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Ode to Hummus

Oh hummus how I love you so/ So many foods with which you go/ So many ways to make you mine/ At this moment I see nine. Clockwise from top: Carrot, black sesame seed, broccoli, black garbanzo bean, pumpkin, spinach, black bean, plain, tomato. Basic Hummus Recipe 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chick peas), drained, with 1/4 […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Scuffins

When is a muffin not a muffin? When it’s a scuffin, of course. A scuffin is defined as a cross between a scone and a muffin — and beyond that it’s wide open to interpretation. Some people like to make their scuffins like muffins (soft, cake-like texture) that are in scone shape. Others prefer their […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Pop Tarts

Homemade versions of Pop Tarts are popping out all over the place these days. First we saw this great feature story on make-your-own toaster pastries (we’ll call them that so we don’t step on any trademarking toes) in the L.A.Times food section. Their featured variety has a French-style almond paste – quite a step up […]

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Thanksgiving for Kids

Is there any other holiday in this country that is more centrally focused on food and family? Not that we can think of, just from glancing at the calendar. Problem is, there’s a lot of build-up. You spend all day working on the big meal, and getting ready for the relatives. By the time the […]

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Friday Food News Feed: Nov. 19

Let’s start this week with a call to action. Will the lame-duck Congress finally move on the Child Nutrition Act? Maybe, if you tell them so. Follow this link from Time for Lunch (a project of Slow Food USA) to contact your representatives. The Child Nutrition Act is a federal law that comes up for reauthorization […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Pumpkin

We love, love, love cooking with pumpkin (full disclosure: we usually use the canned pureed variety, not whole pumpkins) because it’s so tasty and nutritious, and because you can slip it into just about any kind of food for a creamy fall flavor. When Endless Simmer posted their “100 Ways to Cook A Pumpkin” feature they had […]

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