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The Mediterranean Diet, Cancer Prevention, and Spanish Sofrito

The most recent New York Times article about the Mediterranean Diet prompted me to revisit the essential components and foods that make up the diet.   Although the focus of the diet is reduced heart attacks and strokes, it is also … Continue reading

16. March 2013 by admin
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Greek Style Pasta Salad

It’s that time of year that is perfect for a picnic.  We have been having wonderful weather and pretty blue skies here in the low country of South Carolina.  One of my favorite dishes to pack for a picnic is … Continue reading

12. April 2012 by admin
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Winter CSA and Tania’s Antioxidant Vegetable Soup

When my husband and I moved to Charleston I first became aware of CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture).  I learned about CSA — from one of the money saving blogs I visit  – as a great way to save money on … Continue reading

31. January 2012 by admin
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Pepper and Sweet Potato Stew

I grew up having sweet potatoes as a Thanksgiving staple.  I know a lot of people with some version of the sweet potato casserole recipe topped with either marshmallow or brown sugar and pecans.  As good as it is that … Continue reading

19. January 2012 by admin
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Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup

  Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup  Adapted from Rachel Ray recipe on foodnetwork.com This recipe contains multiple healthful ingredients that contain antioxidants. The pumpkin is loaded with cartenoids, the tomatoes contain lycopene, and the beans contain flavinoids, folate, protein and … Continue reading

13. December 2011 by admin
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