I’m a big fan of good olive oils- first pressings only. I especially like herbed dipping oils; they’re fragrant, delicious, and very easy to make. This recipe goes great with a nice glass of red wine and a loaf of fresh, crusty Italian bread.
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Quinoa is an edible seed with a low glycemic index. Its nutty, substantive qualities make it an ideal meal, or side dish. This recipe is extremely easy to make, delicious and quite healthy.
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I’ve been getting a lot of requests for pizza dough recipes lately. This particular pizza dough recipe is easy to make, and yields a great result.
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Hummus is a delicious a nutritious snack- perfect for lunch or dinner.
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Every year when winter rolls around, it’s time to make soup at work. Frigid from plummeting temperatures, clients and staff want warm, flavorful liquids to defrost their bones.
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Aladdin’s restaurant in Squirrel Hill has enjoyed a loyal following since its opening. The food is fresh, the restaurant is clean, and the service is good on a consistent basis. What most people don’t know however, is that Aladdin’s Eatery is a chain.
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People are always asking me what type of olive oil to get. That’s a tough question. There are so many different type of oils; thousands actually. There are domestic oils, imported, olive oils made for dressings, and others made for every-day use. Let’s start with the basics.