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What Are Spring Soups?

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What Are Spring Soups? When I first heard the phrase “spring soups,” I figured it had something to do with the season or it was a specialty soup. The combination of those two thoughts is relatively correct! Spring soups are traditionally prepared with spring harvests. Many of the foods we …

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Traditional Christmas Cocktail

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Traditional Christmas Cocktail When I think of enjoying a Christmas cocktail, I automatically think of eggnog. I can’t drink milk and shouldn’t eat cheese. This isn’t an issue for many because they do not enjoy drinking milk. I loved it. It was tough to get used to. But what I’ve managed to do …

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Fried Goat Cheese Balls

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Fried Goat Cheese Balls The name gives away what fried goat cheese balls are… but that doesn’t mean they’re any less delicious. Goodness, gracious, heavens above, thank you for goat cheese. Holy goat, goat cheese is so wonderful! I rode horses as a child with someone many years ago who had goats …

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Chickpea Fries at Home

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Chickpea Fries at Home Oh my goodness, I love chickpeas, so I’m sure chickpea fries are the bomb before I even begin! Yum! Just the idea sounds great. I didn’t know this was a thing, either. No wonder I had such limited taste growing up. I didn’t understand how food …

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Get Rid of Garlic Breath Easily

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Get Rid of Garlic Breath Easily For those of us that enjoy it throughout many points of the day, knowing how to get rid of garlic breath is as essential as breathing! Maybe not really, but it can be almost as easy. It can be uncomfortable and embarrassing to endure …

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How to Make Avocado Aioli

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How to Make Avocado Aioli Avocado aioli sounds like ravioli. But it’s far from it! There aren’t any delicious pockets encasing anything in aioli. It is most often used as a dip, sandwich, or wrap dressing. Though, as with many of those things, it can be used for much more. …

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Can You Still Buy Zima?


Can You Still Buy Zima? “Can you still buy Zima?” was a question a dear friend of mine had for me the other day. I had never even heard what they were asking about! I laughed and asked if they meant to say “lima beans.” They laughed, shook their head, …

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Is Poke Tuna Poked Tuna?


What is Poke Tuna? Poke tuna, or tuna poke (poke, eh?! is my pronunciation), is craved by many, served by plenty, and enjoyed by most in Hawaii! Poke can be a wide variety of things, like many other dishes, but many understand that poke is usually a fish salad of …

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What is Wakame Salad?

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What is Wakame Salad? Have you ever heard of wakame salad? I hadn’t, either! Well, not by its rightful name, anyway! The shiny, green stuff you see? That’s wakame. Wakame is an edible sea vegetable that you’ve probably heard called seaweed. There are kinds of seaweed that are edible as well as kinds …

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