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quince

Quince Quinoa Side Dish Recipe For Fall

Among all of the fall fruits, quince is probably the most misunderstood. It looks like it could be as tasty as an apple or a pear, but if you bit right into it you’d be disappointed – its consistency is woody and its taste is astringent. But – and this is an important point – […]

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Apple salsa

Apple Salsa – Spicy, Fresh, Perfect for Fall

Picture our family in the kitchen, surrounded by 27 pounds of apples that we’ve picked. We’ve already made apple pie, applesauce, and we’ve eaten what seems like an endless amount of apples out of hand. What’s left to make? “Apple salsa!” declares one of the kids. Apple salsa… Hmmm… That might just work. Turns out, […]

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Hatch chile cornbread

Celebrate Hatch Chile Season with Hatch Chile Cornbread

Hatch chiles – those fleshy, flavorful peppers that are most prized among chile connoisseurs – are back in season. While the season itself is short, now’s the time to start watching for Hatch chile products and events in your local grocery stores. And if you manage to get your hands on some, you’re definitely going […]

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Chef’s Secret Mashed Potatoes

These rich and creamy mashed potatoes have a secret ingredient – a raw egg yolk. Use Safest Choice pasteurized eggs to make sure your food is safe. Print Chef’s Secret Mashed Potatoes Author: Jeanne Fratello Recipe type: Side Dish Cuisine: American Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  15 mins Total time:  30 mins Serves: 4 servings   Rich and […]

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single orange

Orange Picking – and Fresh Orange Coleslaw

When it’s January in Southern California, there’s no time for post-holiday blues because the orange season is underway and it’s time to get pickin’! (Side note to friends who don’t live in Southern California: Sorry. This is not meant to rub in the fact that each day it is 72 and sunny here. It’s just […]

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brussels basket

Restaurant-Style Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts have an unfortunate reputation as one of the most dreaded vegetables, and yet they’re actually quite tasty…or at least they should be. The key is in the preparation. If you serve 1970s-style over-cooked, limp, flavorless Brussels sprouts, you’re pretty much guaranteeing that your family members will turn up their noses. But if you […]

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