bowl of lentil stew cost? Some lentils, broth of your choice, tomatoes, potatoes, carrots, celery, parsley, basil, garlic, and pepper…an ...
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