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Asparagus Soup: What to do with Asparagus Ends

Asparagus Soup: What to do with Asparagus Ends

Every time I cook with asparagus, I fret over those woody ends that I’ve always been taught are good for nothing but the compost pile.  While I can add them to my freezer bag of vegetable scraps to make stock, I felt like there had […]

Turkey Potsticker Recipe and Healthy Cooking on a Tight Budget Update

Turkey Potsticker Recipe and Healthy Cooking on a Tight Budget Update

In March I posted a beef potsticker recipe as part of the United Way Hunger Challenge.  While good, it doesn’t compare to my turkey potsticker recipe.  Ground turkey just seems to have a softer texture that works well with the potsticker wrapper which is chewy […]

Soy Dipping Sauce Recipe

Soy Dipping Sauce Recipe

Recipes like dipping sauces are so simple that I sometimes feel silly posting them.  But then I see things like gyoza dipping sauce for $5 a bottle (or more) when I can make the same amount for under $1, and my blood pressure begins to […]

Garlic and Herb Oven Fries Recipe

Garlic and Herb Oven Fries Recipe

I have a tendency to be a sucker for french fries.  I never buy them because a whole serving of fries is just too greasy and makes me feel sick.  But when I’m with someone who buys some, I can’t help myself.  I always ask, […]

Korean Recipe: Bibimbap

Korean Recipe: Bibimbap

Bibimbap, Bibimbap!  I just love saying it!  Go ahead, try it out.  Say it Bee Bim Bop.  Isn’t it fun?  But more than fun to say, bibimbap is fun to eat, and even good for you!  It’s a signature Korean dish consisting of rice, an […]

Dandelion Greens Potato Salad Recipe

Dandelion Greens Potato Salad Recipe

“Tra La!  It’s May!  The lovely month of May!  That darling month when everyone throws self control away.”  I’ve always loved musicals.  As a child the magic of Camelot captured my imagination (and even led to my choosing a Renaissance wedding as an adult!).  One of my […]

Gluten Free Fried Chicken Recipe

Gluten Free Fried Chicken Recipe

“Gluten free diet!  I’m from the South, how can I go gluten free?  I’ll never get fried chicken again!!!”  Her hair tossing around her ears like a curtain of braids, the woman in line behind me at the grocery store wailed to her friend in […]

Easy Pho Recipe (with leftover roast goose)

Easy Pho Recipe (with leftover roast goose)

I think that the best part of the roast goose I posted last week was the easy Vietnamese soup I made with the leftovers.  A subtle mix of sweet, sour, salty, savory and spicy make the soup broth irresistable.  The soup not only used up […]