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New ways with kale

May 6, 2016

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted… In the interim, I had a baby, but it was a high risk pregnancy and I was too tired to keep up with food blogging. That didn’t mean I wasn’t cooking, although the energy required to take a picture of the food and write about it was more than I could manage. I gained about forty pounds, twenty of which dropped off right away, but the other twenty have just been sitting…

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Moroccan Recipes Salads

Kale Salad with Apricots, Almonds, and Argan Vinaigrette

August 20, 2015

You may have heard of argan oil, since it’s the latest trendy fountain-of-youth product to be added to cosmetics and hair care products. Argan comes from southern Morocco, where the climate is very dry and the landscape is mostly sand, rocks, and scrubby little trees. The Argan tree does well in dry climates and produces nuts that are then pressed into oil: cosmetic or culinary. People use it for their hair and skin, and it’s high in Vitamin E and…

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