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Magical flourless whole grain pancakes made by soaking steel cut oats and buckwheat groats overnight. Warm breakfast for cold mornings.
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A favorite in our home. Cook a pot of rice and stir-fry chicken and oodles of vegetables adding a sauce made from tamari, brown sugar, ginger, honey and garlic.
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You have to try this sassy saucy Indian dish. The tikka sauce is a pure heaven combo of tomato sauce, heavy cream and spices. Our recipe also offers a vegetarian version made with chickpeas. Everybody's happy!
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Crazy easy con carne. Cinnamon, onions, kidney beans, beef and tomatoes. The neighbors beg us to invite them over.
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Open your mind to a better breakfast. Sweet breakfasts don't suit everybody. Many of us prefer a savory start to the day. With cooked brown rice on hand preparation is only few minutes. This dish works as a one-dish lunch or dinner too.
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Steve reminisces while making this heavenly flour-free dessert. Coconut, honey, egg white and baking chocolate are all you need.
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This smooth and silky textured custard works on its own or with a few slices of brightly colored fruit on top. Cross your fingers for our not so smooth and silky Ward.
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Lots of carrots, parsnips, potatoes and Brussel sprouts take a long trip with red wine and a modest piece of grass-fed beef. Tasty destination worth the drive.
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Keep your dog healthy by feeding fresh food instead ground, dried, kibble made from the unused parts of unhealthy animals. Also keeps their coat shiny, healthy and good looking. Be sure to also have a look the six-page pdf (linked in the recipe) that gives more details.
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If Steve can do it, anyone can. Cutting up a whole chicken saves time, money and waste. Having a routine of cutting up and cooking a whole chicken can provide protein for several meals during the week.
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Non-violent hard-boiled eggs explained simply by Jane. So easy you can check email and text while you're doing it.
Everybody has an opinion.
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Traditional Mexican breakfast presents buttered corntortilla with fried egg on top smothered in tomatoes, chilies and onions. Grated cheese, avocado and black beans added make you want to shout ole.
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Everybody Loves Potato Pancakes. It's true. This recipe comes from Jeff Basom, former chef at Bastyr University and it is quite the favorite among the students for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
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Roasting a chicken (or two depending on your family size) saves minutes and money. The flavorful chicken can be used for Sunday dinner, and then transformed into a Tuesday soup, a Thursday salad.
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Chocolate, almond butter and salted caramel - oh my. These cakes are quick to make, gluten free, and the soft middle melts in your mouth - does it get better?
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This succulent entrée is crazy simple. The mirin (sweet rice wine) and tamari meld with the chicken to make a dark sweet sauce. The oven does all the magic.
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The Joy of Cooking method of poaching the incredible edible egg. Vortex required.
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Nobody complains about a pan of these coming out of the oven.
A combination inspired by Southern hemisphere gods, perfect for a northern hemisphere fall or winter supper. Roast and dig in!
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Not real pretty to look at but neither is the new neighbor. We give you the how to on both a vegetarian version and one that includes ham. The cumin + dill marry well with peas. Try it. You'll see.
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Stuffed chicken breasts sounds difficult and gourmet - not true. A fantastic way to renovate leftovers like roasted squash and extend a pound of chicken to feed a family. Very pretty morsels too!
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This traditional Thai soup uses coconut milk, lemon grass and fish sauce to form a flavorful base. The ginger garlic influence make it a perfect kill-the-cold soup. A popular family favorite. We also give instructions for how to make this a vegetarian/vegan dish in the recipe. Enjoy!