Roasted cauliflower steaks with scallion dressing
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Hate Cauliflower? Here’s How to Change That.

Roasted cauliflower steaks is a game-changer for me! Try it and see why. A few years ago I finished a round Whole 30. In a nutshell, it is an elimination diet that lasts for 30 days. Grains are not allowed, so I had to say bye-bye to rice. I needed to substitute something for rice. […]

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cooked black rice in blue and white ceramic bowl
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How to Cook Black Rice on the Stove

 No rice cooker? Cook black rice on the stove!  Is something burning? My husband asks. I sniff the air, and I got a whiff of the unmistakable scent of burnt rice! I rushed into the kitchen, opened the pot on the stove and was greeted with a gust of smoke and a slightly burnt popcorn […]

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apple pancakes
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German Apple Pancakes (Apfelpfannkuchen)

Jump to Recipe Last weekend my husband, Tobi, requested that I make soup and apple pancakes for lunch. We had just arrived from the grocery where we bought apples. I had purchased 4 pieces, and Tobi said we only needed one! We then called up his mom for the recipe. So she was rattling off […]

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cacio e pepe potatoes
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Pecorino Romano Oven Roasted Potatoes

I really wanted to make Potatoes Anna by Deb from Smitten Kitchen (see here), once I saw her post it on Instagram. It is a very delectable looking gallette. I had all the ingredients, but I didn’t read the instructions beforehand.  It needed an hour in the oven plus preparation time! I cannot slice potatoes […]

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oven-roasted broccoli
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Oven-roasted Broccoli

Would you believe my almost 2-year old daughter likes broccoli? But only if it’s roasted in the oven. She used to eat only the stalks, but she surprised us tonight by eating the florets as well. Yes, the stalk of the broccoli is edible. I used to throw those out! Then I read somewhere that […]

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