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Lime Guacamole

Tart lime guacamole is perfect for dipping salty chips into. It’s also great on burgers, nachos and more. Sliding my teeth into the smooth, creamy flesh of a perfectly ripe avocado reminds me of summer vacations by the beach with my grandmother. I can feel the engulfing sunshine on my arms, and the familiar give …

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Roasted Parmesan Leeks

In the past, when I have bought leeks, they have sat in my refrigerator until they turned brown, moldy and emitted a disgusting juice that my husband would clean up. That’s the not-so-pretty truth. I’ve wanted to try them, have bought them and then haven’t done a thing with them. Sad, but true. Until now, …

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Five Facts About Red Cabbage

I really love this photo of red cabbage that I took. So much dimension. So many layers. Here are five interesting facts about red cabbage. Red cabbage is a good source of the flavonoids, a powerful antioxidant that can help protect your body against serious illnesses like cancer. “Flavonoids help the blood vessels to relax. …

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Pomegranate Lemonade

The latest issue of Bon Appetit came in the mail on the same day that I happened to buy a bottle of POM (you know, that pomegranate juice that everyone seemed to be talking about and using, um, yesterday — yes, I am a little behind on that trend). So anyway, it just seemed like …

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Simple Sundried Tomato Pesto

I love pesto. I make a million different variations of pesto. Pesto is my friend. Unfortunately, my husband isn’t as fond of it though. Too bad for him. But, that means more for me (and Will). Pestos are great to use on sandwiches, in pastas, on toasted breads, on vegetables … oh, there are a …

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Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

With a mix of seasonings — including cinnamon — and a fool-proof method for tender, perfect oven fries, this Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries recipe is so good, it could turn a sweet potato hater into a lover. My husband doesn’t like sweet potatoes. He won’t eat them. He turns his nose up when I …

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