By Wendy Akin
We’ll begin this year with more pantry essentials, going month by month. Let’s start with a Ruby Red Grapefruit Marmalade Recipe, taking advantage of all the beautiful fruits coming into markets or, if you live in a warm climate, maybe even on the trees in your own backyard.
This green goddess-style tahini dressing recipe gives a refreshing twist to the classic Mediterranean tahini dip – it adds fresh greens, which give a lovely color and a delicious, slightly tangy and bitter taste that goes great with the oily fraction of the tahini. It’s possible to play with the sort and amount of greens and the amount of liquids, so you can get a thicker, spread-like consistency, or a thinner variation which is used as a salad dressing.
While you stay inside escaping from the cold winter wind, consider whipping up your leftovers into a trip around the world. Leftovers don’t have to be boring and icky like a well-worn nightgown. Dressing them up with variety can be surprisingly easy. Find my ideas for pork roast leftovers here.
Fermented foods and beverages date back thousands of years as a means of preservation, but today they’re becoming popular for their many health benefits. If you don’t think you like fermented foods, give this spicy pineapple salsa recipe a try, it’s sure to change your mind.
Beet Kvass is a fermented drink that not only gives us probiotics and digestive enzymes but is a key in detoxifying the body. Read on to learn more.
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By Wendy Akin
Because there are three variations for these cookies — maybe even four if you consider a chocolate chunk — you may want to double this recipe and make some with each filling.
A Cinnamon Crisp is a comfort-food cookie good for a winter’s night with a glass of cold milk or great cup of tea.
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