Middle Eastern Spiced Lamb and Barley Stuffed Cabbage with Tomato and Fig Sauce

An amazing, hearty dish loaded with exotic spice flavors and tastes. This dish is rich in healthful benefits and yet another example of Dr. Mike's Grassroots Gourmet approach to heart smart eating. Naturally prepared dishes like this are high in the foods that reduce chronic low level inflammation and reverse the curse of the modern…

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Get Ducked Up this New Year

We all survived the Mayan apocalypse. Now, it is a time for new beginings and celebrations. So start this New Year  by getting good and ducked up. If you have not enjoyed a good duck recently (or ever!) pick some up. Here, we marinated fresh duck breast in Asian inspired spices and pan seared it.;…

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St. Patty's Pie

St. Patty’s Pie Honey Mead Corned Beef 3-4 pound beef brisket 1 cup mead (or use white wine and add 1 Tbs honey) 1 cinnamon stick 1 tsp. mustard seed 1 tsp. black peppercorns ¼ cup juniper berries 2 bay leaves 1 slice fresh ginger 1 tsp. whole cloves 1 Tbs whole allspice ¼ cup…

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Daytime

If you get Southern Living's Daytime TV in your area, tune in today and watch us prepare a delicious fall dish!

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Carrot and Roasted Beet Slaw

  Carrot and Roasted Beet Slaw ½ head red cabbage 3-4 medium carrots 3 medium beets 2 Tbs apple cider vinegar 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp celery seed 1 tsp salt ½ tsp fresh ground pepper ¼ cup mayonnaise (best is homemade) Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. In a shallow roasting dish place…

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Proper Fish ‘n Chips

   I think my friend Rebecca, from Chow & CHatter would agree: sometimes there are few things as satisfying as some proper fish 'n chips. My good friends Steve and Nancy at Whitney's hooked us up with some superb cod.  Add a little beer, batter and more beer and there you go. Home made tarter…

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Doc’d up Halloween Colcannon

Halloween today has become a time of prepackaged sweet treats. But in the history of Halloween there is a rich and delicious gastronomic lore. One of the traditional dishes from the Emerald Isle for this festive occasion is Colcannon. Traditionally a basic side dish of cabbage and potatoes, this doc’d up version offers a complete…

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