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Spinach Salad with Mango and Papaya
This is a great summer salad, leaving you refreshed even on the hottest days. For those who like to have a little protein with there salad, both grilled chicken or shrimp go well with this dish. Don’t let the number of items scare you, this is a simple recipe and well worth the extra time. Great for the family or summer parties.
Makes 1 salad
Combine spinach red onion and lime vinaigrette in a bowl and toss. Place on plate and top with mango, papaya, mandarin oranges and slivered almonds. Garnish with lime slice.
Yields 4 cups
Combine and mix all ingredients except the oils in a mixer. Slowly add the oil on medium speed until vinaigrette is emulsified. Store in an air tight container and refrigerate.
The Harmony between Wine and Food
Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed in the company of friends and .. food.
Is Your Recipe Safe
NC—Sure, it tastes great and earns rave reviews from everyone sitting at the dinner table. But is your favourite recipe also a safe one To prevent serving up foodborne illness at the dinner table, follow this helpful checklist when preparing a meal:
Alfredo, and Who on Earth Was He
If you ask for pasta with Alfredo sauce at a restaurant in Italy all you get from your waiter is a stare. Why is one of the most famous “Italian sauces” for pasta unknown in its country of origin The answer is simple: because in Italy an Alfredo “sauce” doesn’t exist.
Food Retailing or Food Entertainment
Food retailing is going through a global revolution. On one side of the equation companies such as Walmart, Aldi and Liedl are gaining market share as local commodity food retailers.
One Bird the President Didn’t Pardon
Fall for Outdoor Entertaining This Autumn
Aaaah, autumn! Its the perfect time to entertain outdoors -- most of the bugs are gone, the sun isnt scorching even though its warm enough to enjoy an afternoon or evening al fresco, and theres a bounty of good things to serve for an outdoor meal.
Red Pepper Lamb Kofta in a Rogan Josh Sauce
NC—Kofta is similar to kebab, except for the fact that ground meat is used, shaped into golf ball-sized servings. Like many classic Indian dishes, it comes in various forms, some of them requiring elaborate and lengthy preparation. Here is a simple recipe for succulent morsels of lamb and red pepper served in a garlic-cream rogan josh sauce that can be prepared and served in less than half an hour:
Russian Breakfasts for Russian Brides in the US
Gas Grills Often Turn Out Dangerous
Grills, especially gas grills, are an equipment to be used with caution and care, as they may just put you in danger. Most of the times, fires are started by gas tanks of such grills.
Best Recipes: Strawberry Banana Milkshake
There’s nothing more delicious and nutritious than strawberries and bananas together. Now you can have these two delicious fruits in a scrumptious milkshake. Strawberry Banana Milkshake is a great drink to have any time of day.
New Years Resolutions
Ah, the start of another year!In a groggy haze on New Years Eve, I promised someone or was it myself that I would be good this year.I said I would draw up my New Year’s Resolutions – particularly after the roller-coaster year I had last year.Well, a promise is a promise.I can’t very well start the New Year by breaking the resolution that I was going to write my New Year’s Resolutions, can I So, here it is, broken down into months being the control freak that I am.
Exotic Dining: Classic Indian Dishes Made Simple
NC—Indias ancient cultures have left an indelible stamp on civilization but perhaps no single aspect has impacted day-to-day life in Canada quite as much as the cuisine of India. In cities and towns from Victoria to St. Johns Indian restaurants have sprung up and been eagerly embraced by a Canadian audience with an increasingly sophisticated taste for the new and exotic.
Frugal and Easy Thanksgiving Recipes
Here it is - that time of year when everyones thoughts turn to food!Im thankful that at our house, we have plenty of food, but sometimes I am not so grateful that I am the one who usually gets to cook it!
Coffees of India
India produces two fine coffees, but even among coffee devotees – at least in America – they remain relatively unknown and un-drunk. Thats too bad. They deserve to be extolled for the romance attached to them, if nothing else; happily, they also taste pretty good as well.
Fiber – More Appealing Packaged In A Pear!
NC—Fiber is a very beneficial substance for your body. And when fiber is delivered in the delicious and sweet package of a fresh pear, it takes on a whole new level of appeal.
Best Recipes: Classic Vanilla Milkshake
Sometimes plain vanilla is best.
Eat-Out Choice At Home
NC—If your family craves restaurant variety, but your budget says eat in, there is a compromise. Enlist a little family cooperation and everyone can enjoy a different meal without causing short-order chaos in your kitchen.
Easy, Frugal Breakfasts!
We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And that children that eat breakfast do better in school thanthose who dont.
NC—The Royal chefs of the great Moghul Emperors made an enormous contribution to the richness of the celebrated Northern Indian cuisine, using cooking techniques which were mainly similar to those of the western world but raising them to new heights with their exquisite blends of spices and herbs.
Tomatoes and Cucumbers
NC—Now is the season to enjoy Ontario grown field tomatoes and cucumbers. Although tomatoes and cucumbers are available year round, they are at their best from July to October! Locally grown tomatoes and cucumbers are picked at a greater degree of ripeness than those shipped across the continent. When grown closer to their market, these veggies are left on the vine longer, so their flavour and texture remain at their best.
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