Just a few of the delicious recipes in this issue...
In This Issue:
Home Cooking Tips: Keeping It Clean
* Always mix food in an extra large bowl so nothing goes over the sides.
* Turn a colander upside down on top of a frying pan...
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Cooking from the Heart
"Real home cooking is something special: these days we don't see it too often, although changing circumstances are causing more people to rediscover their kitchens. It may announce itself in the smell of bacon cooking or soup simmering on the back of an old stove or just by the sounds of chopping and slicing. The smells of home cooking might be coming from an apartment in the city..."
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No More Tears
"Home cooks chop so many onions, and this can be a tearful experience. Cooks have always wondered why onions make us cry and how to avoid this problem. Erin did a science project back in seventh grade, learning the reason for the problem and testing..."
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The Joys of Grocery Shopping
"... Today I was at my local ethnic farm market and I realized that I love shopping there! I always find such interesting and beautiful fruits and vegetables, and the bottles and packages with Arabic, Chinese and Spanish labels really catch my eye!..."
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Menus Help Home Cooks
"Making a menu for the week or the month is a great way to include new recipes, use up leftovers, plan special meals and save money! It sounds too good to be true, but if you do the initial work of sitting down and making a plan and a grocery list, you will have all these benefits and more!"...
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Meet My Grandma
"... The meals that Grandma prepares are simple, nourishing and uncomplicated. There are always a variety of fruits and vegetables for breakfast and lunch (especially avocados!) and dinner is a healthy blend of meat, veggies and starch. If someone has a special dietary need, like my sister Erin, she will go the extra mile to make sure that person is taken care of...
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Great Ingredient: All About Dried Beans
"For those on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, dried navy beans are the only legal bean listed in Breaking the Vicious Cycle, by Elaine Gotschall. However, the official SCD website legal/illegal list now also includes black beans, kidney beans, dry lima beans and other dried legumes as well, and says they may be tried after being on the diet for six months. Our recipes stick with the navy beans, but it's an individual choice whether you want to give the other beans a try..."
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Our Amazon picks as you enjoy the summer recipes described in this edition of "I Want To THRIVE."