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how the Quichua people went from a meager living on growing cacao beans as a commodity to producing luxury chocolate from their own prized beans
let's just think of celery as a low-to-no calorie edible utensil for dressing and Parsemsan cheese in this Celery and Mushroom Salad
Ethnic flavors in one dish for the Thanksgiving table: Saveur's Multi-cultural Stuffing recipe with Asian, Middle Eastern and Hungarian elements
Gourmet Magazine lists their BEST cookie recipe from each year from 1941 to 2008 (68 cookies!). these are Moravian Cookies,1946. wonder if anyone would want to bake every sincle one
A Waldorf Salad, lightened by substituting yogurt for some of the mayonnaise, and spiced up with curry powder
Yellowtail Crudo with Tomato Ceviche at Father's Office, where it's not *only* about THE burger.
more celery than potatoes, a light soup that's still comforting: Celery Potato Soup
this Thanksgiving, plan ahead to have leftover celery just so you can make Braised Hearts of Celery with Vinaigrette
it's like stuffing, but not (because it's healthier?): Wild Rice Salad with Celery and Walnuts
bread baking expert peter reinhart dispels the myth that you can't make a good bagel at home with recipes and tips
desserts that have NO GUILT - Art of Tea's dessert teas like cinnamon fig, blueberry cheesecake, and perfect for after Thanksgiving dinner, pumpkin pie
save the twirling...long pasta broken into matchsticks, with pistachio pesto and pomegranates
Pomegranate juice is loaded with antioxidants and appears to lower blood pressure, so Quinoa Pilaf is doubly healthy
A water filter that's also eco-friendly and ALSO more-than-easy on the eyes
For the very last pieces of Halloween candy -- Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Brownies from
Chilean Bean Stew normally made with corn, but this one with nutrition packed Quinoa instead
love Little Spatula's Asian inspiration for Short Ribs
An unfussy apple cake from Heidi Swanson at 101 cookbooks
like macaroni and cheese, only way, way, WAY healthier with antioxidant-rich spinach and protein-packed quinoa
Steamed puddings have always been a British thing and, if there is one positive aspect to recession, it’s when economy drives us back to our roots of home cooking
turmeric is a powerful antioxidant and prevents alzheimer's - but you can't just take supplements...cook with it!
bring on the banh mi
super simple, but comes out looking elegant: Roast Herb Pesto and Prosciutto Wrapped Fish
who eats plain steamed quinoa? not me. this is quinoa with shrimp in a ginger lime dressing.
Inca Red quinoa is PACKED with protein and other good sh -- tuff. guess it's time for me to try it, esp since it's sooo easy to cook
not quite Galbee Tahng, but foodnetwork makes a good effort at Slow Cooked Korean Short Rib Soup
knife holder as modern art
one word: baconnaise. because really, after this, i have no more words.
devil's food cake gets deeper and darker the day after, so bake tonight and frost with brown sugar buttercream for halloween tomorrow
LOVE Brussels sprouts, but have never eaten them shredded. this autumn might be the year...
shiitake mushrooms are packed with B vitamins and minerals! seared, and served on a spinach salad...
not that i condone boxed mix behavior, but it's williams-sonoma. and it's cookies & cream. and the box is beautiful.
thanks god that we're wising up on branded diets. good old fashioned Counting Calories in back in style.
for a true oenophile - Little Barrel's line of wine-inspired silk neckties, scarves, and headbands. LOVE.