Posts tagged recipes
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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Farmers' Market Inspiration: Roasted Carrots {RECIPE}

Roasting vegetables is one of my favorite cooking methods come fall and winter months. This recipe is perfect for a Thanksgiving side dish as well as a Sunday dinner at home. Carrots are the sweetest just plucked from the earth. My local farmers' market inspired this fresh out of the grocery tote and into the roasting pan recipe. 

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Love is All You Need in a Breakfast Bowl {RECIPE}

I’VE BEEN IN THE MOOD for overnight oats. It’s easy to make, all ready to eat by morning, and absolutely delicious whether I’m on the go or have a moment to savor breakfast awhile. I’ve made different recipes so far using oats as a base, but creating and discovering new flavor mixtures has become even better because I’ve added buckwheat.

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Love Soup

As Thanksgiving is at the end of the month, the kitchen beckons. I’m dreaming up side dishes and figuring out what to make for the gathering at my table. But menu planning requires something good to satisfy your belly and soul, so make a pot of nourishing soup while you plan your holiday feast.

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Spice Up Your Valentine's Menu

Aphrodisiacs are simply foods, herbs and spices thought to inspire desire. As Valentine’s Day reminds us of some of our favorite aphrodisiacs, we think of the typical temptations: oysters, champagne, caviar, chocolate, figs and lobster. But I like to discover new ways to tempt my love's tastebuds.

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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} Darling's Summer Shrimp in Mojito Dressing

I watch him peel shrimp in the kitchen. He’s holding the knife steady and with precision he deftly cuts along the spine of the shrimp, pink and quivering. At the wooden cutting block he conducts a jazz rhythm with his chef’s knife— finely chopping fresh leaves of mint and feathery cilantro, scooping the green herbs into a bowl. I am enthralled by the way he takes such loving care of the ingredients. 

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