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Seasoning Suggestions

Seasoning Suggestions

To flavor your food reach for herbs and spices rather than high-sodium table salt. Make sure to read the labels of seasoning mixes because many of them contain salt. Seasoning Suggestions Pasta: Basil, Fennel, Garlic, Paprika, Parsley, Sage Potatoes: Chives, Garlic, Paprika, Parsley, Rosemary Rice: Cumin, Marjoram, Parsley, Saffron, Tarragon, Thyme, Turmeric Seafood: Chervil, Dill, […]

How To Roast Chicken

How To Roast Chicken

Pulling a tender, juicy roast chicken with crisp, golden brown skin out of the oven is so rewarding. For a simple side, roast a pan of in-season produce like spring onions, ramps, new potatoes or carrots during the last 20 minutes of cooking. INGREDIENTS 1 Whole Chicken (4 Pound) 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt 1/2 Teaspoon […]

Reducing Sodium In Your Diet

Reducing Sodium In Your Diet

Let’s face it; most of us eat way too much salt. A high-sodium diet can increase risk of high blood pressure (hypertension), which can lead to cardiovascular and kidney disease. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend limiting sodium intake to less than 2,300 mg per day, which is about 1 teaspoon of salt. The good […]

A Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Dish

A Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Dish

It’s that time of year again, in America, when the beer turns green and the aroma of corned beef and cabbage fills the air. The dish is so comforting, but just what is corned beef? The term has nothing to do with corn, but was the English term for a small granule, such as a […]

Turkey

Turkey

The turkey came originally from America and was first domesticated by the Aztecs in Mexico. The Spanish introduced turkeys into Europe and they soon became a popular choice in France, Italy and Britain. When early settlers from Britain, France and Holland crossed the Atlantic to North America, the vast flocks of turkey that roamed wild […]

Freezing Fresh Herbs

Freezing Fresh Herbs

Freezing Fresh Herbs Spring is here and it’s time to grow a variety of herbs, but what do you do when you have an abundance that you don’t want to go to waste? The answer is to freeze them. To freeze hardy herbs like thyme or rosemary, chop the leaves and put them in an […]

French Toast Toppings

French Toast Toppings

French Toast Toppings Ok, most of us love maple syrup on our pancakes and French toast, but sometimes it’s fun to change it up a bit. Here are some interesting alternatives that just may become your new favorites. Apples & Thyme Sauté 2 large Gala apples (cut into 1/2 inch thick pieces(, 1 tablespoon fresh […]

Last Night's Standing Rib Roast

Last Night’s Standing Rib Roast

Now that the weather has begun to get cooler it’s time for roasts. Standing rib roast is my all-time favorite minus the price tag. So easy to make, too. Turn oven to roast at 350 degrees. Thyme and basil on top along with garlic and olive oil. Place uncovered in oven until it’s how you […]

Substitution Guide

Substitution Guide

Substitution Guide Ingredient Substitution Allspice (1 tsp.) 1/2 tsp. cinnamon + 1/4 tsp. nutmeg + 1/4 tsp. ground clove Baking Powder (1 tsp.) 1/4 tsp. baking soda + 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar Baking Soda (1 tsp.) 2 tsp double-acting baking powder + replace acidic liquid ingredient in recipe with non-acidic liquid Balsamic Vinegar Equal amount of sherry […]

Roast Beef Tenderloin 3 Ways

Roast Beef Tenderloin 3 Ways

Roast Beef Tenderloin 3 Ways Here are three different ways to cook Beef Tenderloin.  Remember to let your roast rest for a bit after removing from the oven because it will continue to cook.  Classic 1 Two to Six Pound Beef Tenderloin 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon Minced Garlic 3 Tablespoons Rosemary 2 Tablespoons […]