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Preserved Kumquats and a Sore Throat Remedy

These little guys are so cute!  They were not on the shopping list, but they called out “buy me! buy me!” Sometimes I cannot resist cute fruit. Some of these little guys will be eaten fresh. The rest will be preserved. I have been meaning to get around to preserving lemons, but lemons disappear around here before they can get …

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Rumi’s Sweet and Sour Sauce

For years, Rumi’s egg rolls have been a beloved food in my home. However, the sweet and sour sauce she …

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Easy Creamy Vegan Pasta Sauce

If you ever really want to annoy a vegan, ask them if they miss bacon, or if they get sick …

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Rumi’s Chinese Egg Rolls

Warning! These are addictive! Crunchy on the outside, savory and chewy on the inside. Lots of umami. And even the …

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Candy & Halmoni’s Authentic Spicy Kimchee

My friend, Candy, is a devoted home-schooling Mom, wife, caretaker of family pets, and a very mindful eater. Her cupboard …

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EASY Rosemary Steak with Cheesy Gnocchi and Fresh Asparagus

This is a win-win EASY half-make-ahead special dinner. I love those! You get credit for taking the time to make something …

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Red and Pink food coloring from one ingredient!

If you are not a fan of red food dye #40, this is for you! Recently, we made delicious and …

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Grandma Sue’s Homemade Chicken and Noodles

Happy National Homemade Soup Day! (Jan 4) Today we are enjoying Chicken and Noodles, passed down to my children from …

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Winter Kale and Almond Pesto – with a Vegan option

As is often the case, my eyes recently grew way bigger than my stomach. At my local Whole Foods, the …

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Easy Goat Cheese Gnocchi with Winter Kale Pesto

When these pillows first hit your palate, you taste that rich full sauce. Then the tang of the goat cheese …

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Blue Food Coloring for Your Superbowl Cupcakes!

DO try this at home! Especially with the kids. For some reason, the need for blue food coloring keeps coming …

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