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Sesame Green Beans with Bacon and Chestnuts + 6 more Thanksgiving Recipes & A Giveaway!

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15 more days until Thanksgiving Day here in the US!  Are you ready?  If you’re not, never fear!  Between now and the time you sit down to begin your Thanksgiving meal I plan on sharing some ideas and recipes that will help you nail down a meal plan.  It was three years ago (although it […]

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BLT Salad with Avocado Dressing

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This post is brought to you by the California Avocado Commission. Last week we had an avocado-centric summer backyard BBQ party with some friends to celebrate the last day before school began for our kiddos. The get-together was enabled by my friends at the California Avocado Commission who sent us a California Avocado BBQ Party […]

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Tomato Bacon Chutney

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The story of my tomato bacon chutney is one of sheer will and determination triumphing over my proverbial MBS (“Mommy Brain Syndrome”).  Tomato bacon chutney is one of those condiments that could be eaten on so many things that I should just plan on always having a container of it sitting in the fridge.  Versatility […]

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Brown Rice Yaki Onigiri with Bacon and Avocado

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Yaki onigiri (grilled Japanese rice balls) are one of my favorite comfort foods.  I recently whipped up a batch, using brown rice instead of white rice to help us get an extra serving of whole grains into our day.  Then I topped the onigiri with a bit of bacon and chunks of creamy avocado.  Grilled […]

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Spicy Sobameshi

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Spicy Sobameshi Inspired by the Spicy Sobameshi recipe in Orange Page, February 17, 2010, p. 35 Makes 2 servings 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon mirin 1 teaspoon oyster sauce 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 4 ounces (1/4 pound) bacon (I like thick sliced), cut into lardons (small strips) 3. 5 ounces (a generous 1/2 […]

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