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What to Eat when You’re Sick of Food

Posted: by in Culinary Delights

It happens every year. Post-holiday-season and it hits me. I know I’m not alone. A number of food lovers and chefs have confessed suffering from the same plight—I’m sick of food. “Huh?” you say, “How can you say that?” Let me explain. Despite trying (operative word is trying) to be good during Thanksgiving, Christmas and […]

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Pomegranate, Watercress and Pear Salad

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Nothing can enliven your senses this time of year quite like this refreshing salad of perfectly ripe but firm D’Anjou or Bartlett Pears on a bed of watercress, served with a Blood Orange dressing. In the event you cannot find blood Oranges, simply combine 1/2 cup pomegranate juice with 1/4 cup regular pomegranate juice. Ingredients: […]

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Apple-Cranberry Crisp with Crumbly Oatmeal Topping

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A delicious crisp with a dollop of homemade whipped cream or ice cream is the ultimate comfort food on those chilly winter nights. This deliciously sweet-tart dessert fills the house with the aroma of cranberry, warm apples, butter, brown sugar and cinnamon. For the apples, Granny Smith is probably your most reliably tart and firm […]

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Moroccan-Spiced Fall Vegetable Stew

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While Thanksgiving is perhaps the most traditional meal we’ll enjoy over the holiday season, it need not be boring! When selecting recipes for your the Thanksgiving feast, it’s actually a good idea to include dishes with an array of different textures, colors and temperatures. Not only will your guests find the meal more satisfying and […]

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Great, Butter-Free Mashed Potatoes

Posted: by in Culinary Delights, Culinary Education

Factor in all the holiday get-togethers you’ll be going to and what you’ll be eating there; those pieces of pie, those cookies, candies, bread and just around the time you’ll be opening your Christmas presents, you just might be carrying around a few more pounds of holiday cheer than you’d like. This year, I’m only […]

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