How to Make Healthy and Delicious Summer Rolls *VIDEO*

how to make healthy and delicious summer rolls | pamela salzman

I love summer rolls -- crunchy, fresh, and flavorful all wrapped in a delicate rice paper wrapper.  Summer rolls are one of those things I never thought I could make at home.  The wrappers, the rolling, the sauce!  Not only are they way easier than I imagined, but they can be quite the nutritious ...

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Vegan Queso Recipe

Vegan Queso | pamela salzman

My oldest daughter is a freshman in college, if you can believe it.  I totally cannot believe because I feel like I was just in college!  She's going to school in Texas where she is enjoying a lot of (shocking, I'm sure) Tex-Mex food.  When we went to visit over Parents' Weekend, our first meal was ...

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brussels sprout sliders recipe

brussels sprout sliders | pamela salzman

During the holidays, I find myself saying quite often, "Oh, what the heck.  It's the holidays," as I add a handful of cheese or have an extra cookie.  But the "holidays" aren't just one day.  They start around Halloween and stretch until New Years Day, at which point most people I know declare the ...

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endive leaves with grapes, hazelnuts and roquefort

endive leaves with grapes, hazelnuts and roquefort |

What's your feeling about hors d'oeuvres on Thanksgiving?  I know most people (like me) spend so much time cooking so much food for arguably the biggest meal of the year.  No one wants his or her guests to fill up before they've even had one bite of turkey.  I get that.  But I also like a little ...

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Whole Steamed Artichokes with Tomato-Basil Salad Recipe

whole steamed artichokes with tomato-basil salad

I remember the first time I ate an artichoke, I really ate the artichoke.  Or at least I tried to.  I had no idea that I was supposed to scrape the meat off of the leaves with my teeth and not (attempt) to eat the entire thing.  Ooops.  I just kept chewing and chewing and chewing and thinking, "why ...

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homemade ranch dressing recipe (dairy-free and vegan-adaptable)

homemade Ranch dressing | pamela salzman

For all of you out there who were like me and just hoping for a good game last night, was that a disappointment or what?!  We started counting how many times someone in the room said, "Are you kidding me?!"  At least the commercials and the half-time show were entertaining and eats were tasty.  We ...

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roasted baby potatoes with broccoli and cheese recipe

mini potato broccoli cheese bites | pamela salzman

Because I have no association with either football team in this year's Super Bowl, all I really care about is what we're going to eat!  I'm have no need to read the sports pages or listen to the experts, trying to figure out if my team has a wining chance.  No big deal. I'll just ponder my ...

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Mini Chicken Tostadas Recipe (vegetarian adaptable)

mini chicken tostadas | pamela salzman

You guys know I love watching football.  However, I’m not such a fan that I’ll watch just any game with teams that I don’t care much about.  So unfortunately for me, this has been a very boring season.  All the teams I root for didn’t make the playoffs.  And even the teams I root against didn’t make ...

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