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Almost as Good as Bacon (but Healthier)

by Elizabeth October 2, 2013

I’ve wanted to post this one for awhile – it’s one of the coolest and easiest recipes I learned at Natural Gourmet: Shiitake Bacon. I’m not going to lie and say it’s 100% the same because (at least in my opinion) does anything beat the taste of real bacon? But it’s a very good alternative. […]

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One of my All Time Favorite Salads

by Elizabeth March 18, 2013
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This roast carrot and avocado salad is the second of my two favorite recipes from ABC Kitchen. I wrote about the first last summer and this is a nice alternative for cold weather.  I adapted this from the NYTimes and Food52 recipes and made some changes to simplify and use what I had in stock. Note […]

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Milk. It Does a Fish Good.

by Elizabeth January 24, 2013
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I was browsing through an old copy of Cook’s Illustrated and came across one of the best tips I’ve heard in awhile-soak your fish in milk before cooking to remove any fishy flavor.  If you get your seafood from a reliable source and know what to look for when purchasing you shouldn’t come across the fishyness […]

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Date Night

by Elizabeth October 12, 2012
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Since this is my life right now when we’re not getting takeout (I will miss you Westville!) we’ve been gravitating towards cooking easy and fast. Here are two simple seasonal recipes I made this week. Both focus on a naturally sweet main ingredient that is balanced by incorporating contrasting flavor profiles. Blue Cheese Stuffed Dates I […]

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