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Nutrition

What’s So Bad About Lactose?

According to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (which is associated with the National Institutes of Health), “lactose intolerance is the inability or insufficient ability to digest lactose, a sugar

Picnics & BBQs

Lisa’s Letters Home: Salsa Verde

I’m pretty sure that I was Italian in another life, or there are some Italian genes somewhere in my roots. I love all things Italian, particularly, their amazingly diverse (and

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Theresa Albert’s Healthy Habits: Halloween is Scarier Than You Know

By Theresa Albert www.myfriendinfood.com Recent evidence shows that sugar (specifically cheap fructose in junk foods) may be interfering with the ability to learn. Oh, please, Halloween only comes once a year;

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Chef Notes: Pan Sauce Magic

What do roasted chicken, sautéd pork chops, broiled fish, and pan seared steaks all have in common? They all leave you with a gift on the bottom of the pan.

Round-Ups

Roundup: Five Recipes To Make Tonight

Do you have days where you stand in front of your pantry and look into your fridge and proclaim that there’s nothing to make for dinner? I’ve had a lot

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What (Else) Is So Great About Fruits and Vegetables

You know when you’ve had one of THOSE days? Nobody wanted to eat the breakfast you served, someone announced on the way to school that you were responsible for bringing

Fall

Spooky Pumpkin Cupcakes

I love Halloween. I love that it’s becoming more popular over here (even if it is met with a bit of resentment over the over-commercialism) and that my kids now

Fruits

Pumpkin and Spiced Apple Slow Cooked Oats

Ceri and I have both been climatizing ourselves to our new school years. I say “ours” because school is not just about the kid. Ask any parent who spends an

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Chef Notes: The World’s Best Mashed Potatoes

You’ve made great mashed potatoes when you find yourself eating them straight from the fridge at midnight. You know the kind: they’re smooth, creamy, and buttery and, yes, perfect even

Snacks & Desserts

Buckwheat Harvest Tart

How many cook books do you have? I probably have at least 30 and am always tempted to add to my library. And it feels like this year’s batch of

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