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Leeks, Green Onion and Chèvre Tart

You’ve heard of leeks combined with potatoes to make a tasty soup. Would you have thought of combining leeks, green onions and goat cheese (Chèvre), and then using puff pastry to bring it all together?

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Chickpea and Fingerling Potato Soup

Chickpeas, commonly called garbanzo beans, have long been valued for their fiber content and are one of the world’s healthiest foods. If you like chickpeas, this vegan recipe is for you.

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Whole Grain and Seed Soda Bread

I woke up thinking about life in the mid 19th century and my relatives who came west to find a different lifestyle. I wondered what they ate and what staples they loaded onto their wagons for the long journey to … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet Salad with Fennel and Shaved Asparagus

Beets have a naturally nutty flavor and, when roasted, a wonderfully sweet taste. They are very low in saturated fat and cholesterol and high in vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium, copper, manganese, Folate and fiber.

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Cheesy-Creamy Baked Cauliflower

This is a recipe I modified from a 2008 Bon Appétit magazine article. The original recipe called for Comté cheese, which I found hard to find locally. I substituted Gruyere and Fontina cheeses which are located at most markets and … Continue reading

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Moroccan Couscous with Saffron

  Couscous is a traditional Berber dish from Africa. It is made from tiny granules of steamed durum wheat.

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Spinach-Feta Puff Pastry Tart

This Greek combination of spinach, feta cheese and lemons is a true flavor-flash. Add a little fresh dill and mint into the mix and you have something that will make your friends and family clamor for more.

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