Asparagus With Mandarin Oranges
Jun25

Asparagus With Mandarin Oranges

In the 16th Century, asparagus gained popularity in France and England.  From there, the early colonists brought it to America.  Asparagus is often called the “Food of Kings.”  King Louis XIV of France was so fond of this delicacy that he ordered special greenhouses built so he could enjoy asparagus all year-round. Source: www.asparagus.com.au ingredients: Asparagus Egg Flour Mandarin oranges Salt Pepper Nutmeg (optional) Cut off the...

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Pak Choi With Ginger
Jun24

Pak Choi With Ginger

A staple in Asian cooking, this round-leafed vegetable may be less familiar to American cooks. Here’s what you need to know — including what its name means, how to wash it, and how to use it. Bok choy is sometimes referred to as white cabbage, not to be confused with Napa cabbage, which is also a type of Chinese cabbage. There are many kinds of bok choy that vary in color, taste, and size, including tah tsai and joi choi....

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Potatoes With Cream Sauce Recipe
Jun24

Potatoes With Cream Sauce Recipe

The potato is one versatile vegetable. The spud grows in 36 states across the country. Whether you prefer your potatoes fried, mashed, smashed, baked, roasted or grilled, here’s a look at some interesting fun facts about the popular potato: Contrary to popular myth and misconception, potatoes are an extremely nutrient-rich vegetable.One medium potato contains 45 percent of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C. Potatoes also...

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Trumpet Mushrooms Recipe
Jun19

Trumpet Mushrooms Recipe

The mushroom is a very nutritious food. Differing species can be a good source of vitamin B along with essential minerals such as copper and potassium. While fat, carbohydrates and salt content is very low. Modern studies suggest mushrooms can be useful for antibacterial, anti-inflammatories and antioxidants. While also helping to reduce blood pressure, moderate blood sugar, reduce cholesterol, enhance the immune system, reduce stress...

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Russian Sorrel Soup
Jun18

Russian Sorrel Soup

Sorrel soup is a soup made from water or broth, sorrel leaves, and salt. Other possible ingredients are egg yolks or whole eggs (hard boiled or scrambled), potatoes, carrots, parsley root, and rice. It can be served hot or cold, and is usually garnished with sour cream. It is known in Russian, Polish, Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Latvian, and Eastern European Jewish cuisines. Its other English names, spelled variously schavel, shchav, shav,...

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