grains

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Not one for sweets at breakfast, but this whole grain cereal with flavors from afar is exotic and just slightly sweet.   Quinoa- Farina cereal topped with candied kumquats, toasted pistachios and a drizzle of cardamom rose simple syrup.   By mixing quinoa (fair trade, please) and farina you increase the protein in the farina […]

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I’m often asked what foods one should avoid, whether carbs are evil, and people sometimes assume I eat gluten free (who knows where that came from?!) The simple truth is no true food is really evil and much of the “healthy” advice out there is pure poop. As many of us are thinking about resolutions, it’s […]

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Post image for Homemade Whole Grain Waffle Mix from Grain Mains by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough

I am a big fan of hostess gifts, convenience, whole grains, and real food. Can these all be combined? Yes! I am also a big fan of waffles (remember Happy Shiny Waffles and Sunday memories imprinted with a waffle-patterned perfection?) I am delighted to share a recipe that I promise you’ll turn to again and again. […]

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When the bell peppers at the Farmers’ Market look this good, they inspire a request for stuffed peppers. We decided to go with a vegetarian version and I thought why not draw on the flavors of paella – saffron, pimenton, garlic – to create a stuffed pepper reminiscent of the flavors of paella.   [ed […]

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Pimp Your Salad

by Jacqueline Church on March 24, 2011 · 0 comments

Remember “It’s Hard out Here for a Pimp” the song from Hustle and Flow? When the news broke of the NH Sportswriter (Go Manchvegas!) who supplemented his dwindling journalism salary by starting a prostitution ring, my first thought was his ‘hos were probably freelance writers unable to procure even dime-a-word job. Couple the gray days of the a**-end […]

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Don’t you love a grain with with a good back story? Kamut – King Tut’s Wheat Diving into the DIY granola craze, I’ve discovered a new grain with a great history. Okay, so I’ve made granola at home three or four times and inspired a few Twitter followers to make their own with this Homemade […]

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