Sweet potatoes and yams are packed with nutrients and flavor. This recipe for Vegetarian Sweet Potato Salsa can be eaten as-is, on homemade pita chips, and goes perfectly with fresh fish and poultry.
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Quinoa is an edible seed with a low glycemic index. Its nutty, substantive qualities make it an ideal meal, or side dish. This recipe is extremely easy to make, delicious and quite healthy.
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Scampi is a great summer dish to make. It’s filled with fresh shrimp, garlic, butter, veggies, and usually pasta. Although scampi is usually made with shrimp, you can add all kinds of fresh seafood, and come up with something original. Here is a simple, but delicious recipe for Shrimp and Crab Scampi.
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Chicken Francaise is a poultry dish that can be found in most Italian eateries. It fresh, lemony sauce is the perfect accompaniment for tender sautéed chicken. I’ve made this dish many times over my career to rave reviews. This particular dish is easy to prepare, and can be served over rice, potatoes, and pasta.
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Springtime is here. It’s time to get out your gardening equipment, till the soil, and prepare for your garden. It’s been a long hard winter, but all of that extra snow has actually had a positive effect on something- extra moisture in the soil. This extra water will help your plants thrive and have an advantage right from the start! If you’re planning on having a vegetable garden, try getting your plants in the ground by Mother’s Day.
I often get calls from my friends and family with cooking questions, one of the most frequent questions I get asked is, “I’m cooking such and such, what herbs should I use?” Talk about an open-ended question with infinite answers.