Whole-wheat banana nut bread (with chocolate chips & cacao nibs)

Posted on 19 January 2015
Whenever I have bananas that get a bit too ripe, banana bread is my go to recipe. Most recipes involve butter and at least a cup of sugar. This version uses olive oil instead of butter, honey ...
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Arugula-pecan pesto

Posted on 21 January 2015
Traditional pesto is made with pine nuts and basil. While pine nuts are tasty, they're pretty expensive. And to be honest, there are other nuts that I prefer—like pecans. And depending on t ...
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Matzo ball soup

Posted on 17 January 2015
Matzo balls are a traditional Jewish dumpling made from matzo meal. In my opinion, Good matzo balls are light and slightly peppery. Matzo ball soup is traditionally served with chicken soup, but veg ...
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Sugo all'amatriciana

Posted on 03 January 2015
Sugo all'amatricana is an Italian pasta sauce. Traditionally, it's made by slow cooking guanciale (cured pork cheek) and tomatoes, and then adding pecorino cheese. The following recipe is a mod ...
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Whole-wheat sesame bread (with a bread machine)

Posted on 01 January 2015
If you're looking for a healthy, whole-wheat bread (one without high-fructose corn syrup and unpronounceable preservatives), you can either find a bakery you trust, or just make it yourself. ...
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Whole-wheat matzo & matzo meal

Posted on 31 December 2014
In case you're not familiar with matzo, it's unleavened bread (which means it doesn't use yeast), and it's traditionally eaten during the Jewish holiday Passover. Basically, matzo is a tasty, ...
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Homemade almond milk

Posted on 08 December 2014
Making your own almond milk requires a bit of planning, but it's surprisingly simple (no actual cooking required), and it requires very little actual work. Homemade almond milk is much less ...
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