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Kale Snacks

3/30/2006 meps 0

I have made a triple batch of this, and still had it disappear in 10 minutes. It’s a little labor-intensive, but it serves as a wonderful alternative when you’re craving potato chips. 1 large bunch […]

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Sweet and Spicy Chicken with Orzo

3/29/2006 meps 0

1 cup orzo 2 T chopped flat-leaf parsley 4 t olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 t cinnamon 1/2 t salt 1/4 t ground ginger 1/4 t cayenne 2 8-oz […]

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Cynthia’s Sangria

3/27/2006 meps 0

We enjoyed this version of sangria during a south-of-the-border potluck aboard Wind Dancer. It’s sweeter than my traditional Schulte Sangria, and it goes down like adult Kool-Aid. The mandarin oranges and pineapple at the bottom […]

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No more pressure cooker explosions

3/24/2006 meps 0

When Barry and I first encountered a pressure cooker, it was in the kitchen of our very capable friend, Barbara deLackner. It was the old aluminum “jiggle-top” kind, but Barbie used it often without problems. […]

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Sesame brown and wild rice

3/24/2006 meps 1

3 T unhulled sesame seeds 1/2 C wild rice 1 C brown rice 2-3/4 C water, boiling 1 T tamari 2 t sesame oil Heat the pressure cooker over medium-high heat and toast the sesame […]

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Dhal Dip

3/23/2006 meps 1

A pressure cooker recipe… 1 T olive oil 1 t butter 1 small onion, chopped 2 t ginger, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 serrano chile pepper, seeded and minced 1/2 garam masala 1/4 t […]

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Spiced chickpea snacks

3/23/2006 meps 0

This is a pressure cooker recipe, although you can do it with canned chickpeas or cook them in a pot instead. 1 C dried chickpeas Soak peas overnight in water, drain. 4 C water 1 […]

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Filipino Corned Beef Hash

3/20/2006 meps 0

1 T vegetable oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 onion, diced 1 tomato, chopped 1 large potato, diced 12-oz can corned beef In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and […]

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Nothing to lose but a few pounds

3/19/2006 meps 0

I called a couple of friends last week to invite them for dinner. “Come on over tonight,” I said. “Barry’s making curried chicken with apples and mango chutney.” They arrived promptly that evening, anticipating some […]

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Tropical kiwi banana sauce

3/18/2006 meps 0

2 ripe kiwis 2 ripe bananas 2 T butter Pinch salt 3 T sugar 1/2 C orange juice 1/2 C milk or half and half (for a really decadent version, leave out the orange juice, […]