Sauces and dressings add delicious splendor to a otherwise bland meal.
Tasty sauces can be made with anywhere from two ingredients or 20 ingredients.
When I was the head chef Harbin Hot Springs Restaurant. I would plan the menu ahead time, then my sous chefs and I would cook for hours putting the dinner together.
Often in the final minutes before serving the dinner I would quickly create an impromptu sauce or dressing to add to the meal.
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Sweeten all your cookie recipes with maple syrup! Here is my favorite cookie recipe that you can adapted any time. Try using half oat flour, or chop up organic chocolate bars instead of the chips. Experiment and have fun, it is hard to go wrong.
Always use organic ingredients. Do it for yourself, for the organic farmers and for the planet.
Let me know if you come up with a another great idea!
Chocolate Chip Cookies
2 cups pastry flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
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Nutritious and Delicious Summertime Soup
The Vitamin A, E and C help prevent colds. The antioxidant proprieties reduce the aging process. Use organic Farmers Market produce for the best flavor and maximum health benefits.
Easy Gazpacho Recipe2 large tomatos, quartered
1/2 cucumber, peeled and cut into 3 inch pieces
1/2 sweet red pepper or green1/ hot pepper, seeded
1 1/2 C tomato or vegetable juice
2 T red wine vinegar
2 T olive oil
dash Tabasco sauce
1/4 t sea salt
black pepper to taste
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It’s no wonder that throughout temperate regions of the world nettles are valued for building vitality.
I like to find this plant on the numerous mountain hikes within a hours drive of Palo Alto. A local herbalist, Darren Huckle taught me not to be afraid on the sting. Instead use it as a stimulate to the area of my body that needs a bit more healing circulation. And I have been sharing with friends on the hikes the same. I brush my slightly sore elbow up against the needle plant!
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