Starter Recipes

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Delicious Dill in the Russian Aisle

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How are you preparing for Defender of the Motherland Day? Get a taste for the ...Read More

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Brandied Coffee Baked Beans

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The beans presently used to make baked beans are all native to North America.

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Seven-Layer Dip

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A crowd-pleaser on any occasion.

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Hummus

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Hummus is high in iron and vitamin C and also has significant amounts of folate ...Read More

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Guacamole

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Guacamole was made by the Aztecs by at least the 16th century -- it means ...Read More

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Butternut Squash Soup

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Butternut squash is a fruit that can be roasted, toasted, puréed for soups, or mashed ...Read More

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Homemade Ketchup

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The ultimate homemade ketchup is made with homemade tomato purée from homemade tomatoes.

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Homemade Fruit Leather

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Fruit leather is simply a fruit dried in puree form, usually with a dash of ...Read More

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Black Bean Soup

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The black bean by any other name ... is the black turtle bean, the black ...Read More

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Mediterranean Soup

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Although the Mediterranean region spans a wide variety of cultures, the historical connections of the ...Read More

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Pesto Dip

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The word 'pesto' comes from an Italian word which means to pound, to crush, because ...Read More

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Spicy Tomato & Bacon Pasta Sauce

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Rome is "Roma" in Italian, so the Roma is a capital tomato.

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The Galettes Alternative — Healthy Snack Wrap

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Fast-food snack wraps are popular but unhealthy. They're not snacks; they're meals. Give your kids ...Read More

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Life & Limb and Sweet Potato Soup

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Sweet or spicy alone can overwhelm, but they pair beautifully. Today Food Thinkers introduces the ...Read More

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Candied Espresso Walnuts

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An espressive treat.

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Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These cookies are a chocolaty step up on a traditional favorite that perfectly pairs with ...Read More

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Grilled Zucchini — Quick, Easy, Healthy, Dippable

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Sell the kids on this healthy vegetable snack by stressing its "dip-ability."

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Finding Clarity in Rhode Island Clam Chowder

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Rhode Island Clam Chowder is a most curious cultural oddity. Neither white, nor red, it ...Read More

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When Life Deals You Bones … Make Soup!

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Spice up that annual turkey soup ... literally. Curry and cauliflower make this turkey soup ...Read More

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Salty Snack Satisfaction

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Dig deep -- really deep -- into the back of your freezer. I'm guessing you ...Read More

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The Salsa Spin

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With a taste somewhere between a Bloody Mary and going out for Mexican, the Salsa ...Read More

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Parsnip Panache

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Very similar to the carrot in appearance and texture, parsnips have a much stronger, nutty ...Read More

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Pepitas (Toasted Pumpkin Seeds) for the Breville Smart Oven

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As Halloween rolls around, you may be thinking jack-o'-lanterns. Pumpkin seeds are a great snack, ...Read More

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Grilled Squid

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If your only experience with calamari are those little fried rings, you're missing out on ...Read More