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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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texas caviar with roasted peppers

texas caviar with roasted peppers

Who is ready for a party? This Texas Caviar with Roasted Peppers will be the hit of the party on its own, but especially when served with some chips.  It is so delicious it is worth the extra effort to roast the peppers on your own.  The fact that it is good for you...

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tangerine salad with coriander crusted scallops

tangerine salad with coriander crusted scallops

If I had to come up with one word to describe this dish I would call it “restauranty.” It comes off as all crazy complicated and stylish, but it is actually really easy. I developed it for the April 2010 issue of EatingWell Magazine. And now here it is on...

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chicken stock

chicken stock

Here is the step by step process how to make the best chicken stock at home using chicken bones. All about fond, why you shouldn't use veggie scraps and why you want to simmer gently. When I was getting ready to write this post, I decided to go through my culinary...

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savory squash puree

savory squash puree

    Every fall, when squash is in season, I think of a time when my husband and I were first dating. I had made dinner for the two of us. I don’t even really remember the menu, except there was squash on it. When I told him that we were having squash, he...

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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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