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Author Archives: velikova

Zucchini, Red Onion and Tomato Sauté

Zucchini, Red Onion and Tomato Sauté This simple veggie side also makes a great meatless main meal. Just serve over pasta, couscous or rice, with a sprinkling of Parmesan. Ingredients 2 tsp, extra-virgin olive oil 2 medium uncooked zucchini, cut into large chunks 1 small, thinly sliced uncooked red onion 1 cup grape tomatoes ¼ … Continue reading »

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Ohhh … look what I found!

Being from PA, I have had my fare share of hot pepper jelly. I found these today! via PressSync

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Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice Cilantro Lime Rice is a super fast, copycat Chipotle rice recipe. Fresh cilantro, fresh lime, cooked rice, and a few pantry staples create a 10-minute flavor fiesta! It’s budget-friendly, naturally vegan, gluten-free, and YOU control the sodium! Ingredients 2 tablespoons Avocado Oil or any oil 4 cups Cooked Rice white or brown … Continue reading »

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Quick and Easy Steelhead Trout Recipe

Quick and Easy Steelhead Trout Recipe This Quick and Easy Steelhead Trout Recipe is elegant enough for entertaining guests, but it’s also simple enough to make for a weeknight dinner. Ingredients 1 lb. steelhead trout or salmon fillet 4 tablespoons butter 2 shallots, minced 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons fresh dill, minced salt, pepper … Continue reading »

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Moroccan Fish and Couscous Packets

Moroccan Fish and Couscous Packets Be sure to choose fillets of similar thickness so they will cook through at the same time. For an accurate measurement of boiling water, bring a full kettle of water to a boil and then measure out the desired amount Ingredients ¼ cup minced fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive … Continue reading »

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How things have changed over time ….

Summer 1995 – evening spent taking apart VW Thing carburetor with hubby for the millionth time. Summer 2019 – evening spent crawling on hardwood floors with hubby looking for a screw smaller than an ant’s anus that fell on the ground while you were replacing an iPhone battery. I liked 1995 better.

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Hummus, Tomato, and Feta Pita Pizzas with Arugula Salad

Hummus, Tomato, and Feta Pita Pizzas with Arugula Salad Ingredients ¼ cup olive oil 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar kosher salt and black pepper 1 small shallot, sliced 4 8-inch whole-wheat pitas, toasted 1 cup hummus 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 2 ounces Feta cheese, crumbled (about 1/2 cup) ½ … Continue reading »

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Easy Elk Chili Recipe

Easy Elk Chili Recipe Substitute ground venison, buffalo, or lean beef for the elk in this hearty chili recipe. You can prepare the chili up to a day ahead, cool to room temperature, and refrigerate. Freeze leftovers in individual freezer-safe zip-top plastic bags for up to two months. Ingredients 1 lb. ground elk 2 cups … Continue reading »

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Sweet and Tangy Hummus Recipe | Bon Appetit

Sweet and Tangy Hummus Recipe | Bon Appetit Red pepper paste gives this garlic-free hummus its color and smoky-sweet flavor; find it in Middle Eastern markets or online. Ingredients 1 15.5-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed ⅓ cup tahini 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 ½ tablespoon Turkish or Syrian red pepper paste or 2 tsp. harissa … Continue reading »

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Halibut Baked In Foil with Zucchini and Tomatoes

Halibut Baked In Foil with Zucchini and Tomatoes Why this recipe works. Cooking halibut en papillote – baking it in a tightly sealed package to steam it in it’s own juices – is a quick, mess-free way to enhance the fish’s mild flavor, and including vegetables in the pouch is a surefire path to an … Continue reading »

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