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  • Perfect for Festivus: Sauteed Prawns in Butter and Garlic
    Perfect for Festivus: Sauteed Prawns in Butter and Garlic
    If you have been living in a cave for awhile, you might not know what Festivus is. It is, in a way, the anti-Christmas and created by Dan O'Keefe, one of the writers of "Seinfeld" (and if you don't know what "Seinfeld"...
  • Celebrate Puccini with Garlic
    Celebrate Puccini with Garlic!
    Italian composer, Giacomo Puccini was born on December 22, 1858, in the ancient city of Lucca, Tuscany. Among his most popular compositions are the operas La Bohème, Tosca, and Madama Butterfly.Having lived most of his life in Tuscany, it is only...
  • Garlic love
    For the love of garlic
    Garlic lovers know that they are doing something good for their body. Yes we all know that garlic can be quite aromatic but what a wonder food it is. Yes stinky garlic is a wonderful food that has medicinal properties that have been known for many...
  • Christmas at Casa de Cuisine: Garlic Spiked Leg of Lamb
    Christmas at Casa de Cuisine: Garlic Spiked Leg of Lamb
    It is that time during the holiday season when you are deciding what the entree is which is going to grace your festive dinner table. For many people the choice is a boring turkey. Yes, turkey is boring! For others it may be a ham. Then there are...
  • A Southwest Christmas: 24 Clove Garlic Roast Chicken
    A Southwest Christmas: 24 Clove Garlic Roast Chicken
    If you happen to be the typical human, your holiday table this year will feature many dishes of roasted meats. There is just something about the holidays which makes us want to crank up the oven and prepare something delicious and juicy. One of...
  • Garlic
    Garlic planting time
    Garlic has broad spectrum antibiotic properties. You do not have to worry about bacteria becoming resistant to garlic - it can be used over and over again without fear of developing an untreatable organism. It also has antioxidant properties which...
  • Cooking 101 at Casa de Cuisine: Authentic Italian Pesto
    Cooking 101 at Casa de Cuisine: Authentic Italian Pesto
    In this new series called Cooking 101 at Casa de Cuisine, Chef Larry Edwards will teach you some of the dishes the Casa is known for and people love. Each of the inclusions in this new series will feature a complete how-to slideshow. So enjoy...
  • Savoring the Southwest: Lime Chili Shrimp
    Savoring the Southwest: Lime Chili Shrimp
    ** Savoring the Southwest is a new cooking/food column from internationally acclaimed chef and bestselling cookbook author, Larry Edwards. In this Examiner exclusive series, the chef will take you through the wonders of Southwest cooking and food....
  • Healthy Choices: Garlic can help lower blood pressure
    Healthy Choices: Garlic can help lower blood pressure
    Healthy living begins with making healthy choices, selecting healthy foods, preparing healthy meals and consuming correct portion sizes.Make healthy choices, enjoy eating garlic. According to Holistic Nutritionist Karen Roth, "Studies have...
  • Put some ‘shrimp on the barbie’ or not: Garlic grilled or smoked shrimp satay
    Put some ‘shrimp on the barbie’ or not: Garlic grilled or smoked shrimp satay
    A light and succulent appetizer for a meal or a barbecue is a satay or a few shrimp to start you off while you wait for the main course to be served. This shrimp recipe can be cooked indoors or outdoors depending upon the weather or how your menu...
  • Garlic roasting creates a mellow flavor: Brussels sprouts roasted to perfection
    Garlic roasting creates a mellow flavor: Brussels sprouts roasted to perfection
    Brussels sprouts are one of those vegetables that are so very healthy and provide much needed vitamins to everyone. Unfortunately most people pass them up because of their unique and earthy flavor. Now you can unleash their taste and infuse it...
  • Polenta that is organic is a vesatile base for healthy ingredients
    Spicy polenta with toppings
    Farm to market type stores carry polenta in a plastic wrap as a roll which makes it incredibly easy to slice, cook, and top with delicious sauces and healthy veggies. This cornmeal delight is surprisingly low in carbohydrates and high in vitamins...
  • A Southwest Summer: Sauteed Prawn and Portobello Salad
    A Southwest Summer: Sauteed Prawn and Portobello Salad
    This salad was created due to my love of Southwestern cuisine. It incorporates my favorite textures, tastes, spices and ingredients. True it is not as simple as tossing some leaves on a plate but then again, I'm not a rabbit or a gerbil (save...
  • garlic
    Garlic use throughout history and around the world
    Garlic, or the stinking rose, tends to draw strong reactions out of people who love or hate the herb/vegetable. It is known for it's pungent aroma, and is commonly used in most dishes the way salt and pepper are added for flavor. Garlic,...
  • Garlic Farm Market in 2013
    Garlic Scape Season is Here!
    The Garlic Farm in Granby has sent out their newsletter advising that beginning June 15th, they have plenty of scapes available for purchase. Shoppers at their marketcan pick your own, as much as you'd like, priced per pound. CSA members...