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Pickled Mustad Seeds

Brown Sugar Bourbon Pickled Mustard Seeds

0 of 5 45 Minutes 2 cups

Brown sugar bourbon pickled mustard seeds, I know you agree, just the name sounds exciting and awesome. The recipe evokes so many sensory triggers, letting you know there is something...

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Red Kuri Squash Tart

Red Kuri Squash Tart with Parmesan and Fontina

0 of 5 1 Pie

Autumn is in full force, and the squash season has arrived. Autumn is my favorite time of the year; leaves are changing and showing their beautiful colors and the first chill...

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Discovering Cafe Pasquale's Big Red Chile Sauce

Discovering Cafe Pasquale’s Big Red Chile Sauce

0 of 5 30 Minutes 40 ounces

We all live in a world of herbs, spices, and seasoning. Sometimes during our travels, we find a dish that is just so awesome. A dish that is telling a...

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Peach Shrub

Peach-Lavender Shrub and the Dog Days of Summer

0 of 5 2 Minutes 1 quart

Peach-lavender shrub, also known as drinking vinegar, is the perfect summer refresher. Usually mixed with cold or sparkling water, shrubs are the perfect drink mixer. I get it, drinking vinegar,...

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Beef Stew

Blackford Farm Sous Vide Cooked Beef Barley Stew

5 of 5 120 Minutes 7 servings

Sous vide beef barley stew is cooked with beef from the Blackford Farm in Armstrong, Illinois. A two hour trip from Chicago; Armstrong is a rural village of about 400...

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Old Fashioned Cider Glazed Cake Donuts & Vanilla Butternut Squash Smoothie

Old Fashioned Cider Glazed Cake Donuts & Vanilla Butternut Squash Smoothie

0 of 5 10 Minutes 12 Dougnuts

Old fashioned Cider glazed cake donuts, the name speaks for itself. Great by themselves or accompanied with a vanilla butternut squash smoothie that is blended with dates, chia seeds, and...

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Pineapple ginger iced tea

Pineapple Ginger Iced Tea, made with the Pineapple Core

0 of 5 15 Minutes 2 quarts

I LOVE fresh pineapple and enjoy pineapple grilled, baked, broiled, poached, roasted, sautéed, stir-fried, and in my pineapple ginger iced tea. That pretty much tells you how versatile pineapple is...

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sweet corn

Sweet Corn Polenta, Bacon, Hot Sauce & Soft Boiled Egg

5 of 5 10 Minutes 4 servings

I noticed one thing in stores, sweet corn is never sold by a great name. It’s simply called sweet corn and if you drive the country roads of Illinois, farmers...

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Roasted banana chocolate bread

Roasted Banana, Chocolate Bread with Quark & Fresh Fruit

5 of 5 50 Minutes 16 slices

The magic with this roasted banana chocolate bread is the bananas. I roast them in the oven at 350 F for 40 minutes. By adding roasted bananas that have been...

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