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This recipe makes a fairly traditional corn chowder with unsweetened soy milk instead of half-and-half. Other non-dairy milks may be substituted.
There are few savory recipes for rhubarb. Refrigerator pickles are easy to make and fun to eat. You can vary the spices to suit your tastes. This recipe results in a sweet but peppery pickle.
Baking eggplant slices prevents too much oil from seeping into the eggplant. It also is a very easy way to prepare it. Simply peel it or not, slice it, and simply brush the slices with oil or pesto or bread the slices. If you bake them on a rack, you don’t even need to turn […]
A sweet and sour balsamic vinegar glaze with a hint of orange turns beets into a luxurious side dish. Butter adds richness. Omitting the butter and chilling the beets in the sauce makes a great summer side dish.
Baked beets = lazy beets. And they are wonderfully tasty, too. No difficult peeling; the skin is easily sloughed off the cooked beets. Fresh beets are delicious but peeling and paring them can be a messy job. Cutting the hard red globes can be hazardous and you have to be careful not to have the […]
My grandparents’ icebox cookie recipe as written by my father.
Whirr sunflower seeds, grated parmesan, flour and a bit of liquid in a food processor and a great cracker is the result. They are strong enough to scoop a fairly stiff dip but with seasoning are wonderfully nutty tasting on their own. It’s also an inexpensive way to have really good, high-protein, whole-grain crunchies for […]
Getting the cheese smoothly incorporated into a “cheese-and” soup can be a daunting task. Often the semi-melted cheese wants to grab hold of whatever solids are in the soup before it will form than velvety-smooth texture we all love. Other times, the cheese will sink to the bottom and scorch or wrap itself around the […]