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Sautéed Squash Medley

Sautéed Squash Medley – Yellow Squash and Zucchini

This Sautéed Squash Medley was inspired by a dish I had at a restaurant. As usually happens, it was further inspired by the availability of the ingredients at the farmers market. The onion, mushrooms, yellow squash, zucchini, and tomato all came from the market. Why does that matter? Freshness is […]

Over-rated Kitchen Gadgets

Top 5 Highly Over-rated Kitchen Gadgets

Sometimes, we buy over-rated kitchen gadgets. I’m certainly guilty since I love prowling through kitchen stores looking for new and cool gadgets. Often I’m rewarded with a really cool tool, but there are some kitchen gadgets that are highly over-rated. Here is my list of the top 5! #5 Rice […]

Kitchen Gadgets to Splurge On

5 Kitchen Gadgets to Splurge On

Which kitchen gadget should you splurge on? There are so many out there. Some look great but don’t deliver as promised. Others are worth much more than their cost. Below I have listed my top 5 kitchen items that you should splurge on. (I get commissions for purchases made through […]

Sugars on an Ingredients List

Reading Food Labels – A Necessary Evil

Reading food labels is not a fun task, but it’s a good idea. Most of us don’t read food labels because they are often confusing, misleading, hard to understand, and have teeny-tiny type. Too often, the food label is designed for selling rather than informing. That’s why my favorite foods […]

The Best Natural Remedy for Indigestion

The Best Natural Remedy for Indigestion

What is the best natural remedy for indigestion? The answer is revealed when you understand how digestion works: where it starts and what makes it work well. It’s more of a preventive measure. Would you like a long-term remedy for your indigestion? Read on. Where does digestion begin? And, why […]

Farmers Market Shopping

Farmers Market Shopping

Farmers market shopping has completely changed my relationship with food: where I shop, what I buy, what I cook, even my habits when dining out. All of those changes are for the better. If there are farmers markets in your area, here are some of the benefits of shopping those […]

Eating Local - Brussels Sprouts Flower

Eating Local: Locavore or Loco-vore?

Are you a locavore? Do you prefer eating locally grown food? According to the dictionary, a locavore is “someone whose diet consists only or principally of locally grown or produced food.” Like anything else related to food in the twenty-first century, some people take this to extreme and only eat […]