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    Roasted Garlic Oil Dishes

    The unmistakable hint of garlic in Star Roasted Garlic olive oil will turn some of your recipes into unforgettable dishes. Here are some suggestions: Roasted Meat It’s high time you added a dash of this olive oil to your turkey, chicken, lamb or beef. It also works wonders with fish. Vinaigrette If you’re someone who likes […]

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    April 17, 2019
  • Simple, Nutty Vinaigrette

    So, you’ve opened the fridge and found a lettuce, tomatoes, some goat cheese and maybe some radishes and a carrot or two. Well, you’re in luck! All you need now is a simple nutty vinaigrette to create a delicious, nutritional salad. If you fancy throwing in some cold pasta, go right ahead! Recipe Simply mix […]

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    April 3, 2019
  • The Most Popular Italian Pasta Dish

    The average person may struggle to decide which pasta is their favorite, but in Italy there is no doubt. They can’t resist spaghetti with tomato sauce. At the heart of Italian cuisine is something appreciated by cooks all over the world — its simplicity. With just five ingredients, this recipe can conjure up the magic of an Italian home. Ingredients First […]

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    March 21, 2019
  • VALENTINE’S DAY SNACKS

    Valentine’s Day Snacks

    Fancy surprising your partner on Saint Valentine Day this year? How about a bottle of champagne and snacks to usher in an unforgettable night? Here are some ideas for some suitably spicy snacks—the rest is up to you… Mediterranean Brochettes Make a tasty brochette by spearing a cherry tomato, mozzarella ball, basil leaf and anchovy-stuffed […]

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    February 13, 2019
  • A Quick and Easy Tip for a Great Soup

    There’s nothing like a hot bowl of soup in winter. It’s a great staple recipe for a light supper or hot lunch and you can add practically anything. A simple trick is to let it cool once you’ve made it; that way, the fat used to fry the vegetables or released by other ingredients can […]

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    February 5, 2019
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    The Perfect Garnish: Nuts and Vegetables

    Want to liven up your meat or fish dishes with something other than the same old salad, potatoes or rice? How about a fun, colorful and nutritional combination of vegetables and nuts? Read on… Spinach sauteed with raisins and pine nuts makes a mouthwatering garnish. For meat dishes, go for some char-grilled red peppers drizzled […]

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    January 16, 2019
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    Light Dinners to Help You Survive Christmas

    Lights dinners offer a healthy salvation from the avalanche of food coming your way over Christmas and New Year. Since you’re likely to be rushed off your feet at this time of year, here are three light and healthy ideas to get you started. Crudités with hummus You can’t go wrong with crudités: crisp, fresh […]

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    December 19, 2018
  • apple cider vinegar

    CALLING ALL RUNNERS! Have you heard about apple cider vinegar?

    Apple cider vinegar is an almost magical potion for sports enthusiasts in general and runners in particular. A small bottle of this elixir is packed with so many health benefits that you should carry one with you wherever you go. Read on to learn more about all that this magical liquid can do for you. […]

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    November 29, 2018
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    Why Apple Cider Vinegar is Perfect For Marinating Meat

    Marinades are a centuries-old way of preparing meat. They were first used in the Renaissance to make meat juicier or to mellow the flavor of game. Today, marinades are generally used to bring out the flavor of the meat. An ideal ingredient for this purpose (among many other uses!) is apple cider vinegar. As a […]

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    November 29, 2018
  • Hummus, A Great Ally In The Kitchen

    Hummus is a highly versatile spread that works wonders with all kinds of dishes, including grilled fish and roast chicken, as well as making a delicious dip for vegetable crudites.

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    November 8, 2018
  • 5 Tips to Understanding Pasta

    You cook it at home, you can find it in restaurants all over the world, you invent and reinvent it with whatever you’ve got at hand and you can’t get enough of it. If you’d like to know more about this highly versatile ingredient, here are five tips to understanding pasta. Pasta is a great source […]

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    September 7, 2018
  • Tips For Cooking Brussels Sprouts

    Brussels Sprouts: Size Matters! Brussels sprouts are known to sometimes to have a bitter taste. How do you know which are bitter and which are not? From their size! Size affects flavor. The smallest Brussels sprouts are the least bitter. The larger Brussels sprouts can be used for roasting since the high heat will bring […]

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    July 31, 2018
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