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Rachael Johnson
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Bacon & Caramelized Onion Brussels Sprouts with Herbed Goat Cheese
Nothing says Thanksgiving like roasted brussels sprouts. I know that brussels sprouts get a bad rap, but if you cook them properly, they can be a showpiece at your holiday table. For Thanksgiving today, I was in charge of making a vegetable side, so I decid...
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Pork & Ginger Dumplings
Chinese dumplings are a favorite of mine, so I tried to make my own version of a classic Shu Mai dumpling using Laotian pork sausage seasoned with lemongrass, ginger, cilantro, lime and chili. I used pre-made dumpling wrappers found in most grocery stores a...
Pork & Ginger Dumplings
Pork & Ginger Dumplings
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Crispy Kale Salad
Kale has been a crazy fad for quite a while now, but for good reason! This super food is high in calcium, vitamin K and C, and sulforaphane which has cancer fighting properties! I love the fibrous, hearty texture of kale especially when roasted or sautéed. ...
Crispy Kale Salad
Crispy Kale Salad
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Pappardelle Pasta with Spinach and Almonds in a White Wine Cream Sauce
1 bag pappardelle pasta (found at Trader Joe's) 1/4 cup butter 3 tsp fresh minced garlic 1/4 cup white wine 3/4 cup milk or heavy cream 1-2 tbsp flour Pinch of salt and pepper to taste 1-2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup chopped fresh  parsley 1 bag frozen sp...
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Dutch Oven Chicken in Mustard Marsala Cream Sauce
I was generously gifted a Le Creuset Dutch Oven last year, but have only used it a few times. The Dutch Oven can be used similarly to crock-pot, slowly cooking meals in one vessel for optimal efficiency and ease. Using a whole chicken as the main ingredient...
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Be'wiched Deli
Be'witched Deli on 800 Washington Avenue North in Minneapolis is home to one of my favorite sandwiches, the "Asparagus". This unique sandwich is composed of formage blanc, piperade, blanched asparagus and black pepper glazed fennel on focaccia bread. The co...
Be'wiched Deli
Be'wiched Deli
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Banana Chocolate Chip Oat Muffins
It's been a few months since my last blog posting due to the fact that I gave birth to my daughter, Celia Vera on June 24th. Mother's out there know, the first few months with a newborn are overwhelming. Finding the time to take a hot shower, let alone cook...
Banana Chocolate Chip Oat Muffins
Banana Chocolate Chip Oat Muffins
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Grilled Chicken and Leeks over Basil Parsnip Puree
At the farmers market last weekend, I bought some beautiful parsnips and leeks. Parsnips are a root vegetable in the carrot family and have a great sweet quality when cooked. I knew I wanted to incorporate basil into my puree since I have a ton growing in m...
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Kyatchi Sushi
Kyatchi recently opened on 37th and Nicollet in South Minneapolis. Kyatchi is a Japanese restaurant highlighting healthy, sustainable seafood in an urban-casual environment. My mom and I came for lunch last Saturday and enjoyed sharing a few of their small ...
Kyatchi Sushi
Kyatchi Sushi
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Mother's Day BBQ
For this past Mother's Day, my husband and I hosted a BBQ for our families. I wanted to make ribs on the grill, since I have never made them from scratch and have been craving them like crazy. Besides, the weather is FINALLY warming up, and what's better th...
Mother's Day BBQ
Mother's Day BBQ
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