21 October, 2019

2+ INGREDIENTS 1 cup bread-and-butter pickles, drained, plus 1/2 cup of their brine 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 tablespoon finely chopped peeled fresh ginger root 2 tablespoons Asian chili sauce, such as Sriracha, sambal oelek or gochujang 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1 medium head broccoli (about 1 1/4 pounds), chopped into florets, stalk
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18 October, 2019

0 1 lb ground lean beef (7% or less) 1 small onion, chopped 1 small green bell pepper, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced (optional) 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 (14½ ounce) can of diced tomatoes ¼ cup tomato paste 1 T chili powder 1 t ground cumin 1 t dried oregano ¼ t
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7 October, 2016

0 Penzey’s Spices used to put out an herb mix that was great for roasting  chicken. Apparently, I was the only one who bought it, because they stopped selling it a couple years ago. Here’s how to make it yourself. Aside from the bay leaves, you’ll only use a portion of the other ingredients, so
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1 December, 2015

0 This is an afghan recipe called bouranee kadu or borani kadoo. Traditionally, it’s made with pumpkin, but it’s easier to find and buy butternut squash, already peeled and cut, though you’ll probably need to cut some of the pieces into smaller chunks. It’s sometimes served as a whole meal, with a layer of spicy ground meat,
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30 January, 2015

0 It’s about 10 weeks to last frost here in zone 7. So if you live near me, then it’s time to start your tomato and pepper seedlings. This year, I’m trying five  new varieties… two big beefsteak heirlooms called Country Taste, and Grandma’s Pick; a medium-sized orange variety called Moonglow that’s supposed to be
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17 January, 2015

Why pay $7.50 a quart when you can make this gorgeous soup yourself?

17 January, 2015

0 (Even though this recipe is called orecchiette, I’ve made it with other shapes of pasta. Rigatoni works well.) 2 ¾ teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 5 garlic cloves, crushed Freshly cracked black pepper 14 oz sweet Italian chicken sausage, casing removed 6 cups baby
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14 January, 2015

You’ll love this practically foolproof dark chocolate cake with sweet marshmallow frosting.

15 October, 2013

A LOW-CALORIE WAY OF MAKING A SATISFYING SOUP

15 October, 2013

0 A LOOK AT SOME OF THE NEWER WORDS AND PHRASES RELATED TO FOOD AND EATING. haloodie n. A person who has an ardent interest in halal food. [halal + foodie] bliss point n. The specific concentration of salt, sugar, or fat that makes a food maximally tasty. food forest n. A garden that includes mostly food-producing plants, particularly fruit
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