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Grapefruit, Avocado and Quinoa Salad

My regular readers may have noticed that nowadays my recipes are leaning more and more towards healthy cooking. The reason is that just recently I was told that my A1C is rising (due to asthma medications) and that if I want to avoid getting full-blown diabetes, I have to eat super-healthy food. Of course, this came as terrible news...
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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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