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How to store potatoes, sweet potatoes/yams, and true yams

By Catherine Haug, April 20, 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons). This article was originally published in The EssentiaList, of which I am the editor. Most grocers keep true potatoes in the refrigerated produce section, and sweet potatoes at room temperature, … Continue reading

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Sweet potato medallions, chickpea and greens salad

By Cat, April 1, 2017 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Always on the lookout for something new and different to fix for dinner, I was intrigued by this recipe when I saw it featured in our local paper, the Daily … Continue reading

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Sweet potato, kale and eggs breakfast

By Cat, Jan 2016 (Photo, right, from from Incredible Seeds) See also: 1. Breakfast & Brunch Menu; 2. Ancient Medicine through Food What do you like to eat for breakfast? Perhaps a bowl of cereal or oatmeal? A piece of toast? Some fruit? A smoothie? Or … Continue reading

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High-Fiber Foods

by Cat, Mar 2, 2015 (Photo, right, originally by Sage Ross, from Wikimedia Commons) Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that we cannot digest without the help of our gut bacteria, but it provides many benefits to the gut and to … Continue reading

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Oven-Roasted Root Vegetables

By Cat, Nov 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikipedia – link unknown) See also: 1. Root Vegetables, About; Other Sites: 1. Mercola: Roasted Root Vegetables (1); 3. Best Health Magazine: 5 Reasons to Eat More Root Vegetables (3) Root vegetables have always been a part … Continue reading

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Chicken & Fig Tagine

By Cat, Nov 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Slow Roasting/Braising Chicken (About); 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Butterfly & brine game hen; 4. Couscous, Steamed In case you are not familiar with Moroccan cuisine, a tagine is a stew, typically laced with fragrant spices, fruits and … Continue reading

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Chicken Breasts Baked with Sweet Potatoes in Cream Sauce, Southern Style

By Cat, Jan 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I’ve not had much exposure to Southern-style cooking, other than from New Orleans. I do know that a fair amount of sugar is used, even in main dish recipes like this one. But … Continue reading

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Cider-Glazed Roast Chicken or Game Hen

By Cat, Jan 2009 (Photo, right, by D. Dutro, from 2012 Community Cider Press event) See also: 1. Poultry & Fowl Menu; 2. Roasting a Bird; 3. Chicken Normande (with Apples, Brandy & Cream) My small community has an Octoberfest celebration each fall, called Tamarack … Continue reading

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Lemon-Rosemary & Balsamic Roast Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

By Cat, Jan 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) While my favorite way to prepare chicken pieces is a braise, in the winter I like to roast chicken to keep my kitchen warm. And I love the way the skin gets golden … Continue reading

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Fried Catfish

by Cat, Jul 2009 (Photo, right, from American Feast blog (2) During the wild-catch season, I eat salmon almost exclusively.  But during the off-season, catfish is my favorite (well, after lutefisk….).  Catfish has such a wonderful “river” taste. Catfish cannot be found … Continue reading

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