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Cookbook Review: Weightwatchers New Complete Cookbook

Why am I talking about a book from Weightwatchers in Christmas Week? I know, at this time of year we think of feasts and richness. Health eating is shoved to deepest, farthest reaches of our conscious brains. Thing is, the subconscious mind is still there saying, “You oughta …” Most of us are not going…

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Potato and Pear Galette with Roquefort from The Little Paris Kitchen by Rachel Khoo

In the coming days, we are all likely to be preparing a feast or two. Thanksgiving has to have had the turkey and mashed potatoes. But for these coming days, perhaps another meat might appear on your table. And, while mashed potatoes deserve to be called the National Food, there are other ways to offer…

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Navarin of Lamb from Kevin Dundon’s Back to Basics

Navarin. Just say the word and you know it has to be French. And it is. A navarin is traditional French ragout or stew of lamb and vegetables. The name probably comes from “navet,” the French word for turnips which is the one vegetable traditionally included. Navarin has been a spring dish, which lamb is…

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Carrot Mole with Toasted Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette

For the end of the year feasts, why expand the range of your table with something Latin, spicy, and actually very healthy. Carrots are a super food that we just don’t see on restaurant menus or often put on our home dinner plates. Frozen food manufacturers try to get you in a carrot mood by drowning…

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