Browsing Archive: December, 2013

Maple Glazed Carrots

Posted by on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, In : Recipes 

INGREDIENTS
12 large carrots, peeled
8 tbsp. butter
¼ cup maple syrup
Fresh lemon juice
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp. fresh thyme leaves
 
INSTRUCTIONS
1. Cut carrots into 2" lengths, then halve or quarter the pieces lengthwise so that all the carrots are in equal-size strips.

2. Melt butter in a large heavy sauté pan over medium-low heat. Add carrots, cover, and braise, stirring occasionally, until carrots are fork-tender, 20–30 minutes.
Adapted from Saveur

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Chicken Cacciatore (Hunter's Wife Chicken)

Posted by on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, In : Recipes 

4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
2 medium onions, peeled and chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
1  3-lb. chicken, cut into 8 pieces 
1 cup dry white wine
1  28-oz. can peeled whole san marzano 
   tomatoes, chopped, juice reserved
1 bay leaf
1 tsp. minced fresh rosemary leaves
1/4 cup minced flat-leaf parsley
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 cup strong chicken stock

1. Heat oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, about 10 minutes. Add ...

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Broccoli Wild Rice Casserole

Posted by on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, In : Recipes 

Ingredients
2 cups Uncooked Wild Rice
8 cups Low-sodium Chicken Broth, More If Needed For Thinning
3 heads Broccoli, Cut Into Small Florets
1 pound White Button Or Crimini Mushrooms, Finely Chopped
½ cups (1 Stick) Butter
1 whole Medium Onion, Finely Diced
2 whole Carrots, Peeled And Finely Diced
2 stalks Celery, Finely Diced
4 Tablespoons All-purpose Flour
½ cups Heavy Cream
Ingredients
2 cups Uncooked Wild Rice
8 cups Low-sodium Chicken Broth, More If Needed For Thinning
3 heads Broccoli, Cut Into S...

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Food/Farming Related Articles/Tips


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Monsanto Tumbles Down, e-magazine article about GMO crops

What Are We Eating? PDF chart - What the average American Consumes In A Year

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