Simple & Savory Ideas for Holiday Turkey Leftovers

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Should you find yourself with leftover turkey this holiday season, rejoice! There’s no end to what you can do with leftover turkey. (Or chicken, for that matter. In fact, just about any leftover meat can be put to a myriad of culinary uses.) This easy-to-make soup includes a host of holiday ingredients: carrots, green onions, […]

Indulge Your Senses With Deep Red, Nutritious, Delicious: Cranberries & Pomegranates

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One of my favorite pastimes during the holidays is to cook, eat, share and gift, healthy homemade recipes that I love. Especially jams, sauces and muffins. Getting cozy in my kitchen on a wintery day, dogs at my feet with smooth music flowing, is therapy for my heart, soul and spirit. I adore deep red fruits […]

Recipes of the Week: Yummy Fall Finds

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Autumn Fruit Jam Blueberry-Cranberry Cider Jam It’s cranberry time! Although fresh cranberries are ultra-tart, they pair beautifully with sweeter fruits in desserts, jams, and ice cream. (Note: 100% cranberry juice is also incredibly tart. It’s a safe bet that any cranberry drink you order at a bar or restaurant is mostly high-fructose corn syrup with […]

Cranberry Juice and Urinary Tract Infections

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The latest word on drinking cranberry juice to prevent urinary tract infections is that it really does work! Researchers in Taiwan analyzed the data from 13 studies that compared the use of cranberry juice or products containing cranberries to placebos and they found that cranberry juice works better than cranberry supplements. Those who benefited most […]

Cranberries, Both Sweet & Savory

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I don’t have many fancy gadgets in the kitchen – sous-vide cooking and flavored foams just seem like too much work to me – but I consider my ice cream maker to be an indispensable culinary aid. Ditto for my blender. If you have those two kitchen helpers, making ice cream becomes ridiculously easy. Not […]

Crunchy, Whole Grain-y (and Quick) Breakfasts

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How can you tell if someone is a professional recipe developer? If they have a freezer full of cranberries from May to September. That’s because we have to work four to five months ahead to be seasonal when magazines hit the newsstands, which means we’re always in season out of season. Hence cranberries on hand […]

Berry Of The Week: Cranberries

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Cranberries are now a staple at American Thanksgiving, but did you know these little red berries are a superfood? Packed with more nutritional benefits than you probably realize and with a long standing history, we want you to pick up some organic cranberries to snack on this summer! Don’t wait for Thanksgiving or think that […]