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Holy Guacamole - 6 Ideas For Using Avocados in Your Meals

Avocados used to get a bad rap - they have fat. Yep, they sure do. But it is the kind we need in our diet. It is a monounsaturated fat, which helps to lower your LDL (lousy cholesterol). Avocados are .
(September 13, 2008)
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Cowboy Caviar Salad

I am sure many of you have heard of this wonderful dip treat. It is a combination of black beans, black-eyed peas (in the south), onions, seasonings, tomatoes (maybe), peppers, olives (maybe), corn ..
(August 19, 2008)
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Sherry, Sherry Baby - 5 Ways to Make Your Food Dishes Sing

As I was making dinner the other evening and adding some sherry to the pan, the words from the Fours Seasons hit, “Sherry" popped into my head. I am not sure why. Maybe it is because the Jersey .
(August 19, 2008)
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Basil - 5 Ways to Use the King of Herbs

Coming home from the farm and picking up our CSA share, I could smell the freshness of the basil in our basket. It had me thinking about so many dishes I could make to use of every leaf of this ..
(August 20, 2008)
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Salad Bar Suppers - Healthy, Fast, and Fun Dinners For Summer

Salad bars are always so much fun in restaurants and salads are the perfect summer meal. We are in the warm part of the summer and all to soon we won't have the fresh produce available as readily. ..
(August 21, 2008)
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It's Not Too Late to Try Grilling With Wood - 7 Types of Wood ..

You see smoked turkey and fish in the store all of the time. More than likely you have eaten applewood smoked bacon. You can buy BBQ sauce with hickory or mesquite flavors everywhere. But why not do ..
(August 26, 2008)
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Parsley is More Than a Pretty Leaf - 5 Ways to Use This ..

Parsley does adds a bit of life sometimes to an otherwise a drab looking plate. But, that seems so outdated. I like to use parsley when I cook because it does add a subtle flavor. Parsley is an herb, .
(August 26, 2008)
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Open Cans Chicken Casserole

I came across this recipe the other day and remembered that it was a tasty, easy and quick to prepare meal that I cooked in the late 70's. I could come home toss the ingredients together and into the .
(August 26, 2008)
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Radish Top Soup

Before you say ick!, now, I would never think of using radish tops. But, why not? This soup is thick and rich and hearty and is a favorite at our CSA, Crazy Daisy Farm. This is not an original ..
(August 26, 2008)
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Coriander Or Cilantro? - An Herb Or a Spice?

Actually it is both. Coriander is a member of the parsley family and has two distinct personalities -one of the leaf and one of the seed. The leaf part of the plant is commonly known as cilantro or .
(August 28, 2008)
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Pizza Pizazz - There is Life Beyond Frozen Pizza

Pizza is a topic near and dear to almost any male's heart and stomach. It is so necessary for their survival. I also enjoy a really great pizza so my mission was to help my husband see beyond frozen ..
(August 28, 2008)
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Pizza on the Grill

We have a baking stone that we use for cooking pizza, as well as bread. One of them is old and so seasoned that I love the flavors of the food that come off of it. The other one is newer and I am ..
(August 28, 2008)
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Molly's Midtown Market Salsa

A few weeks ago, my husband and I went to the Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis, MN. On that particular Sunday, there was a Latino festival. To tie into the theme of the day's activity, there was ..
(August 29, 2008)
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Thyme is on Your Side - 5 Ideas For Using Thyme in Your Meal ..

Thyme is a member of the mint family. This surprised me because I don't associate thyme with mint. I think of thyme with more of an earthier scent than a sweet aroma. There are more than a hundred ..
(August 29, 2008)
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Tarragon - 5 Ways (Plus 1) To Use This Truly Fine Herb

Tarragon is one of my favorite herb additions to my meals. I like the sweetness that this herb imparts in food. Tarragon is also known as Dragon's Wort, which is a name strange enough to make me ..
(August 29, 2008)
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Gadgets in the Kitchen - What Do You Really Need?

One of my favorite places to shop, besides the book store, is a well-stocked kitchen shop. Most of the time, it is to just look. There are so many little gizmos, whosiwhatsits, appliances, and ..
(July 31, 2008)
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Small Kitchen Appliance Overload - What Do I Really Need?

In my previous article, I discussed kitchen gadgets. While there are many choices for gadgets, there are also endless options for small appliances. The difference with the appliance section of that ..
(August 01, 2008)
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Crockpots Aren't Just For Soup

Do you bring out your crockpot and put it back to work when falls arrives? I find that many people don't even think about using their crock pot during the summer. That is a mystery to me. Crockpots ..
(August 03, 2008)
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Why Get Takeout? - 7 Tips For Successful Wok Cooking

A wok is a wonderful way to try food in new ways and with lively flavors. Chinese food is such an exploration in variety and tastes. So much of the flavor of the dish is based regionally from the ..
(August 04, 2008)
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The Uneducated Palate

When did you learn to really enjoy food? To take those flavors and savor them - feel the explosions in your mouth and enjoy the assault on your senses? People often think that toddlers don't have any .
(July 08, 2008)
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Kitchen Art For Kids How to Get Your Children to Enjoy Eating ..

Look at your refrigerator door. I bet you have three or more incredible works of art. Those pieces of art are your children's interpretations of their world. They are so excited when you put those ..
(July 16, 2008)
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