Blanched Broccoli

blanched broccoli in bowl of ice water March 21, 2021

Blanched broccoli is easy to make and ensures that your broccoli has the best color, texture and taste. Let this be your inspirational guide to everything you need to know about cutting broccoli, blanching broccoli and then freezing it! What is blanching? Blanching is a simple cooking method often used with a variety of fruits […]

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Cheesy Spaghetti Squash and Broccoli

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Before I go any further, I have to say… This is not mac and cheese! Is it flavorful?  Yes. Is it cheesy?  Ooh yes! Will it satisfy your cravings for pasta?  Not a chance. I’m that person that was never fooled by spaghetti squash.  Yeah, it has little strands like spaghetti, but pasta it is […]

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Garlic Fried Rice

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Before I get into my recipe for today I have 2 awesome tips to share with you.  One complaint I hear from so many people is that brown rice takes too long to cook for regular weeknight meals, so even though it’s so much better for you there’s just not enough time.  Well, that excuse […]

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Simple Broccoli Stir Fry

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I know I’ve mentioned how small our town is.  To put it in perspective, we have one Chinese restaurant.  We have another restaurant that offers some ethnic options, but it’s not nearly as good and just recently we acquired a Thai restaurant.  Very exciting stuff, haha.  We very rarely order Chinese food let alone order […]

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