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  1. Autumn is for Apples - Arroz Con Pollo with Apples

    Autumn is for Apples - Arroz Con Pollo with Apples

      The Granny Smith Apple Takes Center Stage We enjoyed this treat last week at a Cooking Class with the one-and-only Chef Elizabeth Weaver. She led us in “Apples to Apples” with these fall fruits as the superstars within all...

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  2. 'Forbidden Rice' is a Nutritious, Ancient Grain from China

    'Forbidden Rice' is a Nutritious, Ancient Grain from China

    Forbidden Rice Most people think that rice mostly comes in white, sometimes brown when it is whole grained. But another kind of rice, called by the ancient Chinese forbidden rice, comes in a purplish-black color and is an ancient grain  prized...

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  3. Meatballs! History and Recipes

    Meatballs! History and Recipes

    Meatballs The humble meatball is one of the most versatile foods ever created. It consists of ground or minced meat rolled in a ball, combined with other ingredients such as breadcrumbs, herbs, and spices. It can be used in...

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  4. White Chicken Chile

    White Chicken Chile

    I started this week’s recipe by first having a look in my cupboard to see what I could use.  I had this bag of white beans for a long time and really wanted to find something good to do...

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  5. Having the Right Cookware Set Makes All the Stir Frying Difference

    Having the Right Cookware Set Makes All the Stir Frying Difference

    Having the right cookware set can make all the difference in the world when it comes to cooking great. A novice cook should not use a stainless steel set to learn to cook with. They should instead use a non-stick type...

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  6. Fried Rice: Secret Weapon Against Leftovers

    Fried Rice: Secret Weapon Against Leftovers

    Fried Rice Looking for a quick, yet tasty, option for dinner? The next time you serve rice as a side, make about 1/2 cup per person extra, and you’re on your way to deliciousness. As a bonus, you can...

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  7. Fragrant Chicken with Pandan Rice

    Fragrant Chicken with Pandan Rice

    Chicken and rice with pandan, a simple yet exotic dish. Pandan is a luscious green plant that normally grows in tropical areas of the world, like Vietnam. It is used in Asian countries much like vanilla is used in European...

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  8. Red Beans and Rice

    Red Beans and Rice

    It all starts here Red Kidney Beans and a Smoked Ham Hock. Red Kidney Beans Three times this past week folks have mentioned Red Beans & Rice and I cannot get this simple treat out of my mind.  We...

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  9. Indian Cuisine: Chicken Saag with Basmati Rice

    Indian Cuisine: Chicken Saag with Basmati Rice

    Chicken Saag Indian cuisine is infinitely flavorful, and full of spicy, savory tones and lots of great vegetables.   This dish can be made with chicken, or fried tofu for a true vegetarian version.  Frozen or fresh spinach works perfectly...

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  10. 2 Unique and Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

    2 Unique and Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

    A Healthy Thanksgiving isn't an unreasonable goal. There are many great recipes for healthy additions to your typical holiday meal. Here are 2 ideas to spice up your Thanksgiving meal, all while staying healthy! Both of the recipes to follow are...

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