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Greens Salad with Spicy Melon Dressing

By Cat, April 13, 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Salads Menu; 2. Sprouting Seeds; 3. Toasting Seeds This salad pairs cantaloupe with salad greens and sunflower seeds, and spices the cantaloupe dressing with hot chiles. The original recipe … Continue reading

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Chipotle en Adobo and Adobo Marinade

by Cat, Sept 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Adobo was originally a marinade used to preserve raw meats; the essential ingredients were paprika, oregano, salt, garlic, and vinegar. Paprika has antibacterial properties and the capsaicins in paprika help this antibacterial ability to penetrate deep into the meat tissue. … Continue reading

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Grilled Yogurt Chicken with Cucumber Salad

By Cat, Dec 2007 (Photo, right, from Cheesemaking.com (1) I don’t yet have my outdoor gas grill set up, waiting for me to build a level patio. So in the meantime, I do all my grilling indoors on my gas … Continue reading

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By Cat, Aug 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons)   Falafel are a vegetarian ‘meat’ ball, and can be deep fried or baked. I love them served on top of a salad of greens and spinach with other garden veggies, but there … Continue reading

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Chutney (Lacto-Fermented Fruit, Veg, Nuts and Spices)

by Cat, September 2007 Did you know that in times past, condiments such as sauerkraut, kimche, pickles, ketchup (catsup), marmalade, and chutneys were fermented with lactic acid instead of vinegar (acetic acid)?  And that this fermenting with lactic acid preserves … Continue reading

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