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EatingWell: Gluten-free Thai ‘noodles’ will make your mouth water

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This gluten-free, vegan version of peanut noodles has a high protein content thanks to edamame and peanut butter. Spaghetti squash turns delicately sweet when roasted, which pairs wonderfully with the Thai-inspired peanut sauce.

Thai Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce

Serves 4

Active Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

1 (2 1/2- to 3-...Read more

Environmental Nutrition: Amino acid overview; understanding umami

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Q: What are amino acids and how do I get them in my diet?

A: Amino acids are “building block” compounds that make up the proteins in the body. There are 20 amino acids that fall into three different groupings: essential, nonessential, or conditional. The term “essential” means that the body cannot produce the compound itself so it must ...Read more

No Kary Osmond recipe this week

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Kary Osmond will not file a recipe for the 9/20/21 Entree package.

Seriously Simple: Swiss chard is a versatile vegetable

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While others sing the praises of kale, I am a big Swiss chard fan. I find it has a mild, sweeter flavor than other greens. And it’s versatile: I’ll add it to pasta, risotto and soup, and I’ll saute it or braise it with equally delicious results. Like spinach and other greens, it holds a lot of liquid so it’s always good to serve it in a ...Read more

The Kitchn: Applesauce cake with hot rum sauce will get you so excited about fall

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It’s always fun to open up my grandma’s recipe box to find the perfect dish handwritten on an index card. And her classic applesauce cake jumped out at me as the ideal treat for fall. It’s made with all the warm spices we associate with the cooler months — cinnamon, cloves, and allspice — and there are chopped walnuts and raisins for ...Read more

The Kitchn: Bacon-wrapped shrimp is the perfect appetizer

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Some appetizers seem to disappear more quickly than others. Take bacon-wrapped shrimp, for example: If it’s on the table, it’s almost guaranteed that it’ll be the first to go. They’re just irresistible. Play around with the seasonings and dipping sauces for some variation. And, of course, you can’t go wrong with just dipping in ...Read more

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Gretchen's table: Chicken tamale casserole is Tex-Mex made easy

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Tex-Mex is a favorite in my household, and so are dishes that can be made and served in one pan. This easy and filling recipe for tamale casserole fits the bill for both, and earns bonus points because it has the ultimate time-saving ingredient: rotisserie chicken from the supermarket.

While it's far from authentic (no corn husks), it offers ...Read more

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There's a new bourbon from cult favorite Kentucky Owl landing in stores soon

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Fans of Kentucky Owl, a new bourbon has taken flight: The Wiseman Bourbon, from Stoli Group Kentucky Owl, will be released soon in Kentucky and nationally.

The Wiseman Bourbon is 90.8 proof, with a suggested retail price of $60. It will soon be available through a limited number of retail stores, according to a news release. ...Read more

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'Cuban' beer is being sold in Miami. Is it a communist invasion or clever capitalismo?

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MIAMI — Tony Haber had grabbed a six-pack of Mi Cristal beer at a Latin grocery store in Miami when an older customer in line pointed at his purchase and scolded him.

The beer in his hand, Mi Cristal, was owned by the Cuban government, the man insisted. And he yelled at Haber with increasing ferocity that he was propping up Cuba’s communist...Read more

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Best Bites: Entenmann's Little Bites Mini Tarts

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Easy after-school snacks are hard to come by for teens on the go. Yes, a good parent has fruit parfaits ready for them. A busy parent just hopes to have a bucket of some things they can grab before practice that they don’t hate. My kids actually like these soft-baked mini tarts. They taste a bit like mini Pop Tarts but with more filling, so ...Read more

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You'll fall in love with the black raspberry and blueberry flavors in Mi Terruno Malbec

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The label on the Mi Terruno's Expression wines are a real show stopper. The wine inside will have you crying tears of joy for Argentinian Malbec. You'll fall in love with the black raspberry and blueberry flavors.

All this and a smooth, velvety finish for a mere $14.99. Your guests will think you paid $30.

Feta-stuffed olives were a great ...Read more

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A new 'fattier, full-bodied, mature' Maker's Mark bourbon is about to hit stores

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Maker's Mark, the Kentucky distillery known for decades for putting out exactly the same premium bourbon, has blossomed into a fountain of experimentation.

This year the company is putting out not one but two limited releases in its ongoing wood-finishing series. Maker's Mark Wood Finishing Series 2021 FAE-02 (let's just ...Read more

EatingWell: Add some color to your seafood dinner

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Grilled salmon and vegetables make for a colorful and balanced seafood dinner that’s ready in just minutes. The grill turns the salmon flaky and moist while tenderizing the crispy pepper and onion pieces. Round out the meal with brown rice or quinoa.

Simple Grilled Salmon & Vegetables

Serves 4

Active Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes...Read more

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This week's EN content is delayed.

Seriously Simple: Enjoy this easy weeknight dish

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Meatballs are a comfort food around the globe. Consider the Swedish kottbullar, the Mexican albondigas, the Indian koftes, the Israeli ktzitzot or the French boules. They all use ground meat and are rolled into balls. From there, the meatball varies according to different tastes and available ingredients.

These meatballs are an easy-to-prepare ...Read more

Kary Osmond: Serve this sauce over fish, meat for your favorite veggies

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This rich sauce that originated in Spain was intended as an accompaniment for grilled fish and meat; however, it goes just as well with vegetables too.

The sauce is slightly sweet, smokey, with a hint of garlic and a bit of zip from the red wine vinegar. There are many variations of this sauce, but typically it’s a mixture of grilled tomatoes...Read more

The Kitchn: Got extra bananas? Make this decadent banana bread pudding

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Banana bread pudding is a delectable new way to use up slightly ripened bananas and day-old bread. As an alternative to your go-to quick bread, this custard-based recipe — with all of the same flavors as its namesake — is an ...Read more

The Kitchn: Easy, elegant brown butter pasta is ready in 30 minutes

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One of my favorite ways to treat myself comes in the form of this brown butter crab pasta. It’s low-effort and the end result is an elegant dinner I would be proud to serve any guest.

Making it is all about building flavor as you go. While the pasta cooks, you’ll saute the aromatics in nutty brown butter. I like to use chopped shallot, ...Read more

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She needed a healthy kids' breakfast while working as Alinea's lawyer. Now her waffles are in Whole Foods.

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CHICAGO — Emily Groden hadn’t thought about waffles in years.

But while pregnant with her first child, she heard a podcast that mentioned the business of frozen waffles. Suddenly, the last few years of her work and life experience, a mix of lawyering and food tinkering, coalesced into an entrepreneurial idea.

Based on advice from parents ...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Sauteed Fish with Pineapple Salsa and Poblano Rice

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It’s easy to see why salsa is one of America’s favorite condiments. Its fresh, crisp, tangy flavor adds a refreshing touch to a meal without a lot of sugar or fat. This bright pineapple salsa brings out the flavor of fresh fish.

The poblano peppers, called ancho peppers when dried, that give the rice dish its zing, are medium-hot. You can ...Read more

 

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