Tag Archives: Black pepper

How to Cook With Your Nose

I remember when I first made the decision to move away from high sugar, high salt food, to more wholesome, natural food.  It was the day that I realized that the pre-packaged food tastes like crap compared to the stuff … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Roasted Beet Salad with Feta

Yesterday we had a very special guest over for dinner–my sister’s boyfriend.  It was the first time we got to meet him so it was very exciting.  Paige wanted me to work my culinary magic to impress him, and I … Continue reading

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Perfect Meatloaf

I love meatloaf.  I do not know why it is always mentioned with derision on TV, b/c the stuff is very good.  Even with my old way of doing it, it was still like a burger in a different form.  … Continue reading

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You Can Make Your Own Chicken Stock

When I tell people that I make my own chicken broth they look at me funny.  It’s the same look that I get when I say that I have five garden boxes, or that I love parsnips, turnips, and rutabagas.  … Continue reading

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Simple and Quick Herb Salmon On Pasta With Spring Vegetables and Lingonberries

I originally wrote this post almost two weeks ago, but thanks to an internet glitch it never got posted.  But it is so amazingly fast and delicious.  It’s so good, they should put it on New Scandinavian Cooking (only nerds … Continue reading

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Salmon with Coarse Ground Herbs and Buttery Nuttery Brussles Sprouts

I can read your mind from here, through space and time.  “BRUSSLES SPROUTS?!?!  Yuck!”  That is what I always thought.  I vividly remember my grandmother’s funeral when my Aunt Dina was relishing the brussles sprouts and my mom was disgusted.  I believed my … Continue reading

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