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26 August, 2022

Mediterranean Potato Salad

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This Mediterranean Inspired potato salad is a refreshing alternative to traditional potato salad. This salad starts by swapping the mayo for a light vinaigrette chock-full of deliciousness to coat the potatoes with Mediterranean flavor. It’s perfect for picnics pot locks, family gatherings, brunch or tailgating. If you make this potato salad ahead of time, you
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28 April, 2022

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with a Apple Maple Vinaigrette

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This golden roasted sweet potato salad with arugula, pecans, dried cranberries, goat cheese, and a wonderfully delicious Apple Maple Vinaigrette makes for a great accompaniment to just about any meal. Cooks Notes Goat cheese can be purchased plain or with added flavors. Like Basil, Rosemary and even Honey. This recipe is using goat cheese with
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9 January, 2022

Bruschetta with Chicken Salad & Cheddar Cheese

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In the United States, the word Bruschetta is used to refer to a prepared topping, which is typically sold in jars at local markets and are usually tomato-based. An example of viewing Bruschetta in the U.S as a topping, is – Healthy Canning – a website that aims to direct people towards information on canning
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16 December, 2021

Cranberry Walnut Mandarin Orange Salad

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Fruit salad just got more delicious with this cranberry mandarin orange and walnut salad. Apart from the sugar, it’s full of healthy ingredients and certain to be popular on your dinner table. Healthy Fresh Cranberries Cranberries are small, hard, round, red fruits with a flavor that many describe as both bitter and sour. They grow
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13 April, 2021

Asian Pear Carrot and Daikon Radish Sprouts

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Asian pears, also known as apple pears, are a healthy treat that present the best qualities of both the apple and pear. The fruit is crunchy and sweet fruit that grows to be round like an apple. They do not change texture after picking or storage as do European pears such as the Bartlett or
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29 February, 2016

How Too Eleminate Pungent Kitchen Smells

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We all enjoy good aromas in our kitchen. But let’s face it, there are just some smells which we can’t avoid while cooking and are hard to get read of after making dinner. If you made some fish, then you know how hard it is to get to eliminate the smell from your cutting board or the
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7 October, 2015

Lentils and Purple Sweet Potato Stew

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Lentils as well as any legume are an inexpensive source of protein, as well  as fat-free, high in fiber and rich in a number of essential nutrients. Adding lentils to your diet offers a number of health benefits, from controlling your weight to promoting heart health. You need 25 to 30 grams of fiber everyday,
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2 September, 2015

Balsamic-Honey Glazed Chicken and Asparagus

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About 70 years ago, way before fast food restaurants opened up, one pot meals were popular. The reason being that the women worked long hours in the fields or in factory jobs, and were often too tired to make a complete meal for their family. So instead they made meals that were quick and easy
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10 August, 2015

Sugar Snap Peas with Tarragon

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Fresh tarragon has an intense flavor over dried tarragon. When the herb is dried the oils dissipate. You can store tarragon from 3 to 5 months in the freezer, doing so retains the most flavor of fresh tarragon during storage. There is no need to defrost the herb before using it. Dried tarragon should be kept
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26 May, 2015

Melon Berry Fruit Salad with a Mint-Lime Dressing

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You know summer has officially started when you can make yourself a fruit salad with in season fresh fruits. Thanks to our friends to the south (Mexico) and their sub-tropical weather, we can have watermelon before it is even harvests here in the U.S.A. Watermelon is  a perfect summer fruit to grow, harvest, and eat
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