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Recipe of the Week: Basic Hummus

This recipe is from The Archive under The Spoon Mage™ Explains.

Do you have a favorite brand of hummus or do you enjoy it at one particular restaurant because they make it so perfectly? 128 more words


Grandma's Green Beans and Potatoes


2 T olive oil
6 oz meaty bacon, sliced into half inch pieces
2 lbs fresh green beans, ends trimmed and snapped in half… 219 more words

Side Dish

Pasta and Bean Casserole

This is comfort food in my book and even better, it comes together quickly. I love bolognese, but sometimes I get a bit tired of eating it as spaghetti bolognese or putting it in lasagna. 290 more words


Molise trip: ancient wheat salad

I recently came back from a study trip in Molise with my university. Now, most people will think where in the heck is that? Molise is a very small region in the center-south of Italy, right above Puglia (the heel of Italy). 627 more words


Wheat berry + arugula salad with Kalamata olives, fresh herbs + balsamic-mustard dressing (dairy-free, egg-free, vegetarian)

Chewy, tangy, spicy, salty, and sweet—what more could one ask for? Find wheat berries (which are ground to make flour) in the bulk section of well-stocked grocery stores and health food stores. 216 more words


White beans, corn + snap peas served over tomato rice (gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian)

Reminiscent of succotash, this dish uses fresh or frozen corn kernels with white beans instead of lima beans. The recipe calls for snap peas or snow peas, but any peas will do.  171 more words