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Stewed apples or applesauce for gut health

By Cat, April 21, 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) In Britain, this is called Stewed Apples; in the US we call it chunky Applesauce. I’m trying to recover from auto-immune thyroid, which includes healing the gut and balancing the gut microbiome. I’m adding my own twist to recommendations by … Continue reading

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Chicken, Roasted with Persian Sweet & Sour Stuffing

By Cat, February 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Poultry Menu; 2. Middle Eastern Menu; 3. Herbs & Spices Menu; 4. Ancient Medicine through Food When I was in grad school in the mid 1970s, many of my fellow … Continue reading

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Semolina Pudding

By Cat, Jan 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Puddings & Frozen Desserts Menu;2. Semolina Orange Cake Semolina is a type of flour  made from hard (high-protein) durum wheat. It is not a whole-grain flour because the bran and germ have … Continue reading

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Mincemeat, with suet, for pie & cookie filling

By Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons: “Homemade mincemeat from a market in Hallowell, Maine, USA. Contains Apples, Beef, Sugar, Raisins, Suet, Molasses, Vinegar and Spices“) See also: 1.Pies/Tarts Menu; 2. Pie/Tart Crust Menu; 3. Dessert Fillings Menu; … Continue reading

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English Muffins, Whole Grain

By Cat, May 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Breads, Rolls, Biscuits, Scones Menu; 2. Breakfast & Brunch Menu; 3. Bread Basics for Yeast Leavened Bread (tips and such); 4. Other sites: Fine Cooking video: How to make … Continue reading

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Lamb Pilaf (Greek or Moroccan Style)

By Cat, Dec 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) As a side dish, bulgur is very useful, and delicious when served with braised, sautéed (as in this recipe), or grilled lamb, or in making lamb kafta. Bulgur (sprouted or roasted … Continue reading

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Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemons, Moroccan Olives with Saffron-Raisin Quinoa

By Cat, May 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Slow Roasting/Braising Chicken (About); 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Butterfly & brine game hen; 4. Saffron-Raisin Quinoa (as Couscous Substitute); 5. Couscous, Steamed; Other sites: 1. Chicken Tagine with Green Olives & Preserved Lemon In case you … Continue reading

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Saffron-Raisin Quinoa (as Couscous Substitute)

By Cat, May 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Saffron-Raisin Quinoa recipe; 2. Instructions to sprout quinoa See also: 1. Moroccan-Style Chicken, with Couscous (or Quinoa) Quinoa has become increasingly popular in the last few years, in part because … Continue reading

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Moroccan-Style Chicken, with Couscous

By Cat, Feb 2012 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Roasting a Bird (About); 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Brining Poultry; 4. Slow Roasting/Braising Chicken (About); 5. Saffron-Raisin Quinoa (as Couscous Substitute) I’m not very familiar with Moroccan cuisine, although I’ve had couscous many times. This type … Continue reading

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Glazed Irish Tea Cake

By Cat, Nov 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Irish Tea Cake, Standard Version; 2. Pre-soak Version; 3. Glaze for both versions See also: 1. Cakes & Tortes Menu; Tea cakes, a close cousin of American coffeecakes, are a specialty in the British Isles.  … Continue reading

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