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featuring information and tips on ingredients, planning, cooking, and other culinary-related tidbits – all part of an endeavor to prepare delicious, enjoyable meals. 

7 Cool Summer Wines

7 Cool Summer Wines

Hot days definitely call for a few cool summer wines!   I am a city girl and love living in a walking neighborhood. While I also very much enjoy quieter time spent at the ocean, in the mountains, or visiting a park, the city is my home. I truly enjoy the vibe of...

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Using Seasonal Ingredients when Dinner Planning

Using Seasonal Ingredients when Dinner Planning

Keeping seasonal ingredients in mind while dinner planning is a great strategy for adding more freshness and nutrients to our meals.   I am a farmers market groupie. Truth be told, farmers' markets even make my “things to do” list while I am vacationing! It does...

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Luscious, Creamy Avocados

Luscious, Creamy Avocados

Avocados are luscious, creamy, and so versatile! They add body and moisture to recipes while providing a large nutritional punch.   avocado | noun a pear-shaped fruit with a rough leathery skin, smooth oily edible flesh, and a large stone an edible fruit of...

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Nutrient-Rich, Budget-Friendly Chickpeas

Nutrient-Rich, Budget-Friendly Chickpeas

Chickpeas are a nutrient-rich, budget-friendly, versatile ingredient that definitely should be in your pantry!   “Vegetarian and frugal it may be, but the chickpea is one of the most versatile ingredients you could keep in your cupboards.” — Yotam Ottolenghi...

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Fish and Seafood Dinner Planning Ideas

Fish and Seafood Dinner Planning Ideas

Lean proteins, like fish and seafood, are essential ingredients to include when cooking health and brain-boosting meals.   This month is all about incorporating more fish and seafood into our dinner planning routines. Fish and seafood top the list for lean...

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