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Pickled Butter Beans

My college-going daughter introduced me to pickled butter beans available at the olive bar at Kroger in Bloomington, Indiana. It was love at first taste for me. So when I came back home I tried to look for these pickled beans at my local supermarket but they just didn’t seem to have any. Finally I found some at the...
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Herbed Chicken and Fennel Salad

After this brutal winter, we finally have a break from the sub-zero temps. In fact, this past weekend was positively balmy in Washington DC – with temps in the mid-80s today! Of course, this weather lottery is not going to last for too long because the next cold front will be here in a couple more days. Of course,...
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Meatballs with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Tzatziki Sauce

It has been quite a while since I have posted a new recipe to my blog. It’s not like I haven’t been cooking, it’s just that I haven’t had the time to take pictures and write the recipes out. The result is that my poor blog is dying a slow death. Also, contributing to this slow death is the...
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Sprouted Moong/Mung Beans Warm Salad

I love brightly colored dishes and this one is among the most colorful things I have ever made. The green from the sprouted beans, fresh cilantro leaves and green chili contrast so well with the deep red of the cranberries, the saturated yellow of the dried apricots and the bright white of the Tofu chunks! It wasn't just the...
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