Fermented Red Jalapeño Hot Sauce — Pleasant Peasant Cuisine

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I love this recipe.  Must try. I stopped in at Compare Foods, as I regularly do. They carry foods and ingredients common to Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean. When I saw a bin full of ripe red jalapeños I had to fill a bag with them. It’s not often I run across … Continue reading Fermented Red Jalapeño Hot Sauce — Pleasant Peasant Cuisine

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… it’s… a superfood? — nutritionnut84

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I want to start off today by stating the obvious: superfoods are pretty super! But wait… you want to know what a superfood actually is? It isn’t some cucumber that looks really good in spandex or a head of broccoli that can totally rock a cape. It isn’t Brussels sprouts that can fly, radishes that […] … Continue reading It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… it’s… a superfood? — nutritionnut84

It’s Fiddlehead Season! — The New Vintage Kitchen

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My favorite part about fiddleheads is that they are free if you can forage them.  Free, healthy greens is a sure way to be frugal! This native delight takes a little time to prepare but is well worth the effort. via It’s Fiddlehead Season! — The New Vintage Kitchen

Braised Kale — The Wacky Spoon

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I love Kale!! Calling all Kale lovers. This curly vegetable has its roots in the brassica oleracea family and has been around for over 2,000 years. In fact, the Greeks and Romans had a steady diet of kale. I doubt they made smoothies with it, but I like to think they might have enjoyed this … Continue reading Braised Kale — The Wacky Spoon

Zillions of Zoodles — snapshotsincursive

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We're going ZOODLES! What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? All the Buzz: Zillions of Zoodles! Anyone who owns a KitchenAid stand mixer will tell you they know all about the Spiralizer. I know it may sound like a super-hero with super-powers, but in many ways it is….for foodies, in my opinion. A Spiralizer is an attachment … Continue reading Zillions of Zoodles — snapshotsincursive

Sweet Potato Noodle Stir Fry — Healthy as HEC

Stir fry is the perfect meal for a weeknight- it comes together in a matter of minutes and has unlimited possibilities for what veggies you want to throw in. Since the cooking process happens so quickly, I recommend having all the veggies chopped and ready to go and the sauce made before you begin cooking. […] … Continue reading Sweet Potato Noodle Stir Fry — Healthy as HEC

Maple Syrup and Orange Braised Carrots — My Favourite Pastime

Please use freshly squeezed orange juice for this recipe. If you want a bit of a tang, add 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice. I wanted mine orange-sweet and so I didn’t add lemon or vinegar. You may need to adjust the cooking time depending on how hard or soft your carrots are. Mine were the large, […] … Continue reading Maple Syrup and Orange Braised Carrots — My Favourite Pastime

Gardening Hacks That Will Make Your Neighbors Jealous — kelleysdiy

DIY Seed Tape: Image: Garden Betty Would you like a quick and inexpensive way to make your own seed tape? Well, all you need is some flour, water, and toilet paper. Make a paste with the flour and water, 1prt flour, 3 prt water, and gently paint it onto the toilet paper. Then space out […] … Continue reading Gardening Hacks That Will Make Your Neighbors Jealous — kelleysdiy

Cabbage and Carrots With Caraway — The New Vintage Kitchen

I'm always looking for side dishes and this looks very tasty! Under pressure, this nutritional side dish is made quickly (and without the aroma penetrating the entire house all day) Cabbage is a cheap New England staple vegetable. In the autumn, you can find heads larger than your own at the farm stands for little … Continue reading Cabbage and Carrots With Caraway — The New Vintage Kitchen

Growing my own vegetables — My Forty Something Life

I love growing my own vegetables.  Definitely a sure way of knowing what you're eating!  I'm looking forward to growing my veggies again this year. I started my own vegetable patch a couple of years ago and haven’t looked back since. After the first year of growing things for the excitement (yes really!), I have … Continue reading Growing my own vegetables — My Forty Something Life