Archive for November, 2012

Roasting a mango intensifies its sweetness and deepens its total flavor. Mangos are packed with vitamin C and are very good for you. Mangos are easy to roast. Choose mangos that are a bit firm, a bit soft, but not mushy. They should feel like a nectarine that is ready to   Read More ...

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Summer has gone by and though squash, sweet potaotes, pumkins abound many already miss the fresh citrus fruits of summer.Roasted Mango Salad Dressing is good anytime of the year, but adds a nice lightness to all the comfort foods of fall. Great with salad greens of your choice, it works   Read More ...

Gluten-free bread, gluten-free anything has advantages for many! I like gluten-free as bread, pasta, or anything made from flour that has no wheat (thus the non -gluten) does not spike your blood sugar and makes you feel ‘fuller’ longer.  Making a paletable bread that resembles a white bread from grains   Read More ...

If you like meatballs, make them by the zillions! Meatballs work as an appetizer, as a main course.  They just work! Turkey meatballs, beef meatballs, veggie meatballs, they are all so practical and delicious! When I make meatballs I always at least double the recipe.  I use an ice cream   Read More ...

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While at our daughter’s recently she and my husband were outdoors doing yardwork and I was inside cooking Chicken & Dumpling Soup. Love that soup! Our grandchild loved it too, especialy the dumplings. She called it Dumpling Soup with Chicken. That tells you what part she likes the best!  The   Read More ...

Categories: Seasonal Favorites

Often a quick lunch, whether on your plate or in your brown bag, includes a sandwich which usually means lunchmeat for many people.  Lunchmeat hasn’t made its way into my grocery cart for years. Not since I became aware of harmful antibiotics and nitrates in many processed meats, along with   Read More ...

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Nothing rounds out a bowl of soup, a plate of pasta, or just about anything like a piece of grilled bread. Slathered (is that a word?) with butter it just has to be good. But sadly, yes you know it’s coming: not good for you.  Here’s my trick for great   Read More ...

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