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Salad City

Being a vegetarian means salad is one of my most beloved food genres. Packed full of nutrients and vitamins, with endless additions and options, salad never gets old for me. I usually have a salad for either lunch or dinner, sometimes both, whether it be a greek salad loaded with tomatoes, kalamata olives and feta, or a Carlton salad with candied pecans, raisins and avocados. I just can’t seem to get enough salad!
When it comes to preparing delightful salads in my own kitchen it can be a little trickier. Having all the fresh veggies at hand, or in fridge, almost …

 

Brown Paper Bags are not only made for Lunches!

Who says you can’t teach an old dog a new trick!   Problem is I wish I knew this trick a long time ago!  How to make microwave popcorn eluded me for too many years.   When I read about it in the Sunday Boston Globe Magazine section, I was skeptical.  The recipe told me to place ¼ cup of popcorn kernels in a small brown paper bag, fold the top of the bag over several times, place the bag on its side in the microwave and cooked on high for 1 ½ to 2 minutes or until there are about 2 …