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Just What Is It About Cilantro Anyway?

(This is a repeat post from 2012. It seems pertinent with the holidays coming up. If you don’t feel like talking politics around the Thanksgiving table, just bring up cilantro! ~ Launie)   Politics, religion, same-sex marriage, breast feeding, health care, sometimes it seems that there’s nothing that American’s don’t…

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Spicy Slow Cooked Pulled Pork with Tomatillo Quinoa

I love this recipe because it’s simple, spicy and fairly hands off. Hello, easy meal when you don’t necessarily feel like cooking! The pork is crazy tender, and the quinoa is full of citrus flavor from the tomatillos. You could also serve the flavorful pork on nachos, sandwiches, or with…

Chipotle Lime Lentil Salad

Chipotle Lime Lentil Salad: It’s a Slow Heat

We all have our own versions of food as “pick me ups.” Whether it’s soup when we’re fighting off a cold, cayenne to warm up, or ice cream to celebrate – there’s some sort of food to fit that need. For me, it’s lentil salad when I’m tired or run…

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Pico de Quinoa

Jedd and I went to Maine for a couple of days, and it was amazing. The first day was sunny and the sky was bright blue. The second day we were pummeled with wind and rain and crazy high waves. It was kind of the best of both worlds. But…

Apple Tomatillo Salsa

Apple Tomatillo Salsa

It’s the best of both worlds right now. We still have summer produce, but we’re also getting treats from fall. And that includes apples. Really, really, really, beautiful apples. Along with tomatillos. When we got home from the farmers market the other day, Jedd put the tomatillos in one of…