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Grilled Shrimp With Spicy Sauce fills a super bowl

   January 31, 2013 11:13 am    0

Many dieters will fight a championship-caliber battle this Sunday, with wings and brownies pitted against healthier fare. Here’s a secret: Super-Bowl party food doesn’t have to show up on the scale. One great play: Grilled Shrimp With Spicy Tamarind Dipping Sauce. It makes 8 servings for 156 calories per serving, 3.8 g fat (0.6 g…

 

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New Food stuff on the web, book drawing and Paleo-style Guacamole

   January 30, 2013 12:18 pm    0

First, I need to invite you to upload your recipes for healthy food to GoErie for a chance to win gift cards to Frankie & May Fresh Grocer at West 12th and Peninsula. The prizes are $250 for the winner, and $50 each for runners up. To enter, visit the GoErie website. The popular vote…

 

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Book-drawing Thursday, and a cup of cake

   January 24, 2013 11:08 am    0

Thanks to everyone who wrote in to enter the drawing for “Complete Cake Mix Magic: 300 Easy Desserts Good as Homemade,” by Jill Snider. The winner is Erin Pomorski. I’ll pop it in the mail today. If you are not Erin Pomorski, you are welcome to enter this week’s drawing. Here’s the situation: You’re home….

 

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Chicken with Chipotle, baked and sauced

   January 22, 2013 10:51 am    0

It’s not every day that I find a recipe that looks both exciting and comforting and delicious. For some reason, those three don’t come together all that often. Then I come to find out it has exactly 7 ingredients, and one of those is salt. The rest is easily obtained. If you don’t believe me,…

 

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Book-drawing Thursday, and Cake Mix Magic

   January 17, 2013 3:42 pm    0

Thanks to everyone who entered the drawing for “How To Be A Breadhead: A Beginner’s Guide to Baking,” by the Rev. Dominic Garramone. “Beach Foodie: Blissful Eating to Maximize Life Force Energy,” by Cfayla Johnson, “Sweet Macarons: Delectable French Confections for Every Day” by Mercotte The winners are Carla Gutting, Beach Foodie Angela Weber, BreadHead…

 

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Thai Chicken Curry tempts my tastebuds

   January 15, 2013 11:36 am    0

Asian food runs the gamut between dripping with fat and sugar, or lean meat and vegetable stars in a dieter’s recipe rotation, Indian and Thai food included. And it’s not hard to find delicious, well-spiced dishes that require no reason for despair. Thai Chicken Curry, from the January issue of Bon Appeetit magazine, has me…

 

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Slow Cooker Sweet and Spicy Asian Pork Shoulder

   January 11, 2013 3:14 pm    0

My weekend starts in T – 2 hours, 2 minutes. I love weekends. Maybe this goes without saying, but I don’t just love them for their worklessness. I really work as much on Saturdays and Sundays as I do during the week, just on different stuff. The real reason I love weekends is that I…

 

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Book-drawing Wednesday — and now for something completely different

   January 9, 2013 1:29 pm    0

Thanks to everyone who wrote in for “I Love Trader Joe’s Vegetarian Cookbook,” by Kris Holechek Peters. The winner is Jessica Dearborn. I’ll pop it in the mail today. If you are not Jessica Dearborn, you are eligible for the drawing of THREE books this week. They’re all a little different from my normal fare,…

 

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Cuckoo for Coconut; Jumping for joe

   January 8, 2013 10:50 am    0

As sure as January brings snow, it brings trend stories. “What to expect in 2013,” etc. The stories are fun to write and to read. They make good snapshots of the present landscape, and they’re also easy, considering the pressure to be right pales in comparison to the excitement they create. I love food trend…

 

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Book drawing returns from holiday: Tuscan Tomato Soup

   January 3, 2013 11:52 am    0

First things first, I need to get your weekly book drawing in here, before you cookbook lovers start thinking I’m trapped under something heavy. Thanks to everyone who entered the drawing for “Sweet Christmas.” The winner is Karen Fritts. It has lots of good ideas for year-round holidays. I’ll pop it in the mail today….

 

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