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Serbian Tender, Yeasted Flatbread — Farmer’s Pogača

Pogaca is a yeasted flatbread that’s quick and easy to put together, and simply delicious. It’s fuller, higher and more tender than pita; more like a bakery loaf, but round and short. It’s wonderful for dipping into stews and soups like kupus or into dips and spreads like ajvar (Serbian eggplant caviar).

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Jamaican Run Down Tofu

Jamaican run down is a classic Jamaican dish, one you’ll find in just about any Jamaican restaurant or cookbook. I love the creamy mouthfeel, delicate flavors of this tofu run down that I developed. This …

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Jamaican Red Pea Stew

Ingredients 1 pound dried red peas (kidney beans) About 2 cups water 2 carrots, cut in half-coins 1 chocho (chayote), peeled, pitted, and chopped 1 red potato, peeled and diced 1 habanero pepper, diced 3 …

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Jamaican Ginger Beer

Jamaican ginger beer is traditionally served at outdoor gatherings. This is great for a summer party or cookout. I’ve provided quantities for making a single gallon, and also for a big ol’ 5-gallon batch for …

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Jamaican Mango Chutney

Spicy and sweet, this bright-tasting relish makes a perfect counterpart to absolutely any grilled dish. It’s also wonderful with roast ham or scrambled eggs, and over green salad.

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Jamaican Jerk Pork and Pineapple Skewers

The Taino way of charqui – smoking strips of meat over a lattice of green allspice wood, covered with leaves from the allspice tree, and seasoned with crushed allspice berries – gave rise to both …

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Jamaican Jerk Marinade

Here’s a recipe for Jamaican jerk marinade that you can use to flavor and then grill or roast just about anything you’d like. You can even make lots and can it, or store it in …

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Jamaican recipes

Let your mind drift southwards, past the tip of Florida and across the sea, south past Cuba, to the third largest island in the Caribbean Sea: Jamaica, land of high, misty mountains and sunny beaches, …

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Jamaican Jerk Grilled Chicken

Jamaican jerk grilled chicken was the topic of my debut article on yournews.com. Enter your zip code and follow the instructions to get to yournews.com for your area. To read my column, wherever you are, click …

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Jamaican Grilled Sweet Potatoes, Banana and Coconut

Grilled sweet potatoes and bananas mashed with cococnut milk taste so wonderful. All the best features of all the flavors you associated with those words combine into something even more fabulous than the sum of …

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Ingredients Used in Jamaican Food

Jamaican food is complex and varied. A number of typical ingredients make up the pantheon of Jamaican cuisine. You’ll see these ingredients over and over in Jamaican recipes here and in other sources of Jamaican …

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How to Eat Sustainably

The journey of 10,000 miles begins with a single bite. Many of us think we need to change the way we eat: that we should eat less processed food, less junk food, less food on …

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Serbian Christmas Bread — Bozicni Kolac

This recipe for kolac (pronounced KO-lach) is my most cherished recipe — in fact, I’d even say it’s one of my most cherished possessions, period. This bread, which is sort of like a rich brioche …

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Oatmeal Raisin Bran Cookies

These cookies, like my prune-bran muffins, are great for what ails you, if what ails you can be fixed with some fiber in the form of wheat bran and raisins, if you catch my drift.

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Whole-Wheat Prune-Bran Muffins

These whole-wheat prune-bran muffins are fantastic for what ails you, if what ails you can be resolved with prunes and bran — if you catch my drift. They’re also deliciously hearty and tender, with the …

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Whole-Wheat Sandwich Bread

I developed this one winter and I absolutely love it. It’s a hearty, tasty, all-natural 100% whole wheat sandwich bread recipe. In the winter of 2009 I wanted to make an all-natural, homemade whole wheat bread …

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Serbian Salata od Pasulja — Bean Salad

This uncomplicated dish has a clean taste with a light, crisp zing. In fact, it’s a perfect summer salad, Christmas customs aside.

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Low-Carb Avocado Smoothie

Smooth and satisfying, this low-carb avocado smoothie (16 net grams carb) is easy to whip up for breakfast or a post-workout shake. Unlike most avocado shakes you’ll find, this one is savory, not sweet. It’s …

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Beef and Barley Soup

This hearty, filling beef and barley soup recipe is just the thing to warm your soul on a cold winter night. If you like shiitake mushrooms, you’ll find this a pleasing mushroom soup recipe, also. …

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Chocolate Syrup

Use this chocolate syrup to make chocolate milk that’s delicious, nourishing and all-natural. You can feel good about serving it to your children. This chocolate syrup is also great for topping ice cream or anything …

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How to Cook a Steak

How to cook steak so that it’s perfectly tender, juicy and medium-rare? I wrestled with this question for years, faithfully following authoritative recipes. Then I discovered that nearly everything I’d ever learned about how to …

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Jamaican Avocado Ice Cream

Call it Jamaican avocado ice cream or Jamaican avocado frozen custard, this traditional treat is not as freaky as it sounds. Not at all. Such a pretty shade of deep green. Such a velvety mouthfeel. …

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How to Make Tea

Learn how to make tea at home. It’s not hard to do, and the rewards are great. If you’re used to buying ready-to-drink (RTD) or instant teas, you’ll be amazed at the difference in freshness …

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Hot Chocolate with Whipped Cream

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Tradtional Indian Food Platter

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How to Make Coffee

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The candy-coated elephant in the room

The title of the article looked promising: “Raising Food-Smart Kids: 10 ways to help your child develop a positive relationship with healthy food.” So I clicked on the link and to read the article posted …

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Low-fat milk + butter = ???

OK, so I like to point people to my lower-carb, homemade version of macaroni and cheese using low-carb elbows from Dreamfields, if possible, and real cheese.   But sometimes I have been known to open a box.   …

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Where does your food come from?

A memorable quote from the Feb. 7 episode of Angelo Coppola’s Latest in Paleo podcast:   We live in a world where the average person is getting his food from restaurants and packages.   Well said, Angelo! Latest in …

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Healthier popcorn at my kid’s school!

Once a month, parents at the school where my son is in first grade put on a Popcorn Day.   They wheel out a popcorn cart and fill up little white bags of popcorn for …

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Love to eat good food? Learn how to cook.

Welcome to my kitchen! I’m so glad you want to know about how to cook. I love making food. It’s the best way to get something really good to eat! Read the latest recipes and …

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