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Summer Vegetable Tian

In Recipes, Summer, Vegetarian On August 7, 2015 0 Comments

The calendar has turned to August. Boo hoo! And while this means that winter will eventually arrive, it also means that summer gardens are bursting at the seams. Mark and I are growing potatoes this year at a community garden plot at SMCC. A few potatoes were popping up through the soil so I scooped them up and they became a very pretty, very yummy casserole of summer vegetables, often referred to as a tian.

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GF Barbecue Seasoning

In Beef, Non-Slow Cooker Recipes, Pork, Poultry, Recipes, Summer On July 7, 2015 1 Comment

Mixing your own seasoning blends is a good way to ensure they are safe for you—and it’s easy to customize them for your own tastes.

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Easy G-Free PB Snax

In Appetizers and Snacks, Non-Slow Cooker Recipes, Uncategorized On May 18, 2015 0 Comments

These little nuggets of peanut butter goodness are easy, filling and highly adaptable to your tastes.

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Among Friend’s CJ’s Double Chocolate Cookie Mix

In Non-Slow Cooker Recipes, Products We Love, Sweets, Uncategorized On May 15, 2015 0 Comments

According to my 9 year-old taste tester, “Sometimes, you just need a cookie.”

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Biena Chickpea Snacks

In Products We Love On May 5, 2015 0 Comments

Product review of Biena Chickpea Snacks—tasty, crunchy and gluten-free of course!

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Chinese Beef Brisket

In Beef, Cook Once, Eat Twice Recipes, Dairy-Free, Recipes On March 11, 2015 0 Comments

Almost everyone is familiar with corned beef brisket and Texas BBQ brisket, we love to slow cook brisket with classic Asian seasonings to create tender, flavorful slices of beef perfect for rice bowls and noodle bowls.

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Smoked Paprika

In Products We Love On February 27, 2015 0 Comments

We haven’t posted about Products We Love in quite a while, so here’s something for you—just in time for another cold weekend that’s perfect for cooking something wonderful at home…

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Slow Cooker Ham and Navy Bean Soup

In Recipes, Soups, Stews, and Chili, Winter On February 25, 2015 0 Comments

It’s cold, it’s snowy and you’re stuck inside anyhow. How about making something comforting that can cook all day (and night, why not?); something that is stick-to-your-ribs tasty. And yes, it’s gluten-free, too. Dig in, people.

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How to Slow Cook Dried Beans

In Nutrition Bites On February 24, 2015 0 Comments

Slow cooking dried beans is super-easy and economical—here’s how…

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Slow Cooker Almond Granola with Dates and Coconut

In Breakfast and Brunch, Dairy-Free, Fall, Recipes, Winter On January 3, 2015 0 Comments

Start your year with some homemade granola—it’s easy to make in the slow cooker, endlessly customizable, cheaper than store-bought and oh yeah, super tasty, too!