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Sushi Quik and a New Tortilla Press

With all the festivities, fun parties and then my personal illness around the Christmas break I got backed up on my blogging and so I have a number of posts that I’m working on. One of the first blog posts I want to do is about this cool new sushi making device that will help […]

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Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

I actually did something this weekend that I never thought I would do. I went beyond simply “pinning a pin” on Pinterest and actually did something with an item I found – I followed a recipe that I found on Pinterest. I don’t know about you but this really is a first for me. So […]

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After the Brined Turkey

Well Christmas dinner has come and gone and other than the “wreck” the brined turkey has been consumed. And the verdict? I still do not enjoy the white breast meat from turkey. The truth is, breast meat is simply too dry to be enjoyable. Even after brining for 24 hours, the breast meat was not […]

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Brining a Turkey

I can’t stand to eat turkey; more specifically, I can’t stand the dry, sawdust like white turkey meat that is all too often served up at the traditional family gatherings like Thanksgiving and Christmas. I don’t mind the dark meat so much. As a result of my dislike for turkey, I have been searching for […]

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The Veggetti Veggie Slicer Follow-up

The Eating in the Burbs test kitchen has been using the Veggetti we bought earlier in the summer to see how it really functions. And, I am very pleased to say that it does a very admirable job once one is comfortable with it and has the correct veggies to grind. When I first tried […]

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Construction Techniques for Sandwiches

When constructing sandwiches it is important to make sure that you have meat coverage in your sandwiches from coast to coast on the bread you are working with. To accomplish “coast to coast meat coverage”, simply fold your chosen cold cut in half to form semi-circles. Then place the slices of cold cuts onto your […]

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Video Review of the Veggetti

I picked up a new kitchen gadget – a Veggetti. This is a budget priced kitchen gadget used to cut vegetables like zucchinis, carrots or potatoes into “noodles” for low carb spaghetti, salads or hashbrown potatoes. Have a look –

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Kale Quiche Pie

Seeing as our kale and Swiss chard are still producing like wild things and I have not yet reconciled myself to drinking “kale” smoothies or eating roasted kale chips, we are always on the look out for recipes that we can incorporate kale or chard into. I think this crustless quiche is the perfect way […]

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Healthy Breakfast Cookies – Recipe

For whatever reason, I often have a difficult time eating breakfast because I am just not hungry in the early morning before I head out the door. To deal with this, we have been making healthy breakfast cookies the night before so I can just grab two or three of them, sometimes with my morning […]

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Meatless Monday – Zucchini Scallion Cakes

If you, like me, planted four or more zucchini plants you will need a variety of recipes to deal with the bounty of product you are about to receive.  To help you deal with at least one of your medium sized zucchinis, below is a link to today’s Meatless Monday recipe. I found this Meatless […]