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The Muffin Tin Chef Makes Mealtime Portable!

I honestly had never considered making anything in a muffin tin except for muffins! It was truly an eye-opening experience to read through some of the creative and even elegant recipes you can find in The Muffin Tin Chef. This is the perfect cookbook if you are looking for more portable meal ideas! If you need traditional muffin recipes, I have plenty of those. I am looking forward to trying my hand at these unique muffin tin recipes!Title:  Muffin Tin Chef Subtitle:  101 Savory Snacks, Adorable Appetizers, Enticing Entrees and … [Read more...]

Book Review: 5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking

 Title: 5 Easy Steps to Healthy CookingSubtitle: 500 Recipes for Lifelong WellnessAuthor: Camilla V. SaulsburyPublisher:  Robert Rose (February 9, 2012)ISBN:  978-0778802969Format/Length:  Paperback: 544 pagesFrom the Publisher:It can be a challenge to discern which foods really do form a healthy diet, let alone how to prepare them into delicious dishes without too much time, fuss, and expense.  5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking offers the solution. Vastly different from a diet book, this simplified, five-step approach to healthy eating is … [Read more...]

Try Something New, you just might like it! ( #clevertrynew)

Thank you to P&G’s Have You Tried This Yet? program and Kroger for sponsoring my writing about trying new things and breaking out of my everyday routine. Click here to find great savings on high-performing P&G products at a Kroger store near you. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective, which endorses Blog With Integrity, as I do.Some of my earliest memories involve food. I remember little heart shaped sandwiches that my mother cut out for Valentine's Day. I remember the homemade cookies she made that I would sell to … [Read more...]

Recipes from the Root Cellar

Recipes from the Root Cellar has more than 250 easy-to-follow recipes. Make root cellar recipes like Celery Root Bisque, White Lasagna with Winter Squash, and Thai Cabbage Salad.  This recipe collection will inspire you to explore the deliciously versatile world of root cellar vegetables.  Recipes from the Root Cellar Sweet winter squashes, hardy greens, jewel-toned root vegetables, and potatoes of every kind make local eating easy and delicious in the colder months of autumn and winter. Whether these vegetables are gathered … [Read more...]

Fresh From The Market Cookbook

Food at its seasonal peak offers brilliant flavors and in Fresh From the Market you find fantastic recipes based on the seasonal, market-driven cooking philosophy.    Fresh From The Market CookbookTitle:  Fresh From The Market Subtitle: Seasonal cooking with Laurent Tourondel and Charlotte March Author: Laurent Tourondel ISBN: 978-0470402429 Publisher: Wiley (September 7, 2010) Pages: 336 pages (hardcover)BUY THE BOOK ON AMAZON From the first pale-green shoots of April asparagus to December's … [Read more...]

Thai Omelet Soup Recipe with Tomatoes, Onion and Scallion

This Thai Omelet Soup with Tomatoes, Onion and Scallion is an easy soup recipe for busy weeknight meals.  If you are really ambitious, you can make your own vegetable stock and freeze it back.  Using peanut oil in this omelet soup gives it a wonderful flavor, however, you can use olive oil if you prefer.  Top your finished soup with quarters of fresh tomatoes and fresh green onions right before serving.  What is Thai Omelet Soup? You can also call this Thai omelette soup or just … [Read more...]

Eating Locally: How and Why You Should Support a Local Farmer

I am always looking for educational opportunities to share with my children. A trip to the grocery store is a geography lesson all by itself. Apples from New Zealand, oranges from South Africa, and grapes from Chili. The list of countries goes on and on. Eating locally is challenging when you shop at a large chain grocery store but it is vital for a sustainable food supply! There are many benefits of eating locally grown food for both you AND the planet. Eating Locally: Does it Matter? We hear every day about how we live in a … [Read more...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Preserving Food at Home

Preserving food at home doesn't have to be hard. You don't need a lot of time or years of experience to preserve garden fresh fruits and vegetables. This book has simple step-by-step instructions five you the confidence and know how to freeze, dry, can, root cellar, and brine the abundance from your CSA share or summer garden. Check out my post on how to freeze zucchini and if you really want to start preserving your harvest, keep reading to learn more about this book!The Beginner's Guide to Preserving Food at Home Book Title: The … [Read more...]