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Camping as a Foodie

by Editorial Team July 31st, 2019| Cooking Basics





There's nothing quite like waking up outside to the smell of fresh air. And coffee. And food cooking over a fire. Yes, even when I go camping, food is a vital part of the event. It's not just nature; it's enjoying food

Blueberry Crisp

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 30th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes




Blueberry Crisp



Better than any blueberry pie



  • 4-1/2 cups blueberries
  • 1 Tb. flour
  • 2/3 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup + 1 Tb. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 5 Tb. salted butter*


  1. Preheat oven to 375.

  2. Grease sides and bottom of an 8×8 baking pan.

  3. Pour blueberries into prepared pan, and sprinkle with

Healthy Ramen Slaw

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 25th, 2019| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Salads

Cabbage & ramen - who knew they were meant to be paired?






Healthy Ramen Slaw



Cabbage & ramen- who knew they were meant to be paired?



  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tb. olive oil
  • 1 14 oz.

Asian Slaw

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 23rd, 2019| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes




Asian Slaw



There's nothing boring about this slaw recipe!



  • 2 carrots (peeled)
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 5 scallions
  • 1/2 red pepper (seeds removed)
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 2 Tb. soy sauce
  • 1/2 Tb. sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. rice wine vinegar
  • black pepper


  1. Julienne carrots, celery, scallions, and pepper into 2-inch strips.
  2. Combine in a large bowl, and add sprouts.
  3. In

The Perfect Steak

by Editorial Team July 20th, 2019| Cooking Basics

There are countless ways to cook a steak and every chef will tell you that their way is the best. Whether it’s in the oven, on the grill, fried in a pan, slow-cooked, reverse-seared, sous vide or the countless other methods, we all have our favourite.




Trail Mix Bar Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 18th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes

Shhh. . .I won't tell anyone they aren't a health food, if you won't.






Trail Mix Bar Cookies



Shhh. . .I won't tell anyone they aren't a health food, if you won't



  • 1 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 3/4 cup light brown

Apple Pie Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 16th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes


 



Apple Pie Cookies



Lots of apple and cinnamon flavors; no fork required!



  • 1 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 3 cups old fashioned oats
  • 2 cups diced dried apple
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2

Pavlova with (or without) Berries

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 11th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes

Crispy exterior + marshmallowy exterior = yum






Pavlovas with (or without) Berries



Crispy exterior + marshmallowy interior = yum



  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 4 large egg whites (room temperature)
  • 1 tsp. white vinegar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup diced strawberries
  • 1 Tb.

Angel Food Cake

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 9th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes




Angel Food Cake



A simple cake perfect for topping with fresh fruit



  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1-1/2 cups egg whites (approximately 10 large eggs)
  • 1-1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350.

  2. Combine flour and powdered sugar in a medium bowl, whisking to remove any