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Curried Chicken Salad

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Creamy, buttery, avocados. Some call them God’s butter.  Shaped like pears with a d...   Read More

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The legendary black rice once reserved for Chinese Emperors, “Forbidden” rice is fable...   Read More

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Seems like everyone is rediscovering the simple joy of poached eggs. After being demonized...   Read More

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There is nothing like a warming bowl of soup to satisfy the soul. The Tuscan bean and vege...   Read More

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We seldom eat out, but I can’t resist Gulfstream in Newport Beach, CA. You can always ge...   Read More

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The store is out of what you need, creativity is running low and dinner hour is looming. W...   Read More

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Mild flavored and pearly white, there is nothing like fresh Alaskan halibut.  I’m alway...   Read More

Roasted Butternut Squash...

Whole foods, prepared simply are tasty and healthy. Perfect for fall dinners, roasted butt...   Read More

Roasted Cauliflower

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Roasted Cauliflower and G...

Toss cauliflower florets and whole garlic cloves with olive oil, then roast and puree. It&...   Read More

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Roasted Maple Granola

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Summer Tomato Zucchini Ca...

Layers of red ripe tomatoes and green zucchini baked with a crisp, cheesy tasting herb top...   Read More

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Whether canned or dried, beans are the backbone of any strong pantry. Strong, like silent...   Read More

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When clients asked for this dish three times in one week, I knew I had to post it for you....   Read More

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Brightly colored Easter baskets filled with chocolate bunnies, chocolate eggs and sweet ca...   Read More

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Beef and vegetable stew, a classic, hearty dish filled with chunks of top sirloin, carrots...   Read More

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Who doesn’t love a good casserole? A breakfast casserole is a comfort food kind if w...   Read More

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