Healthy Garlicky Spinach Artichoke Dip with Baked Tofu Fries

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  Here’s another way to incorporate more tofu in your life! I developed a series of recipes for Mori-Nu tofu, made Tualatin, Oregon, USA. You’ll love this one! ~Jaden   If you’re looking for a dip for your holiday party – here it is! I was so incredibly surprised testing this recipe – the Garlicky Spinach Artichoke Dip was made with …

Pasta Nests – with a bite of Thanksgiving!

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Hi! This is a recipe I’ve created for Mori-Nu Tofu – I try to present to you creative ways to add more healthy tofu in your diet! ~jaden After 10 days of traveling in Hong Kong and Toyko (with brief stops in the beautiful Minneapolis airport), we’re finally home now. It’s nice to come back just in time to get in …

Healthy Spaghetti and Meatballs: 2 Secret Ingredients

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The key to the greatest meatballs, unfortunately, is using tender, fatty ground meat….which is why many of the best recipes include both ground beef and ground pork (and sometimes ground veal). All that fatty richness goes straight to my backside and sometimes I just want a lighter version of meatballs. My first several attempts at healthy-tizing meatballs were all just …

Grilled Bruschetta with Asparagus and Parmesan Cheese

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I’m so thrilled to introduce to you Debi Shawcross and her new book, Friends at the Table: The Ultimate Supper Club. I have a small group of friends here in my hometown that regularly get together nearly once a week for a dinner party. We often rotate houses, and of course the gathering is built all around the menu for the night. …

Asparagus Gratin

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Step by step photos for Asparagus Gratin Recipe. Recipe from Cook’s Country May 2011 issue.

Asparagus with Fried Egg and Parmesan Cheese

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This is an impressive dish that really only takes 10 minutes of your precious time to put together. But – there are 3 things you have to get right in this recipe to earn the title of “impressive”. Okay, so well….there are only 3 ingredients: Perfectly crisp-tender asparagus (no overcooked, smushy, soggy spears of sadness) Perfectly fried egg, sunny-side up …

Warm Spinach Mascarpone Dip

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Forget the sour cream. Forget the cream cheese. Spinach dip made with mascarpone cheese is an absolute winner!

Pasta, Bacon and Peas

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I feel like that commercial for Beggin’ Strips… baconbaconbaconbacon…BACON! It’s a recipe I’ve adapted from Marcus Samuelsson’s brand new book, New American Table….recipe for Pasta, Bacon and Peas.