Month: April 2015

Visit practically anywhere in Mexico and you’ll be delighted by the abundance of fruit. You’ll find juice stands selling a variety of agua fresca, and street vendors peddling fruit on sticks and zesty fruit salads. Where our fruit salads tend to be rather predictable, a typical Mexican fruit cocktail has elements of chili and salt, and perhaps some
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Looking for ideas for a special brunch? Why not a warm and welcoming breakfast casserole? Assemble everything the night before and then just pop it in the oven first thing in the morning.  Continue reading “Breakfast Casserole with Leeks and Asparagus” » SimplyRecipes.com
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Here’s a step up from your everyday tuna salad—swap out the mayo with avocado, add some red onion, lemon zest and juice, sprinkle with the green of cilantro or parsley, and wow! Put it between two pieces of toast and you have a rather perfect tuna salad sandwich with the lovely addition of avocado and
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Please welcome guest contributor Jaden Hair of Steamy Kitchen, author of The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook: 101 Asian Recipes Simple Enough for Tonight’s Dinner, who shows us how to make this Chinese-American classic, Broccoli Beef. ~Elise After moving out of the dorms in college, I found an apartment to share with 3 others. My job was to cook, and as
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A friend told me the other day that cauliflower is “in” (as in hip, trendy, cool). What? In the vicious struggle for vegetable world domination cauliflower is knocking kale off its mighty perch? And for those of us who are fangirls of both, do we take sides? Hah! If cauliflower is finding a place among the trendy fooderati,
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Do you like lasagna, but not the fuss? Make baked ziti instead! It’s a lot like a classic lasagna casserole, but easier to make and without lots of layers or broken noodles. It makes for a perfect midweek or weekend meal, or a hot dish to bring to a potluck. Make extra and freeze for later.
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Roasted asparagus in the oven is one of the easiest way to prepare asparagus. Just coat them with a little olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and maybe a little minced garlic, and roast them until lightly browned and tender. Continue reading “Roasted Asparagus” » SimplyRecipes.com
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