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Green Bean Casserole with Smoked Cheddar and Fennel

After first publishing this Green Bean Casserole recipe a few years ago, it instantly became one of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes. It’s an easy recipe, and can be prepped in advance. I’m republishing it today in honor of the woman who invented the green bean casserole, Dorcas Reilly, who passed away last week at age 92.

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Whole Garlic Heads for Roasting

Gratitude and Garlic

Instead of focusing on what I couldn’t eat, I came up with up with something else I love, and simply chose to make that a part of the holiday. It’s now one of my favorite parts of the holiday meal.

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Eighteen Holiday Gift Ideas for Healthy Cooks

I just love putting together this annual gift guide–it’s like giving all of you a virtual holiday present! My goal is to give you some ideas for things that are both thoughtful and practical, that your recipient will love and actually use.

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Porcelain Mortar & Pestle

Fifteen Gift Ideas for Healthy Foodies

I know, I know: Holiday gift guides are lurking in just about everywhere corner of the internet these days. I’m adding my own list because, well, I just can’t resist! I really enjoy seeking out new/interesting/useful/pretty kitchen and cooking items, so I hope you’ll find something worthy in this list for your loved ones (or for yourself!).

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Whole Wheat Matzo Ball Soup

Whole Wheat Matzo Balls

Matzo balls are one of my favorite Passover foods. They’re usually made with “regular” matzo meal, which is simply plain matzo (made with refined flour) that’s been ground back up into a rough flour. Whole wheat matzo meal, then, is just whole wheat matzo that’s been ground back up into a rough flour.

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