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Summer Solstice, Mid-year Resolutions, and a Healthy Sweet Strawberry Treat

Summer Solstice, Mid-year Resolutions, and a Healthy Sweet Strawberry Treat

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Appetizers, Desserts, Food Facts, Recipes, Seduction Tips, Uncategorized

Summer is the season for celebrating the Sun.  Those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere just enjoyed the longest day of the year with Summer Solstice (June 20- 21). In many traditional cultures, the summer solstice is one of the most sacred days of the year, as it marks the start of abundant sunlight, which brightens our mood and elevates physical...

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In Praise of Real Mayonnaise

In Praise of Real Mayonnaise

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Appetizers, Gluten-Free Diet, Kitchen Technique, Uncategorized

Impress Her With Easy Homemade Mayonnaise If you think that “real” mayonnaise comes form a jar by way of the supermarket, then you’ve been missing out on one of the most luscious taste sensations around. Real is real, and in the case of real mayonnaise, the only way to really experience it is when it is made from scratch, with eggs from pastured...

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Endive: Unique, Sophisticated, Sexy

Endive: Unique, Sophisticated, Sexy

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in Appetizers, Uncategorized

Can a vegetable be all those things? Unique?  Certainly. In fact, endive is known as the “accidental” vegetable. In 1830, a Belgian gentleman, having spent months away due to war, returned to his cellar to retrieve dried chicory roots, with the intention of roasting them to make chicory coffee.  To his initial chagrin, he found his cellar damp and...

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