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  Here is a list of my published recipes. You can read more about my culinary background the other recipe development, food photography and content development work I do here. _______ 4 Slim Down Dinners, Recipes EatingWell Magazine, January 2016 Maple: 100 Sweet...

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maple sesame cauliflower

maple sesame cauliflower

I have yet to see cauliflower listed on a kid's menu.  Heck, it isn't usually on the regular menu because a lot of adults I know won't eat it either.  But we all should eat it and here's 5 reasons why: Don't let it's white pallor fool you.  Cauliflower is a...

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Orange Ginger Green Beans

Orange Ginger Green Beans

I'm not really into kitchen gadgets. I don't have a garlic press, an egg separater or an egg slicer. My kitchen is well outfitted, don't get me wrong, but I don't like cluttered drawers and cabinets. There is one "gadget," if you can even call it that, that you'll see...

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Food Styling

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Turkey and Biscuit Casserole

Turkey and Biscuit Casserole

  Transform left-over Thanksgiving Turkey into creamy comforting Turkey and Biscuit Casserole. This recipe also works with chicken. I admit I don't love left-overs.  I am working on embracing them (after all they are cheap and easy.)  I just get a...

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Balsamic Caramelized Onions

Balsamic Caramelized Onions

When I was a personal chef, I cooked for people with all sorts of dietary restrictions.  There was the no gluten family, the vegetarian South Beach dieters and even the bodybuilder who was after as much protein as I could deliver.  I was happy to whip up all sorts of...

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In Season– Pumpkins! Brown Rice Pumpkin Risotto

In Season– Pumpkins! Brown Rice Pumpkin Risotto

Does the mention of making risotto conjure images of standing at the stove for a half hour, stirring until your arm falls off?  What? You don't love that?  Hey, what a coincidence I don't either!  Another gripe: I am sort of a whole-grain freak and I think risotto...

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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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