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Cold Marinaded Octopus and Cucumber Salad

Thursday, June 24, 2010

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Cold Marinaded Octopus and Cucumber Salad

Cool foods are good for hot days. This dish is a great seafood marinade with octopus and cucumber that goes well by it’s self or as an appetizer or starter to a meal!

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Cooking Technique: Homemade Mustard

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

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Cooking Technique: Homemade Mustard

A while back there was a lesson on how to make your own ketchup. Since condiments are something that can be used year round for many different things, mustard was obvious for our next how-to technique!

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Kale Crisps, a Healthy and Guilt Free Snack!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

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Kale Crisps, a Healthy and Guilt Free Snack!

It’s always great to find an healthy snack, and this one is also a great alternative to potato chips! Kale crisps are a low carb, low calorie, and cholesterol free!

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Basil Tortellini Pasta Salad

Saturday, May 22, 2010

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Basil Tortellini Pasta Salad

This basil tortellini pasta salad is a perfect dish to bring on a picnic or to a BBQ for Victoria Day or Memorial day which are coming up! It’s made with a vinaigrette dressing that will have it tasting better and better the longer it sits so, it will keep if you have to make it ahead of time!

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Asian Inspired Pear Salad

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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Asian Inspired Pear Salad

It’s that day of the week again where we bring to you a healthy dish. This is an Asian inspired pear salad with a tangy salad dressing to go with it! The addition of roasted chicken breast makes this salad perfect for a full meal or can be cut down to smaller amounts and used as a side dish!

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Homemade Ketchup

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

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Here’s a video showing how to make homemade ketchup with a pressure cooker!

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Cooking Technique: How to Preserve Food Through Pickling!

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

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Cooking Technique: How to Preserve Food Through Pickling!

Preserving foods has been going on for thousands of years in different forms to keep our food from spoiling. One of the main ways is to pickle your food, which not only preserves the food for later use, but can change the taste and texture of it.

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Natural and Frugal ways to Dye Easter Eggs

Friday, April 2, 2010

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Natural and Frugal ways to Dye Easter Eggs

This weekend many people will be boiling eggs and then decorating them in fantastic ways. There are a few ways to do your egg adornments this year besides the usual colored tablets that you get in a box. This year you can do it more naturally and/or inexpensively.

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How-to Poach Eggs

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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Easy and quick How-To Video on how to poach eggs at home! All you need is water, fresh eggs and just a little bit of vinegar!

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Cooking Technique: Homemade Corned Beef

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

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Cooking Technique: Homemade Corned Beef

Corned Beef and Cabbage is as Irish-American as you can get when it comes to celebrating St. Patrick’s day. But what if you can’t find corned beef in your local store, or it’s so fatty that you’re spending all the green on fat rather than good meat? Today’s technique will help remedy this situation! We are talking about how to make your very own homemade corned beef!

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