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New Year’s fiber fix: hummus

Hummus Who’s coming to dinner? This hummus recipe satisfies every generation. 1 cup cooked chickpeas 3 cloves garlic, crushed juice of 1/2 lemon 2 tablespoons tahina (sesame) 1/2 teaspoon salt olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped paprika Reserve 1/4 cup of liquid from boiled chickpeas (garbanzo beans). Mix crushed garlic, lemon juice, tahina and …

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Get personal . . . with your own cookbook

TasteBook has unveiled a hard copy cookbook that gets very personal. It enables you to personalize a collection of recipes in a cookbook, enhanced far beyond many of the “photo memory” books on the market the past few years. Who doesn’t appreciate the convenience of borrowing recipes and ideas from food sites and blogs?  Electronic copies free up …

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Covert operations: tortilla dip layers revealed

Layered dip fits in comfortably at casual parties. We shared this variation Friday evening at the Pumpkin Potluck Party. Layered Tortilla Dip Here’s what you’ll need: 12-16 ounces refried beans 1 cup diced tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 avocado, diced 1 sweet red pepper, chopped 3 scallions, finely chopped 16 ounces light sour cream …

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Bookmark the Foodie BlogRoll

The Foodie BlogRoll continues to roll with inspiration and energy.  With a small bow to The Leftover Queen and The Foodie Blogroll, here’s a note of appreciation for this diverse collection of food blogs. Check out the site’s 5 Random Blogs. If you’re looking for ideas, answers, menus and more, this well of foodie resources serves it up on …

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