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What is Jackfruit and How Can You Use It?

What is Jackfruit and How Can You Use It?

Jackfruit is turning up in more grocery aisles and restaurant menus these days. Although I am occasionally skeptical of new food trends, this nutritious, tasty fruit looks like it’s here to stay in my
Green Salad with Peas, Green Beans, and Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Green Salad with Peas, Green Beans, and Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

I love a big salad, especially in the summer. Actually, a big bowl of greens, one that includes lots of crunchy things, is one of my favorite things at any time of the year. My default dressing is a
The Provoleta is Your New Favorite Gooey Cheesy Sandwich

The Provoleta is Your New Favorite Gooey Cheesy Sandwich

Food Head to Argentina and Uruguay to try this breadless version of a grilled cheese What could be better than a hunk of cheese cooked up in a wood-fired oven or barbecue?
Greek Pasta Salad

Greek Pasta Salad

Packed with fresh tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers—not to mention Kalamata olives and feta cheese—this pasta salad has all the flavor of your favorite Greek salad! The lemony garlicky dressing is also
corn fritters

corn fritters

We used to fritter on the regular. The earlier archives of this site are filled with favorites that got us through many snacky toddler meals and excesses of vegetables: broccoli-parmesan, zucchini,

A Guide to the Dried Seafood of Chinatown

Food Everything you need to know about these intensely flavored delicacies, from fish maw to croaker Chinatowns all over the world sell a variety of dried seafood. This handy dandy guide will
Taco-Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Taco-Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Zucchini season is starting to take off, which means we are going to need lots of creative uses for this vegetable. Whether you grow it yourself, know someone who grows it, or just buy it at the
Try This! 4 Great Add-Ins for Hummus

Try This! 4 Great Add-Ins for Hummus

When you are pondering an appetizer for a party, you can never go wrong with hummus. It’s popular with kids and adults, it’s easy to make in quantities large or small, and it’s highly
Lentil Salad with Summer Vegetables

Lentil Salad with Summer Vegetables

As the weather warms, I spend a lot of time outside. My garden is flanked by the trailing tendrils of cantaloupe and watermelon on one side, and a uniform row of ten rhubarb plants on the other. The

Let It Be Sunday, 179!

Hello dear friends! I’m grateful that you’re here – I know there are all sorts of other ways you might choose to spend your Sunday morning. Have you felt like a success this week? Oh… we’re measuring

Root Beer Baked Beans

Here’s a thought that might have just popped into you mind re: baked beans – You know they come in a can right? YES I DO THANK YOU VERY MUCH. My most embarrassing dinner that I enjoy on the regular
Red Chile Braised Beef

Red Chile Braised Beef

We find ourselves eating in, rather than going out, more than not. For one thing, the food is often better, or just simpler. Maybe I’m getting grouchy, but after a recipe trip where I ate our every
Bist du ein zum Leben erwachter Hamburger, der Menschen beißt?

Bist du ein zum Leben erwachter Hamburger, der Menschen beißt?

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