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One of the Easiest (and Healthiest) Vegetables to Grow in a ‘Beauty Garden’

I realize that not everyone is like me when it comes to gardening. While I'm out in the patio with my coffee first thing in the morning to pollinate … [Read more...]

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Cooking with Lavender: Yummy Honey and Herb Glaze for Chicken Thighs

  When I think of lavender, I think of lotions, soaps and scrubs. I sometimes forget that lavender (particularly English lavender) is used as … [Read more...]


Chef Bob: Alaskan Snow Crab Pasta Primavera

Alaskan Snow Crab Pasta Primavera Serves 24. Having a party, or just want to impress your friends?  This is the ultimate party food. A fresh veggie … [Read more...]

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I’m Loving Swiss Chard for Organic Gardening, and So Should You!

  Almost mid April and there's little chance of frost anywhere, so there's no excuse for not getting outside and starting your spring and … [Read more...]

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Is It Kosher? Yes; It Is. New Book Teaches You How to Eat Healthy the Jewish Way (Recipe Included)

Chicken and Okra Serves 8 Ingredients 1 whole organic chicken, cut into 8 pieces 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon … [Read more...]

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The Proof is In the Photos (and Research). Paleo Works.

Two initially conflicting reports about high protein diets have recently appeared in the news. One study suggests that middle aged adults with a high … [Read more...]

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No Excuses! Six Good-For-You Plants You Can Grow Without a Yard

At some point, it will cease to be winter in the Midwest and East Coast and continue to be the never-ending summer it has been in California. Usually … [Read more...]

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Chef Bob’s Boston Baked Beans

Boston Baked Beans When it comes to summer picnics, I look forward to a handful of things: blackened hot dogs on the grill, sweet corn on the cob, … [Read more...]

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Strange Fruit…But It’s Still Good For You

So I went out to my lime tree this morning and found this... And somebody had a dirty mind and did this... And then The Hubster did … [Read more...]

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Cheddar Bacon And Scallion Souffle

Cheddar Bacon And Scallion Soufflé Soufflé is a lightly baked cake made with egg yolks and beaten egg whites combined with various other … [Read more...]

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Chef Bob: Braised Oxtails with Mushrooms Recipe

Braised Oxtails with Mushrooms Recipe Flavorful beef oxtails are braised in wine and chicken stock with mushrooms, leeks, garlic, and herbs. Plan … [Read more...]

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It May Be the Middle of Winter, but You Can STILL Cultivate Your ‘Beauty Garden’ Indoors

Nobody can tell me that my frequent consumption of fresh organic produce from my kitchen garden hasn't resulted in glowing skin. And that's to no … [Read more...]

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Kumquats! I Can’t Believe I Was Sleeping On Them…

Do you know what a kumquat is? It's the color of an orange, and it sort of taste like an orange peel. Not the most appetizing by itself, but mix it in … [Read more...]