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Autumn Leeks Elevate Mashed Potatoes

Usually harvested in the autumn months, leeks are easy to grow from seedlings and are ready six months after planting. Much like an onion, leeks form a bulb and long, bundle of leaves extend above the ground. Soil must be … Continue reading

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10 Step Southern Cubed Steak Meal Plan

Cubed steak was a staple in our house, growing up in Georgia.  It is a cheap cut of beef, which is usually very tough.  Pan frying it, allows drippings to form the base of the good ‘ole white gravy, we … Continue reading

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A Simple, Quick Leek Soup

What are leeks? Native to Mediterranean countries, leeks hold a flavorful spotlight in today’s culinary scene. Although resembling a giant scallion or green onion, the leek is related to both the garlic and the onion, though its flavor and fragrance … Continue reading

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Luscious Leek Potato Soup Under an Hour

Feeling a bit under the weather, I needed a warm, hearty meal for dinner, but did not want the heaviness associated with most comfort meals. Remember, I am on the fit body boot camp regiment. I had a couple of … Continue reading

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Braising Halibut With Leeks

What is braising? Braising involves cooking a protein in a small amount of liquid at a low heat, covered for an extended amount of time.  This method allows for a flavorful, tender food, by breaking down the fibers.  A tight … Continue reading

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Risotto can be almost hands free…

If you have ever tried to make risotto you know it is a long process. Typically, you must constantly stir the rice while it absorbs all the liquid of your broth – which could take 30-45 minutes – STIRRING CONSTANTLY … Continue reading

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