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Posted August 05, 2020in Recipes

Samosas a standard of Indian cuisine

Growing up in India, Chhaya Jain of Johnston first learned how to make her family’s traditional Samosa (stuffed triangles) recipe from her grandmother. “Samosa is a traditional Indian dish which is usually cooked in the north part of India,” Jain says. “The recipe which I like to share is an

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Posted July 01, 2020in Recipes

Breaking Bread

As families spend more time at home, Americans are finding comfort in a surprising source: bread. In fact, a 20-year trend of declining grain food consumption has been reversed. A national study by the Grain Food Foundation suggests that the turnaround is more than a one-time sales blip due to

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Posted June 01, 2020in Recipes

Baked egg puttanesca

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle includes a variety of commitments, from exercising to eating right. However, serving up healthy meals doesn’t have to be boring. From earthy and nutty black ripe olives to rich and fruity kalamata olives, Lindsay adds a hearty and flavorful punch to just about any dish, including

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Posted March 04, 2020in Recipes

Lemon baked cod

Hello fellow food lovers! I’m Carrie, and I invite you to take a peek into my tasty food creations that are inspired by my favorite cooks — all right here from my cozy kitchen. Whether it’s watching dozens of recorded cooking shows into the wee hours of the night or

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Posted February 05, 2020in Recipes

Rosemary and lemon roasted chicken

Hello fellow food lovers! I’m Carrie, and I invite you to take a peek into my tasty food creations that are inspired by my favorite cooks, all right here from my cozy kitchen. Whether it’s watching dozens of recorded cooking shows into the wee hours of the night or constantly

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Posted January 01, 2020in Recipes

Homestead salad

Years ago, my sister brought this dish to a family gathering, and it became my favorite side. Knowing this, she has kindly made it for many gatherings since then, and I have even tried my hand at it. Turns out, even a notoriously bad cook such as myself can manage

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Posted December 04, 2019in Recipes

BALSAMIC glaze and pomegranate-roasted veggies

Hello fellow food lovers. I’m Carrie, and I invite you to take a peek into my tasty food creations that are inspired by my favorite cooks — all right here from my cozy Waukee kitchen. Whether it’s watching dozens of recorded cooking shows into the wee hours of the night

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Posted October 01, 2019in Recipes

Fall medley soup

Fall time to me feels like vanilla candles burning, windows open, acoustic guitars in the background and a fall soup simmering on the stovetop. YUM! This soup creation came to me when my sister-in-law gave me some fresh butternut squash from her garden. This soup is my favorite when chunky,

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Posted September 04, 2019in Recipes

Sneaky stuffed peppers

Before I go any further, I want to make sure that, as you read through this recipe, you don’t let it scare you off before you try it. I assure you it’s super easy, but, most of all, it’s delicious… and remember, you don’t have to reveal the ingredients before

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Posted August 01, 2019in Recipes

Lemon zucchini bread

Friends, it’s August already. I am a teacher and although summer always flies, this year it has whizzed by even faster. After making up 10 snow days and taking a class in June, I blinked and….here we are! Summertime is also garden time, and by August most people are trying

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