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Get in My Belly: Indian-Spiced Lentil Soup (Slow-Cooker)

This recipe for lentil soup came to me in a bit of recipe-related serendipity.

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Cooking with Dried Beans: Not So Hard

Logically, we might know that cooking with dried beans is cheaper than buying canned, not to mention that bulk products use less packaging and do not have the sodium of their metal-clad counterparts. But still, don’t dried beans require, you know, effort? Well, yes, they do, but perhaps not nearly as much as you think. […]

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Get in My Belly: Curried Vegetable and Chickpea Stew

I love curry, chickpeas, and using the slow-cooker, so when I stumbled across this recipe on The Kitchn, I knew I would be making it soon. I’m doing my best lately to eat healthier, super vegetable-laden meals, and I was reasonably sure everyone in my house would eat it. Be forewarned though – this recipe makes […]

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Pulled Beef, Caramelized Onion, and Gorgonzola Sandwich

I know my usual schtick is to write about strange vintage recipes and unappetizing foods. Not today. Today for is Serious Business. Last week my brain imagined a sandwich so amazing that I need to share it with the world: the Pulled Beef, Caramelized Onion, and Gorgonzola Cheese Sandwich! (OK, so the title needs some […]

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Kiss My Arsenal: Slow Cooker

So I haven’t written about kitchen tools in a few weeks, and my arsenal was feeling sadly un-kissed. So, it’s time to tackle yet another helpful kitchen gadget: the slow cooker. These are also known widely in the US by the brand name Crock Pot. Much like cast iron cookware, slow cookers are a bit […]