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12 December, 2022

Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Salsa

Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Salsa
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When we hear the word “salsa,” most of us think of the condiment made with tomatoes, onions and chiles. The word “Salsa,” can be traced back to ancient times, extending as far back as the Aztec civilization. And it translates literally as “sauce,” and can encompass a wide variety of forms. With that said, this
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10 December, 2022

Cooking With Fresh Basil

Cooking With Fresh Basil
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If you have cooked a Mediterranean (Italian, Greek, North African among other country’s in the region) or Thai dish, then you may already know a few things about basil. It’s one of the world’s most popular herbs and can be used in a wide range of cooking methods. Basil Balsamic Vinaigrette Fresh basil has a
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17 November, 2021

Toasted Sourdough Garlic Cheese Bread

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A great addition to any soup you eat this Fall or Winter Season. Cheese is one of the most enjoyed foods around the world and there are surely many types of it. And just as many ways to use cheese in your cooking and food preparations. Read More Here About The: Top Nine Varieties Of
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30 March, 2016

Rotisserie Chicken Baguette Sandwich With Basil

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France may be known as the cradle of haute cuisine, but nothing says good French food like classic French baguette sandwiches. Baguette sandwiches are a staple of French cuisine. The sandwich is sold in boulangeries, food stands, and cafés throughout France, each wrapped snugly in brown paper with pointy bread ends peeking out and stacked
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16 March, 2016

How To Spice Things Up When Cooking

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Herbs and spices are used to enhance the flavor of food, either it be for cooking Spaghetti Carbonara or baking an apple pie. An herb or spice can be a seed, fruit, root, bark, berry, bud or leafy part of the plant. They are principally used for flavoring food among other uses. They can be
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11 January, 2016

Leafy Green Salads With Homemade Cheese

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Throwing some leafy greens with other vegetables together on a plate and topping it with some nuts, seeds and your favorite dressing or vinaigrette is a great way to get your daily servings of vegetables. How about going a step further and adding some cheese, like Parmesan, grumbled goat cheese, or even some of your
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8 October, 2015

Greek Yogurt Dill Spread with Ham and Red Cabbage On Wasa Crisp Bread

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Wasabröd is a Swedish company that is the largest producer in the world of Scandinavian style crisp bread. Wasabröd produces a wide variety of crisp breads, with the original crisp bread made of rye. Other additions since 1919 include sesame,wheat, oats, flax seed, and other grains. Like matzo, Wasa is noted for its shelf longevity.
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22 February, 2015

Gluten-Free Penne with Caponata Sauce

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You have no doubt heard of people who eat a gluten free diet. A gluten free diet excludes gluten, a protein found in wheat and related grains, like barley and rye. Gluten causes health problems in those who suffer with Celiac disease (CD) and in some cases those who may have allergies to wheat. Some have argued
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25 June, 2014

Pesto Orecchiette with Chicken Sausage

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Italian cuisine is always an elaborate meal. You gather several ingredients and spend half the day or more. But this recipe , this Italian pasta dish, is fast , simple and easy in under 40 minutes. It has vegetables for lots of vitamins and minerals. Garlic good for digestion and helps fight against stomach cancer.
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25 February, 2014

How to Use Herbs in Cooking

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An important part of cooking is also to know the flavors of herbs and spices and how to use them. Seasonings are the key to making a great meal. If you are not familiar with different herbs, experiment. Get to know the flavors and how herbs work to flavor your food.  Also be aware herbs
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