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Cheeseboards are perfect for entertaining: They offer a stunning spread with lots of options for every guest. Letting the season inspire you will save you money (seasonal produce tends to be more affordable) and lend a starting point for creativity. To build the kind of winter cheeseboard guaranteed to win the party, follow these tips. Craft your categories. Decide on three to five complementary types of food to include on your board, such as cheeses, produce, crackers, nuts, and spreads. Shop in threes. Gather three varieties of each food type. Pick different colors, texture, and flavor options. For example, choose a soft (Port, [...]
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White Hollands, Spanish Blacks, Standard Bronzes, Blue Slates and Bourbon Reds: these are a few of the heritage breeds that produce lively, curious birds that thrive on pasture and in woodlots. Foraging on lush grasses and simple grains during the day and roosting at night, heritage turkeys are known for their rich flavor and tender, delicious meat. This Thanksgiving, Dean’s Natural Food Market is proud to partner with Underground Farms–- a local company promoting the meat and poultry of New Jersey farmers –- to bring responsibly-raised, delicious holiday turkeys to you and your family. This year we are offering turkeys [...]
Comments Off on Gluten Free Recipe: Mint Flour-less Endangered Species Chocolate Torte
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A RECIPE FROM ENDANGERED SPECIES CHOCOLATE Endangered Species Chocolate remains a leader in supplying ethical chocolate. We’re proud to be a Non-GMO, Fair Trade premium chocolate option for consumers. We have made a commitment to donate 10% of our annual net profits to our GiveBack partners; giving back over $1,700,000 over the last three years alone. Our commitment is even stronger today as we drive towards our company goal of giving a million dollars back to conservation annually. MINT FLOURLESS ENDANGERED SPECIES CHOCOLATE TORTE Gluten-free life is full of struggles when it comes to cakes. There are so few flours that are [...]
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These stuffed portobellos make a great vegetarian main course, served with a crisp green salad for those busy back to school nights. Having a party? Use cremini mushrooms in place of the portobellos and make these as an appetizer! Ingredients: 6 organic portobello mushrooms, stems removed ¼ cup olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Handful of fresh thyme sprigs 2 cups Caramelized Organic Onions (recipe follows) 1 (6-ounce) package Applegate Naturals® Shredded Cheddar Cheese (Save a $1 on Dean's List Weekly Sale)* Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. Arrange the mushrooms, gill sides up, on the baking sheet [...]
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You can’t make every meal from scratch—and that’s okay. With a hectic family schedule and little time for gourmet dishes, here are seven time-saving tips that will make mealtime easier. 1. Start with time-saving kitchen tools. Avoid kitchen clutter and speed up your cooking with must-have food prep tools: Salad spinner Microplane grater/zester Two good knives Mini food processor Strainer 2. Bulk grains. The next time you plan to serve a whole grain, make two to three times as much as you would for one meal. Let cool fully and portion out meal-size amounts; freeze in freezer-safe containers or bags. On the day you plan to serve, remove [...]