Asian Burger Recipe

Umami.  Say it with me…Oo-mom-ee.  That’s right, the oh so desirable savory taste that needed it’s own Umami International Symposium in Hawaii to ensure it’s recognition as one of the … Read more

White Bean and Tomato Salad Recipe

The pilot series of the Healthy Cooking on a Tight Budget Program has been completed!  One purpose of the classes was to provide recipes using ingredients that are commonly turned down at the Food Bank because people don’t know how to use them.  The first item on that list was dried beans.  On my first day at the food bank the director handed me a couple bags of dried beans and I stared at them with a similar apprehension.  I know how to use them in soups and comforting winter time recipes, but what about in the summer?  Fortunately my friend Elise had the perfect recipe to try.

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Rosemary Garlic Steak Marinade with Oregano Garlic Butter

“I think we should grill today,” Eric said, looking outside at the robin’s egg sky with fluffy marshmallow clouds.  I wasn’t sure I trusted that sky because over the past week it was filled with a beautiful sun that was deceptively cold then would shock us with massive bouts of hail if we dared step outside.  But as I slid open the patio door, a mild wave of warmth washed over me.  It was actually a nice day, the perfect day for steak!

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