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Slow Cooker Minestrone

ShutterstockNeed a hearty soup for Meatless Mondays? Throw this into your slow cooker before you leave for work in the morning. You won’t even miss the meat.— Shelby KinnairdClick here for more recipes from the Diabetic Foodie.Click here for more of the 101 Best Slow Cooker RecipesIngredients3 Cups vegetable or chicken stock (preferably reduced sodium)1 (28 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, chopped1 (15 ounce) can white kidney beans (cannellini), rinsed and drained2 carrots, peeled and chopped1 stalk celery, chopped1 Cup onion, chopped1 Teaspoon dried thyme½ Teaspoon dried sage2 bay leaves½ teaspoonfreshly ground pepper2 Cups cooked whole-wheat orzo (about 2/3 cup dry)1 zucchini, sliced in quarters lengthwise, then chopped2 Cups fresh spinach, stems removed and coarsely chopped4 Tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan or Romano cheesebasil sprigs for garnish (optional)
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Cocktail recipes, spirits and local bars

Vanilla butter puddings

They are English cookies for tea, but we can chew them as such. Cookies for consumption next to tea subclass clearly, through variety, taste and attractiveness, any product made on an industrial scale. However, prepared by us and served to guests, they will bear the stamp of skill. ours.:)The products that are suitable for rontait are easy to prepare, in a relatively short time and without too much fatigue.
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Cocktail Recipes, Spirits, and Local Bars

5 Savory and Briny Spirits to Add to Your Home Bar

If you can’t walk past the olive bar at the supermarket without scooping up some castelvetranos or kalamatas and always stock your fridge with a jar of dill spears, you won’t be able to resist these five savory spirits. Their herbal, vegetal or saline qualities render them obvious bases in a Bloody Mary, but all are also tasty in Martinis, mixed with tonic or in just about any drink where you want a savory note.
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Cocktail Recipes, Spirits, and Local Bars

Braised Lamb Shanks with Spring Vegetables and Mint Gremolata

Braised Lamb Shanks with Spring Vegetables and Mint Gremolata Recipe Ingredientslamb6 1- to 1 1/4-pound lamb shanks2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil3 cups finely chopped onions (about 2 medium)2 cups finely chopped peeled carrots1 1/4 cups finely chopped celery1 tablespoon (generous) tomato paste3 cups low-salt chicken broth1 1/2 cups Sauvignon Blanc or other dry white wine6 fresh Italian parsley sprigs2 tablespoons chopped fresh thymegremolata2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint1 tablespoon (packed) finely grated lemon peel1 tablespoon minced fresh green garlic or 1 garlic clove, mincedvegetables1 1/2 pounds unpeeled 1 1/2- to 1 3/4-inch baby red potatoes or baby Yukon Gold potatoes8 ounces slender baby carrots, trimmed, peeled8 ounces sugar snap peas, strings removed2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter3 ounces fresh pea tendrilsRecipe PreparationlambSprinkle lamb shanks generously with salt and pepper; dust with flour.
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Cocktail Recipes, Spirits, and Local Bars

When is Halloween 2016?

Make sure you know when Halloween is so you can mark your calendarsShutterstockDon’t ever be scared by a quickly approaching holiday again!There are so many terrifying things about Halloween; from the eerie Halloween decorations that cover the neighborhood, to the frightening tricks pranksters play on trick-or-treaters, a little fear is all part of the fun.
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