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Moroccan Stew with Green Beans

I don’t make stew very often in the summer.  But I had a bunch of beautiful green beans from Oxbow farms and fresh tomatoes from our garden which got me thinking about vegetable stew.  The beauty of making stew is that it cooks itself so you can go outside and enjoy the evening sun. I’m sure everyone who reads this newsletter has made a stew, so I won’t go into my normal long winded explanations on the making of.  However, I do want to stress the importance of using high quality (meaning homemade) stock for stews.  If you need a...
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Cooking Beans

Dried beans are a great source of inexpensive protein, fiber, vitamins, etc. etc. They also make great fall and winter dishes. The trouble with dried beans is you have to plan ahead. Most beans have to soak. The good news is you can put them to soak before you go to work! Come home and they’re ready to cook. Beans cooked properly taste lovely. OK, let’s cook beans. If you own a pressure cooker, beans are a snap and you are probably already a bean cooker. Basically, a pressure cooker cuts your cooking time in half. If you don’t own...
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Quinoa Salad

With summer in full swing I like to reduce the amount of heat in the kitchen. To that end I’m making cold salads, braised vegetables, curries, steeped grains and rice and of course grilling outside. This month I want to tell you about a great salad my wife made with quinoa. I’m not a big quinoa fan but she found this red quinoa at the PCC and I have to admit I do like the flavor. Mix it in with regular quinoa 50/50 for a great look and taste. Quinoa is loaded with protein and is gluten free.