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gluten free gingerbread sheet cake

gluten free gingerbread sheet cake

  I have just finished reading [or more accurately, I have been listening-to on Audible while jogging or driving to pick-up my kids from one activity or another] James Beard Award winning, Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef...

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garam masala cedar plank salmon

garam masala cedar plank salmon

This Garam Masala Cedar Plank Salmon is super simple to make (even though it sounds exotic!) Simply rub the whole filet of salmon with the spice mixture, then grill it on a Cedar Plank! I have been wanting to share this brilliantly easy technique for a while. It is...

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healthy maple tahini chicken and broccoli stir-fry

healthy maple tahini chicken and broccoli stir-fry

This family-friendly weeknight entree comes together in a snap. Just make sure to prep your chicken, broccoli, the maple tahini sauce and other stir-fry ingredients before you start cooking. It is naturally gluten-free if you use tamari soy sauce. Making Home-Made...

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maple pickled onions

maple pickled onions

I used to hate what Vermonters call “Mud Season.” When I first moved to Vermont, I thought the March weather in Vermont was some sort of cruel trick. I couldn’t understand why it was such a terrible combination of mud, sticks and winter. Clueless, I even took my snow...

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honey sweetened champagne granita

honey sweetened champagne granita

This week I am thrilled to announce I am doing a guest post over at SugarFreeMom.com. So to get the recipe for this honey-sweetened Champagne Granita, you'll have to head on over there to get it.

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cherry almond chocolate bark

cherry almond chocolate bark

Chocolate lovers unite!! This Cherry Almond Chocolate Bark is delicious and easy to make after a quick lesson on tempering chocolate. Take a moment to read...it is not as hard as you think and the results are well worth the effort! You know what makes chocolate so...

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beet ginger juice

beet ginger juice

  My juicer has spent many a long dusty months in my basement over the years. I seem to go through phases of using it like crazy, and then abandoning it on a shelf next to the furnace. Right now, I guess I’m on a juicer kick. Maybe it is the constant stream of...

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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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