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Pantry Rules: Dried Beans

Heres what good about dried beans: they are super cheap, they are easy to store, and they overall just taste better. The downside is that they take some planning and some time to cook. But overall, worth the time and wait. The Dried Bean Primer You Can Buy Most Beans Dried. …

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Five Ways to Use Those Canned Tomatoes

It’s time to stock the pantry and learn how to use what you have inside. I don’t have to mention that this is a trying time and many of you might be pushed out of your comfort zones when it comes to cooking and planning. I understand. But nonetheless, we …

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Stress Eating in the Time of Corona

  I don’t have to remind you, we’re in a crisis. I’ve been here before and I know you have been too. 9/11, Hurricane Sandy. Now, on top of it all, trying to get my daughter out of London, my other kids home from their colleges and just trying to …

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Batch Cooking During the Corona Crisis

We are deep in a health crisis right now and I think the rumors may be true – it’s only going to get worse. The Corona Virus is here and it’s time to act. It seems to be the only thing anyone can talk about these days. I unfortunately (or …

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Top Five Foods to Eat (and Cook) During the Corona Virus

In case you haven’t heard the news, we are experiencing a viral pandemic that is only predicted to get worse in the next couple of weeks. Although this is a scary time, it is also a great time to reevaluate what we are eating so we can stay as healthy …

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Five Ways To Slow Down and Reset Your Resolutions

  I know it’s the end of the year (heck, it’s the end of a decade!) and I know that you are likely feeling pressure to get on with it – the diet, the detox, the redo, your big ambitious goals for the New Year. It is almost impossible to …

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5 Great Apps To Make Healthy Cooking Easy

It goes without saying: you want to make your food as healthy as possible. But…it must be easy. I couldn’t agree more. I have to admit, I have a love/hate relationship with phone apps. I’m a little bit of an app junkie and have gotten lured in by the time …

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Healthy Spring Salad Recipes

I just spent a weekend in California (more on that later) and somone told me that they have 300 days of sun every year. Doesn’t that sound like a dream? If you are from Connecticut, like I am, well, yes it does. It’s been cold and dreary here but ever …

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Five Pantry Items I Always Have On Hand For Everyday Cooking

A well-stocked pantry is a good cook’s best friend. On any given night, I could open my kitchen cabinets and cook up a healthy meal, without having to go to the grocery store. Why? My well-stocked pantry is full of the basics needed for dozens of meals. I have shelves …

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Five Essential Kitchen Equipment Items I Can’t Live Without

When The Green Palette Kitchen moved with me to Southport two years ago (and yes, “moved” with me from NYC to Fairfield, to Southport) I suddenly had a brand new space and nothing but my imagination to fill it. My husband Mark, the handy guy that he is, built it …

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