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Cashew Chicken Curry

A chicken curry reminiscent of London’s curbside curry take-away, one of my very favorite things to go-crazy for in London. (It's been too-too long!) Cashew Chicken Curry is surprisingly healthy and oh-so satisfying. Best of all? This one-pot meal is made with pantry ingredients! Check, you just might have everything you need on hand this very minute! Real Food, Fresh & Flexible. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Weight Watchers Friendly. Naturally Gluten Free. High Protein. Great for Meal Prep.

Winter Pesto with Spinach

An untraditional pesto made with fresh spinach instead of fresh basil, especially suited for winter and other times when basil is expensive or hard to come by. Fresh & Seasonal, Especially for Winter. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Weight Watchers Friendly. Low Carb. Naturally Gluten Free. Vegetarian. Great for Meal Prep.

Best Recipes of 2005

Just One Per Month It was a good year for recipes, 2005. I'm extra-proud of this collection of best recipes from that year. In fact, it's not only that I still make every single one of these recipes almost two decades later , it's that I made every single one of these recipes in the last year! A Dozen of Favorites from All Kitchen Parade's 2005 Recipes including Quick Suppers, Soups, Salads, Sides and Sweets. All Whole Food, Made From Scratch & Family-Tested. Mostly Made with Simple Ingredients Relying on Pantry Favorites. Many Budget-Friendly & Weight Watchers-Friendly Recipes, One-Pot Meals, Year-Round Favorites, Seasonal Specialties.

Swiss Bircher Muesli

How to make Bircher Muesli, the traditional oatmeal breakfast from Switzerland. It's a healthy make-ahead breakfast for holiday mornings. In 2000, I was lucky enough to spend ten days hiking in Switzerland. We stayed in several small hotels, one in Zurich, others in the countryside. Each hotel served Bircher Muesli in their breakfast buffets. Each was slightly different, each one was so good that I skipped past the beautiful cheeses and breads for one more tasty bowlful of this oat-yogurt-fruit-spice-nut mixture! Once home, I learned how to make homemade Bircher Muesli, it's such a treat, a taste of the Alps and Heidi meadows, right at home. From my collection of Christmas recipes , this recipe was first published in print in 2005 and is republished online in 2010. On wintry holidays, mornings can start ever so slowly around here. The first one up knows to start the coffee and fill the cats’ dishes. The dog does puppy cartwheels by the door when someone don

Graham Cracker Toffee Recipe

aka "Christmas Crack" Yes, you can make candy! Just soak graham crackers with a quick hot homemade toffee that turns crisp, top it with a thin layer of chocolate and sprinkle with toasted nuts or without nuts, substituting bits of peppermint or ... let your imagination run wild! These crisp bites are addictive, that's why Graham Cracker Toffee is sometimes called "Christmas Crack"! If it sounds like a graham-cracker version of Matzo Toffee and Saltine Toffee? It is! Semi-Homemade Candy, A Christmas Classic. Easy Toffee with Just Four Ingredients, No Candy Thermometer Required. One Hour Start-to-Finish. Budget Friendly. Potluck & Party Friendly. Easy to Top with Almonds, Pecans, Walnuts, Pistachios and Other Nuts plus Sprinkles, Pretzels, Dried Cranberry and More.

Cranberry Macadamia-Butter Cookies

So what happens when you substitute real dairy butter with a nut butter in a Christmas-y cranberry cookie? One excellent cookie, that's what. The dough starts with a nut butter made with macadamia nuts, you'll make it yourself by grinding the nuts in a food processor. The cookies turn out crisp on the outside, chewy in the center, bright with bits of dried cranberry and lightly spiced with fresh nutmeg. No wonder this cookie was voted my family's Favorite Cookie of the Year! Homemade Christmas Cookies, Made from Scratch with Macadamia Nut Butter. Real Food, Fresh & Inventive. Bright Color. Great for Food Gifts, Cookie Swaps & Holiday Platters.

Hoisin & Honey Pork Tenderloin
with Butter-Simmered Carrots

Say hello to one of my "go to" dinners. It's a roasted pork tenderloin topped with a quick sauce of hoisin sauce, soy sauce and honey: easy enough for a weeknight, interesting enough that I'd happily serve it to guests for a casual supper. And the Butter-Simmered Carrot recipe? Fabulous! The name "butter-simmered" may imply lots of fat and calories but that's hardly the case with this recipe. That's because the special cooking technique infuses butter's distinctive flavor and richness into the carrots – but for an entire pound of carrots, needs only a tablespoon of butter! That's the "standard" proportion of 1T:1pound of fat:vegetables that I use for nearly all vegetable recipes. Real Food, Fresh & Fast. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Weight Watchers Friendly. Naturally Gluten Free. High Protein. Great for Meal Prep.

Mashed Potatoes & Carrots

Children Call Them "Golden Glow Potatoes" Definitely not your gramma's mashed potatoes, mine either. But this magical vegetable combo makes me ask "Why haven't we been doing this forever?" and wondering if this isn't the very latest "genius recipe". The trick? Just cook and mash potatoes and carrots together. You'll need hardly any (if any) added fat and they'll be creamy beyond belief. And that color! Real Food, Fresh & Comforting. Just Three Ingredients. Familiar Ingredients, Inventive Combination. Budget Friendly. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Potluck & Party Friendly. Low Fat. Weight Watchers Friendly. Vegetarian. Naturally Gluten Free. Rave Reviews.

Three Favorite Sandwich & Cracker Spreads

The Recipes: Three favorite make-ahead made-from-scratch spreads for sandwiches and crackers. Each one is fresh and just a little bit surprising. Each one works on its own, either as a spread that makes fabulous sandwiches or a light spread for crackers. (Or frankly? Anywhere you can think to spread a, um, spread!) All three together? They're a mash-up of color and flavor and texture. This is a great collection! I have a hard time picking a favorite! ~ Skip Straight to the Recipes ~ ~ Almond Cilantro Spread ~ (center) ~ Cranberry Orange Spread ~ (right) ~ Sun-Dried Tomato Spread ~ (rear left) It Looks So Easy, Doesn't It? Some people are simply born to entertain – not on stage, not on film, but at home. They make it look so easy, they’re so relaxed! The trick may be a little up-front effort. So with potlucks, parties and impromptu gatherings filling the year-end calendar, arm yourself with quick, make-ahead spreads that can serve double duty. Turn an every

Creamy Wild Rice Soup Recipe

My long-time favorite wild rice soup recipe, it's creamy and hearty but light in calories. It's absolutely delicious, a great way to really take advantage of the lovely nuttiness of wild rice. This is the soup of Minnesota Lutheran church supper tradition. It calls to me in the fall when the days grow short but is also light enough to warm a chilly summer day in the North. ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~ COMPLIMENTS! "...an awesome recipe." ~ Amanda "... very good!" ~ acr "This is a delicious soup ..." ~ Edith BEST RECIPES! Creamy Wild Rice Soup Made the List! Best Recipes of 2005 Creaminess Without Cream? Home cooks recognize the usual method to make a cream soup Рwith cream Рalthough the diet- and health-conscious may use lower-fat milk, even non-fat skim milk. Another method is to use pur̩ed cream-textured vegetables, in this low-calorie Creamy Wild Rice Soup, potatoes and parsnips. The root vegetables do add