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Candied pecans

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cooking / salad

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 […]