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Food, Local Challenge, Other

Eat Local Challenge #7

Let someone else do the cooking tonight. It’s Monday… if you don’t already have dinner cooking, tonight, we’re giving you permission to go out. If you’d like to take a break from the kitchen, that is quite alright—you’ve got plenty of options!

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October 09. 2017 | By | 0 comments

Food, Local Challenge, Recipes, Other

Eat Local Challenge #6

Weekend Project: homemade refrigerator must-haves. Happy Friday, team! We have almost completed our first week of the Eat Local Challenge; I hope you’re feeling healthy and inspired. Now that you have a bit more time on your hands over the weekend, let’s get crafty.

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October 06. 2017 | By | 0 comments

Food, Local Challenge, Recipes

Eat Local Challenge #4

There’s nothing like a home-cooked meal. Whether you spend all your time in the kitchen or prefer to take the back burner when it comes to cooking, you’ll find something in this challenge. Some people like to spend hours preparing a beautiful, bountiful meal; others need to whip up something simple in 30 minutes.

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October 04. 2017 | By | 0 comments


Santa Barbara Ranch Dressing

The origin of Ranch Dressing can be directly traced to the dressing that Steve and Gayle Henson created and served to customers at their dude ranch, Hidden Valley Ranch on San Marcos Pass in Santa Barbara. So what better condiment to make during the Eat Local Challenge? Makes about 1 cup 1⁄2 cup mayonnaise 1⁄2

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October 02. 2017 | By | 0 comments

Main Dishes

BLT Sandwich

You hardly need a recipe to make a BLT sandwich—bacon, lettuce, tomato on bread. But you may need reminding how good a properly made BLT can be. And it’s flexible—if you don’t eat bacon, leave it off and pile on a couple of the suggested additions. Look for just about all of the ingredients at

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October 01. 2017 | By | 0 comments

Local Challenge, Other

Eat Local Challenge #1

There is nothing like a pantry purge for getting a fresh start in the kitchen. Quick question: What do you rely on most when cooking dinner? Perhaps it’s a well-stocked pantry. Whether you have a “Tiny House” sized kitchen or an enormous walk-in pantry, you undoubtedly have a place to store your staple ingredients.

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October 01. 2017 | By | 0 comments

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