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Comfort Foods That Are Healthy, Too

Comfort Foods That Are Healthy, Too

Healthy Comfort Foods? Yes, Irene, it’s possible to enjoy digging into these staples without guilt. Comfort foods can be healthy and nutritious without a lot of fuss or bother. Most of the ingredients can be assembled beforehand and kept in the pantry until needed. Here are just a few recipes that we enjoy; we hope…

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The right cooking oil for the job

The right cooking oil for the job

If you love to cook, you’ve no doubt wondered what the right cooking oil is best for the cooking job you have in mind. Some health-conscious cooks might even be wondering if they should use oil at all. There’s been much negative press attached to saturated fats, which are solid at room temperature. Saturated fats…

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Book Review: “Foraging and Feasting”

Book Review: “Foraging and Feasting”

In this book review, I’d like to focus on a must-read for those who are truly interested in learning more about edible weeds, and who could do no better than to take a look at “Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook.” It was written by Dina Falconi and Illustrated by Wendy…

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Have you tried foraging lately?

Have you tried foraging lately?

You may have considered planting a vegetable garden this spring, in which case you’re knee-deep in kale, tomatoes and summer squash. But whether you’re an avid vegetable gardener or not, there’s a veritable feast of edible weeds out there for you try, if you’re game. What is an edible weed? It’s any plant that is…

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