Posts tagged cooking
Healthy Cooking Tips Every Home Cook Needs To Know

Healthy cooking at home can be therapeutic and gives your food some soul. It’s always better to cook and eat at home rather than dine out, for many reasons. I have been breaking my habit of giving into buying meals out when I’m “too tired to cook” and forcing myself to go straight to the grocery store instead. What I would have spent on a meal out could buy a bag of groceries!

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Sunday at the Farmers' Market

On Sundays when I can go to the farmers' market, I enjoy the seasonal local produce that is available. Among all the seasons, the harvest season of fall is the most inspiring. It arrives around October, and then by Thanksgiving we have such plenty: pumpkins, squashes, arugula, kale, the dark green Tuscan cavalo nero or dinosaur kale, yams, mushrooms, persimmons, pomegranates. As much as I love the springtime, autumn is glorious.

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Clay Pot Cooking for a Sunday at Home

Here is a comforting recipe for Squash, Bean & Quinoa Stew with Kale served with a boule miche of French bread and garnished with a spoonful of homemade pistou.

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{RECIPE} Seductive Carrots with Cinnamon, Ginger and Pomegranate

These rainbow carrots are so lovely left rustic in their skins, not peeled or cut, just au natural and naked from the earth. Gently rinse them, toss in olive oil and sauté. It’s very simple. Sprinkle with cinnamon; then add in slices of fresh ginger root, and splash with pomegranate juice. Voila! You’ve got an ooh la la dish worth its spice in seduction.

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