CAN A GREAT VINAIGRETTE SAVE A MARRIAGE?

CAN A GREAT VINAIGRETTE SAVE A MARRIAGE? (CarbWarsCookbooks.com)

Some food writers achieve success beyond recipes and cookbooks. MFK Fisher. (1908-1992) for example, earned a place among the great American authors (How To Cook a Wolf, The Art of Eating, Consider The Oyster…). Nora Ephron (1941-2012), is another (Silkwood, I Feel Bad About My Neck, When Sally Met Harry, Sleepless in Seattle, Julie and Julia…). Her semi-autobiographical novel, Heartburn (1986), is the painful-to-read, but hilarious account of the end of her second marriage; the story revolves around a stolen wedding ring and a recipe…

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MARINATED COLE SLAW AND A NEW VIDEO

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MARINATED COLE SLAW The original version of this recipe called for a whole cup of sugar! This reincarnation brings an old favorite back as a healthful, delicious, sweet salad for parties, cookouts, and family meals.   Ingredients: 1½ pounds green cabbage, about half a medium head, shredded 1 medium white onion, about 8 ounces, peeled, halved, and thinly sliced 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup vinegar 3/4 cup light olive oil ½ cup Natural Mate, equal to 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon dry mustard powder 1 teaspoon…

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MOROCCAN-STYLE RADISH SALAD

I have a new batch of Preserved Lemons that just reached tangy, salty perfection, and I’m still having fun trying new recipes using them. The latest is below. You can substitute a tablespoon of plain lemon zest if you don’t want to bother preserving the lemons or waiting for them to cure. MOROCCAN RADISH SALAD  Traditional Moroccan-style salads are dense and crunchy and don’t contain leafy greens. Several are often served together in small portions as a first course. Ingredients: 2 cups radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced 2 cups…

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HOMINY SALAD

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Here’s a potato-less side dish, just in time for your Fourth of July cookout. The recipe is adapted from one by Martha Hall Foose; hers is made with regular hominy and has 20 net grams of carbohydrate per cup; mine has 6.l grams. Have a great day!  Hominy Salad Ingredients: 1 can (29-ounces) Juanita’s or Teasdale’s Mexican-style hominy 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese ¼ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup Greek-style, full-fat yogurt ½ cup chopped red bell pepper 4 green onions, chopped…

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