1309, 2015

Culinary Cheat

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Indian dishes have such an intense appeal to me.   Aromatic curries and blends are not only packed with beautiful flavor and color but with ingredients that have real healthful benefits.  Making them from scratch, […]

305, 2015

Goodness in the Bones

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I have been hearing a lot about ‘bone broth’ lately and it’s amazing benefits.  I roasted a chicken the other night and gave it a try.  After the meat had been pulled off, I placed […]

2201, 2015

A Day at the Farm

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I took the girls to the somewhat local (@45 minutes away) Knaus Berry Farm the other day.  It’s a wonderful old-fashioned bakery/farm with a great variety of produce, fresh-baked breads and sweets.  Our plan was […]

1712, 2014

Aubergine, rich and healthy

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I had a variation of this pasta many years ago at a dinner party somewhere.  I do not remember the occassion or the hosts but I do remember the pasta. This is my re-conncoction.  It’s […]

112, 2014

The Currant

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I know they’ve been around forever but I have recently discovered the currant. I use black currant jelly in my beef tenderloin marinade to create a beautiful flavor and crust (recipe follows) and now and am discovering […]