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Produce Spotlight: The Ultimate Guide to Parsnips

Produce Spotlight: The Ultimate Guide to Parsnips

Is that a white carrot? No it's a parsnip! In this Ultimate Guide to Parsnips, we will get to the bottom of several common questions about this tasty root. Where do parsnip seeds come from? Can you freeze parsnips? How about eat parsnip leaves? What is healthy about...

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crispy skin chicken

crispy skin chicken

If I were to ever have the need to use the beloved millennial phrase "on repeat" about something I cook, it would be about Crispy Skin Chicken. For my entire adult life, I have made this chicken recipe over and over (and over on repeat) and love until death do us...

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mashed carrots and parsnips

mashed carrots and parsnips

I had no idea that Carrot and Parsnip Mash was a popular Irish side dish until recently. Since discovering it, we have been loving the sweet and creamy mashed veggies as a paleo alternative to potatoes and I am so excited for you to try it too. I actually stumbled...

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apple cider vinegar salad dressing

apple cider vinegar salad dressing

Bye bye bottled dressing! A simple 5 minute recipe for salad dressing using apple cider vinegar. Plus a simple list of the elements to make a great homemade salad dressing and vinaigrette from scratch. I originally shared this Apple Cider Vinegar Salad Dressing on...

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chicken vegetable soup {paleo}

chicken vegetable soup {paleo}

My whole family loved this hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup. It is grain free and dairy free, which means it's Paleo friendly. Leftovers freeze really well, and also heat-up for lunches at the office. Each 2 cup serving is under 300 calories, and has 25 grams of...

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how to thaw chicken safely

how to thaw chicken safely

Stop! Don't leave that container of frozen chicken out on the counter! Read this first and learn how to thaw chicken safely. I have three alternative ways to thaw chicken. I remember clearly seeing a styrofoam container of chicken thawing on the counter many times a...

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roasted turnips

roasted turnips

Here is a simple recipe for Roasted Turnips. It's a great recipe for beginners because it is so easy. It is a great vegetable side dish alternative to potatoes and is paleo friendly, vegan and whole-30 approved! Since I have been cooking paleo this year, I have gotten...

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Hi! I am Katie and I am glad you're here. Welcome to my Vermont kitchen. I am a classically trained chef, former food stylist and also a reformed dieter. Today, I believe no food should be off limits. Here on my food blog, you'll find hundreds of easy weeknight dinners, simple seasonal vegetable recipes and intuitive eating tips. If you've got seasonal produce and you're wondering what to do with it, or you're just ready to say goodbye to dieting, then we're going to be besties in like one minute! Take a look around, have a bite to eat and let's hang out!
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