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I just love coleslaw, or slawwww as we say in the South. Basic slaw, German slaw, Asian slaw – you name it.   It’s all yummy to me. The primary ingredient of coleslaw is shredded raw cabbage. Unfortunately, as any woman who has breastfed knows, for those first few months, cabbage is a no-no for Mom …

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One of the very first videos I ever filmed for this blog was how to make healthy, homemade mayonnaise. In the nearly three years since this video was first published, I have received numerous requests for an egg free version. At long last, here is a delicious egg free mayonnaise that I have devised after …

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Our family loves barbecue chicken wings but the ones you get when eating out are a surefire recipe for one nasty headache.  The reason is that commercially prepared barbecue sauces are loaded with MSG using one of a number of aliases on the ingredients label designed to fool the consumer into complacency. Don’t be fooled …

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Mustard is an ancient spice used traditionally all over the world for both culinary and medicinal purposes. In Ancient Egypt, mustard was used as respiratory therapy and later, in the Middle Ages, asthma was treated with this pungent, sulphur containing seed. The English physician Herberden also advised the use of mustard seed for the treatment …

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  In my Basic Dressings and Sauces Video, I demonstrate how to make 8 different condiments and dressings in a snap.  Due to time constraints and trying the keep the video under 10 minutes, I didn’t include a homemade steak sauce. Store bought steak sauce is something I stopped buying years ago as it seems they are …

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Life without mayonnaise?   Perish the thought! Mayonnaise is an essential condiment in the kitchen and making mayo yourself is so simple and easy that once you give it a go, you won’t be settling for anything from the store – including the healthfood store – ever again! The smooth, creamy texture and sheer elegance that quality …

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I go through a lot of homemade teriyaki sauce.  I use it primarily for marinating chicken although it is very useful for making homemade barbeque sauce as well. Bottled teriyaki sauce from the grocery store has so many additives that it is downright frightening to read the label and the brands at the healthfood store …