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Fennel, apple and walnut salad

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Here is a wonderful fresh, and crisp salad made from fennel, apple, and walnuts. Super easy to make. Ingredients 1 fennel bulb 1 apple (tart and crisp) 1/3 cup walnut pieces 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp honey pinch salt Prepare the fennel bulb by removing the stalks, and cut the root end from the fennel. Remove the outermost layer of the bulb, and any layers that seem wilted (small […]

Candied pecans

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What goes well with a green salad with orange and goat cheese? Candied pecans of course. There are four basic ingredients for making candied pecans. Firstly the pecans – I would use about half a pound of pecans – but this recipe will work with any amount really. Heat a frying pan to medium heat, and add the pecans. I then add about 1 tbsp. butter and let that melt into the pecans. Then it’s […]

Wild rice, cranberry and almond salad

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This is a simple salad using the cooked wild rice from the previous post. Ingredients: 2 cups wild rice ¾ cup dried cranberries ½ cup sliced almonds, toasted Vinaigrette 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. orange juice 1 tsp. Dijon or similar mustard 1 tsp. super finely diced red onion Cook the rice according to the previous post. Note that 1 cup of uncooked wild rice will yield approximately 3 cups of cooked wild rice. While […]