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Stubb's Brisket Chili

Stubb’s Brisket Chili

In my latest box of goodies received from Stubb’s I was excited to see some of their new cooking sauces, including the one I used for this excellent chili. This was really, really good, and the kit comes with a package of sauce and a separate spice rub packet, which allows you to adapt the […]

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Paleo Seafood Salad with Mango and Chosen Foods Mayo Recipe

Tropical Seafood Salad

We have been buying Chosen Foods Avocado Oil for a long time, and it is now my standard cooking oil due to its mild, neutral flavor, high smoke point, and healthy fat profile.  It’s great for baking, pan-searing, or drizzling over salads.  So I was pretty excited when I heard that Chosen Foods was bringing […]

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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Review of Door to Door Organics (and a giveaway!)

Door to Door Organics is a grocery delivery service that lets you sign up for weekly or bi-weekly deliveries of certified organic produce–you pick a box size ranging from “bitty” to “large,” based on your family’s needs.  You can modify each order by up to five items, and they have a wide range of other […]

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Leek and Celery Root Soup

Leek and Celery Root Soup

Celery root is a glorious and seriously under-appreciated fall vegetable.  I rarely see them available in groceries, and they are scarce even at the farmers’ market.  Also known as celeriac, this homely root vegetable has a surprisingly mellow and complex flavor that will remind you of celery crossed with herbal and earthy notes.  Because I […]

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40 Gluten-free Autumn Soups and Stews

40 Gluten-free Autumn Soups and Stews

The blog has been a bit neglected of late, both due to the start of the new semester and because of these guys: That’s what our cute new chickens looked like back in July, when they were going through their awkward, adolescent dinosaur phase, and we have been on the “chicken learning curve” ever since.  […]

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Slow Cooker Curried Tomato Soup

Slow Cooker Curried Tomato Soup

Fall doesn’t officially start until the end of the month, but our garden is already making the transition.  The cucumbers stopped producing after a cold snap last week, and the tomatoes are soon going to be good only for green tomato chutney.  Last week I cleared some beds and planted garlic, kale, and shallots to […]

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