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Archives for April 2018

Kale & Black Bean Ch-alad

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 26th, 2018| Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian

Hearty. Flavorful. Vegetarian.


What's a girl to do when her husband is on the road for the week and she's at home? Cook dishes that he wouldn't enjoy! That was the exact basis for this dish's creation. Being a solo diner for the week, I knew I wanted to

Birthday Cakes: Flavor in Your Business

by Editorial Team April 26th, 2018| Cooking Basics
To start a business of elaboration and decoration of birthday cakes is an idea that facilitates the life of many people and allows you to obtain income with low investment. You can create a chain of happiness: the honoree, the guests and your pocket. However you have to calculate everything,

Mexican Black Bean Salad

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 24th, 2018| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Salads

An easy side dish to accompany tacos.




As I reread the intro to this recipe, I laughed to myself that my go-to when my husband travels is to cook with legumes. The theme of cooking with legumes and for myself seems to be omnipresent. I've always loved time in

Brandied Dates

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 19th, 2018| Appetizers, Desserts, Recipes

Mmm. Dried fruit and liquor pair quite nicely.




It's kind of funny that as I'm writing these date columns I'm watching the snow fall outside my window. Because as you'll see in a few sentences, when I wrote this recipe originally it was February and snowy. However, I am

Spiced Date Biscotti

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 17th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

It's basically a very crunchy hermit.


This recipe was made with one specific person in my- my mom. I knew that I'd be headed to Florida to visit her this spring and wanted to bring a treat just for her. Although I'd be flying and would arrive in a

Lemon Curd

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 12th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

So good you can eat it right off the spoon.




When I first made lemon curd five years ago, my goal was to use it as a filling in a pie. When I mastered the recipe and had a good batch, I realized it might not make it to

Twice the Lemon Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 10th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

Delicately sweet. Pleasantly tart. Fairly addictive.


Lemon desserts have become something that I enjoy more and more. Just as I adore the pairing of sweet and salty, so do I love the combination of sweet and tart. Either duo works for me, as I like the way one balances

Warm Eggplant & Goat Cheese

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 5th, 2018| Main Dishes, Recipes, Side Dishes

Simple & delicious- two words that pair nicely for a quick meal.




At the start of spring in New Hampshire, it's hard to find fresh produce for a dish as simple as this. However, just returning from a mini-vacation to Charleston, South Carolina, it was nice to be on

7 Health Tips for New Fathers

by Editorial Team April 4th, 2018| Chef Interviews
Have you become a father recently? A father’s role in raising your child extends beyond instilling your values into their behavior. As an adult, you have a responsibility to your family to take care of yourself. Are you doing everything you can to ensure your longevity? A father is often

Slightly Spicy Eggplant & Tomato Sauté

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 3rd, 2018| Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes, Tapas Monday, Vegetarian

It's a side. It's a dip. It's a spread. It's delicious.


In some recent travels, we ended up having breakfast at a deli. I had the most amazing challah French toast, and my husband had white fish salad. Happiness for both of us. We enjoyed our food there so