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FFwD: Chicken Liver G√Ęteau with Pickled Onions

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie is all “knock knock.” And I’m all, “who’s there?” And it’s all, “Chicken liver.” “Chicken liver who?” I ask. And it’s all, “No, really. Chicken liver. Go buy some chicken liver and let’s do this.”

So, I bought chicken liver. I blended it up in my food processor […]

Sweet and Spicy Asian Pork Shoulder (Slow Cooker Recipe)

Some days there is nothing better than having something tasty simmering away in a slow cooker. The house starts smelling delicious about maybe hour two and it just keeps getting better smelling ALL DAY. So wonderful. This is one of those recipes that you definitely want going for 7-8 hours on a cold winter […]

FFwD: Long & Slow Apples

The French Fridays with Dorie recipe this week was Long & Slow Apples and the recipe is posted in the LA Times Food section, so I’ll supply the link.

But, here’s my thing — whispers — I didn’t really like this one.

I thought it was a lot of work (not even counting […]

Simple Truth Giveaway + Chicken Curry Cashew Salad

Simple Truth Organic and Natural Food Way back in December, I was invited to an event at the Hawthorne Fred Meyer, for a launch of their new product line — Simple Truth.

Simple Truth aims to “provide a simple, uncomplicated and trustworthy solution to the challenge of simply better living. All Simple Truth […]

Perfect for Meatless Monday: Roasted Carrot and Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is one of my favorite grains. I can’t remember when I first tried it — I think maybe a couple of years ago? But ever since that first experience, I’m always looking for new ways to use it. I’m not quite sure what it is but I really like the texture and flavor […]