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Homemade Apple Butter:
What to do with all the apples you picked

Posted by Rachel Goodman

10/16/13 9:34 AM

homemade apple butter recipe

This weekend we went apple picking at Honey Pot Hill Orchards. This seems like a benign enough statement, but for anyone that's ever gone apple picking, you know the truth: at the end of the day, you will almost invariably end up walking out of the orchard with many more apples than you ever intended to pick. Or, maybe that's just me. But if the orchard cashiers give you a bag, the obvious next step is to fill the bag...right? Well, regardless of proper apple picking decorum, that's exactly what we did: 15 minutes after we hopped off the hay wagon and into the field, we'd filled our bag with approximately 20 pounds of apples. 

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Topics: vegan, vegetarian, fall, Organic Produce, apples

Vegan-Friendly Dinner for Non-Vegans:
Roasted Pumpkin "Salad"

Posted by Rachel Goodman

11/6/12 1:59 PM

vegan-friendly dinner for non-vegansI really like the idea of being vegan- the health benefits, increased energy, and emphasis on eating natural, plant-based foods sound great! But honestly, though, I just love cheese too much to make the full-on commitment. That being said, though, I try and make a concerted effort to cook as "cleanly" as I can--which translates to a lot of vegan-friendly dinners for non-vegans.

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The 5 Best Vegetarian-Friendly Recipe Blogs of All Time

Posted by Rachel Goodman

10/12/12 11:02 AM

best vegetarian friendly recipe blogsLong before the days of Candied Figs, I was already browsing the interwebs for new, healthy recipes to try my hand at. After a whole lot of searching, mixing, simmering, and tasting, I came to two realizations:

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Help! I need a quick, wheat-free vegetarian
recipe with Harissa!

Posted by Rachel Goodman

10/9/12 10:30 AM

wheat free vegetarian recipesEating healthy is always a struggle, but having a couple great, wheat-free vegetarian recipes in your arsenal of go-to, fast, delicious meals is essential for every wanna-be (or actual) chef. One of my favorite standbys is from Deb over at Smitten Kitchen. Her excellent Carrot Salad with Feta, Harissa and Mint is quick and can be pulled together in less than 30 minutes.

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OMG: Cake Batter Puppy Chow

Posted by Rachel Goodman

9/12/12 1:29 PM

If happiness could be embodied by one food, it would be cake. Not just any cake, but the delicious (and easy!) delight known as Funfetti. What's better than Funfetti? Practically nothing... except Funfetti and chocolate with extra sprinkles! Think it's too good to be true? Well then today's your lucky day! I give you:

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Top 5 Summertime Cocktails

Posted by Rachel Goodman

9/10/12 12:18 PM

summertime cocktailsThe dog days of summer have almost come to an end, but that doesn’t mean the days of thirst-quenching, cool summer cocktails have to wind down, too. Here are my top five favorite fun summer cocktails.

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Ready, Set, Go!

Posted by Rachel Goodman

9/10/12 12:08 PM

My name is Rachel and I’'m addicted to food.

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