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My Favorite Whole Foods Cookbooks from 2014

Every week a new pile of cookbooks arrives on my doorstep, sent to me from publishers or their authors for me to review.  And there’s very many that don’t resonate for me, others I like very much, and still others yet that I fall in love with.  So I’ve sorted through my bookshelves to find… 

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A Giveaway: Palouse Brand Hummus Kit (2 winners)

I’m partnering up today with one of my favorite brands – Palouse, who produce split peas, wheat berries, as well as incredible chickpeas (I’ve talked about them before here).   I use their chickpeas to make sprouted hummus, Moroccan-style chickpea stews and a lovely chickpea mash seasoned with turmeric and ginger that I pair with… 

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Traditional Wassail Recipe

Love and joy come to you, and to your wassail too!

I love a traditional wassail, and I make it three times  a year – on the first day of snow, on the longest night of the year and on New Year’s Eve.  And today marks the longest night of the year and the shortest day.  We’ll celebrate with wassail and by lighting a candle that… 

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Homemade Sauerkraut

Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe

Homemade sauerkraut, in all its funky humility, is a favorite food in our home – particularly in wintertime when fresh, local produce is a rare treat and we rely on what we’ve put by over the summer and autumn months.  For us, this means lots of fermented foods and sauerkraut in particular. We grow cabbage… 

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