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Easy Egg Drop Soup - A fast weeknight comfort-food meal

Easy Egg Drop Soup

This easy Egg Drop Soup has become one of my favorite weeknight dinner recipes… and what better time of year to share this recipe? Not only is it in keeping with the time-honored Jewish tradition of Chinese Food On Christmas, but it’s also a wonderful, warming comfort food on any chilly winter night.

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The Pastured Pig, an Unprocessed Alternative for Sustainable Meat

In 2012 my wife and I decided to shake things up. We were both overly stressed, overworked, overweight, and over our urban existence. Our lifestyle and environment were sending us down a path of misery and discomfort and we needed to make some changes. I started by growing vegetables. We added beehives and a chicken coop and it was soon beginning to look a bit like a farm. Once we had a good handle on the veggies, eggs, and honey […]

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Quinoa-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Quinoa-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Although winter squash are available nearly year round, there’s something hearty and comforting about eating them that seems perfect for colder months. This Quinoa-Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe really makes the squash the star. This dish can stand alone as a vegan-friendly entrée or can be served alongside a nice piece of fish or chicken.

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10 ways to get dinner on the table in 10 minutes

10 Ways to Get Dinner Done in 10 Minutes

What’s for dinner? That’s the million dollar question, right? You forgot to thaw out something, you’re working late and you come home starving with several other mouths to feed. Sound familiar? Don’t hit up the drive-thru or order in a pizza, let’s figure this out together! Check out my simple tricks and enjoy these four recipes to get a healthy meal on the table in 10 minutes.

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Banh Xeo Vietnamese Crepes

Banh Xeo – Crispy Vietnamese Crepes with Sautéed Kale and Mushrooms

One key thing we’ve learned from cooking around the world is that everyone seems to love crepes. Of course we all know the French, but what about Ukranian and Nepali ones? As it turns out, almost every cuisine has its own type of crepe! Sure enough, the Vietnamese have their own special version too, and even amid the ubiquity of a thin pancake, there is something truly unique about Banh Xeo.

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