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Sunday Dinner: Pork Roulade

Fancy dinners don’t need to be complicated, and they shouldn’t require kitchen slavery.   Take a pork roulade recipe – when roasted to a perfect doneness that’s golden brown and delicious it gives an air of extravagance.  But this Sunday dinner only takes 15 minutes tops to prepare.  And it’s so easy a husband can […]

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Chinese Stir Fry: Crispy orange chicken

Next time you reach for that Chinese take out menu – that could mean consumption of monosodium glutamate (MSG) or questionable meat – come here instead.  Because eating healthy doesn’t require giving up those classic convenience meals  (for homemade pizza, check this out).  As for orange chicken stir fry, it’s surprisingly simple to make, and […]

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WIAW: How to make pizza at home

America might run on Dunkin’, but it also runs on pizza. And in the spirit of healthful eating for What I Ate Wednesday, I’d like to present a pizza that isn’t loaded with saturated fat and a thick, starchy good-for-nothing white flour crust.  Pizza can have a crispy, thin whole grain crust with a little […]

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Fried catfish & remoulade sauce

Catfish may not be the classiest fish in the sea, but it sure is Southern, and it’s definitely sustainable.  Like striped bass (last week’s featured fishy) it is mostly farmed in the United States.  And when it’s dredged in cornmeal and fried, it’s just plain delicious. Now my dad is by no means a supercook, […]

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Spaetzle, in BLT fashion

Spaetzle, a German dumpling, is on the menu for this ever important cooking practical exam I take this week.  And honestly, in its most pure form, spaetzle is really simple.  But with a few key ingredients, it can be a great way to spice up your starch life. Although, before you get all crazy with […]

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The story of forbidden rice

It’s not new information that here at Edible Times we love new and unusual ingredients (by we, I mean me and the dog).  And while rice in America in the form of Uncle Ben’s is not a new concept, forbidden, or black rice, is quite undiscovered.  It’s a shame too, because it brings so much […]

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