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By Angela Denstad Stigeler Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for a little indulgence, so go ahead and make a fool for yourself and your special someone. A simple sweet comprised of whipped cream and fruit puree, a fool (from the French foulé) is a natural companion for these dark, chocolately scones. This pair of recipes [...]

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By Angela Denstad Stigeler As February’s frills start to appear, here’s a seductive little menu item to help put you in the mood for the month’s romantic meals. Sea scallops—those pearly white rounds of shellfish brought up from the deep—always lend a bit of mystery and delight. When you decorate them with a ruffled edge [...]

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By Angela Denstad Stigeler Iceberg lettuce has been a real wedge issue for some time, foodies pronouncing it void of flavor and lacking in sophistication, while its cool, mild crunch keep it a popular choice among the American populace.  I say iceberg — the most abundant lettuce in the crisphead family — has its place [...]

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By Angela Denstad Stigeler January just seems to beg for rich, comforting foods, but it’s too soon to lose those resolutions before the month is out. If only there was a way to make a warm, rich, flavorful meal, but keep it lean and low-cost as well. This take on chicken and rice does exactly [...]

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By Angela Denstad Stigeler When the holiday season is behind us and we’re faced with a fresh and frigid new year, one of the nicest consolations is knowing that citrus season is in full swing. These bright yellow and orange orbs light up our long winter days and provide a much needed boost of nutrients, [...]

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