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Moroccan Zaalouk (Cooked Eggplant & Tomato Salad) Recipe. Orange rolls cooked in oranges over a fire. First, a big giant welcome to all the new users from Pinterest and Pillsbury.

Orange rolls cooked in oranges over a fire

I hope you enjoy TrulySimple and let me know what you think. We Went camping with our friends to Pismo Beach state park over the weekend and had a great time. We love Pismo Beach and especially love eating at Splash’s Cafe. They have the best clam chowder in the world. I love camping and I love eating while camping.

For breakfast on the last day, we tried out something fun with the kids and created some great orange rolls that we cooked inside of oranges over the fire. Krista and jess. The Jar Lunch: It’s like a bag lunch or a bento lunch, but the next big thing is lunch packed in a good ol’ mason jar.

krista and jess

I have to microwave my lunch at work, so metal containers won’t work and heating up plastic has me worried. We often simply fill mason jars with leftovers, but sometimes it is fun to come up with a clever jar lunch and make a big batch. Lunch for the whole family is already packed. Click an image below to view the original Jar Lunch post. Deconstructed Sushi Crustless quiches 3 ways: Rosemary Tomato, Broccoli Cheddar, or Pea & Leek Irish Shepherd’s Pie 7 Layer Dip with Baked Tortilla Strips Cornbread Topped Chili Leftovers Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes Soba Noodles with Asparagus & Miso Butter Thai Peanut Tofu Spread.

Lime and Honey Cough Syrup : Vintage Amanda. We’re having a blizzard* in London today. * in London, this means about 2 inches of snow.

Lime and Honey Cough Syrup : Vintage Amanda

I know all of you New Englanders are laughing right now. So I’m taking advantage of this snow day to post one of my favorite discoveries from the past few months. Since the craziness of late-December, almost everyone I know has come down with a scratchy-throat, sniffly cold. But it seems like it’s not just my circle of friends, given the recent surge in visitors to my recipe for traditional Onion Cough Syrup. Today I’m sharing a slightly sweeter version of a homemade cough syrup and general winter health-booster. Why is this recipe a keeper? Onion cough syrup : Vintage Amanda. Are you curious about making home remedies but a little nervous about actually using one?

Onion cough syrup : Vintage Amanda

Here’s a simple home remedy for children’s coughs & colds. All you need is an onion, and granulated sugar. Et voila! Overnight it turns into onion cough syrup. I learned about this remedy in my herbal medicine class. Whenever I meet an older person I always ask them “What did your mother do when you were sick? Brilliant moments of vintage wisdom like this always make me think of how many wonderful remedies, skills & tips that we’ve lost as a society. Reminders like this just strengthen my resolve to learn (and teach!) Why would onions help a cough or cold? Garlic and onions are well known for strengthening the immune system, as well as being brilliant natural antibiotics, anti-inflammatories and expectorants.

Garlic is the most effective. Onions are a gentler form of some of the active components in garlic. How do I use onion syrup? Improve your digestive system with super veg! : Vintage Amanda. If you have any digestive issues or want to boost your immune system, here’s a solution you might not have considered.

Improve your digestive system with super veg! : Vintage Amanda

Eat some Super Veg every day. What is Super Veg? It’s my own name for lacto-fermented vegetables, a very traditional process of preserving vegetables for the winter and also enhancing their nutritional value. Any type of fermentation, whether it’s sourdough bread or yogurt, involves encouraging the growth of friendly organisms to help preserve the food, improve the flavor and, often, add health benefits for you too. Ok, I admit I changed the name of these veggies because the familiar name has a bad reputation. Fermented veggies are very vintage Throughout history, people have fermented veggies as a method of preservation. For us, this means that making Super Veg is really flexible and easy. The health benefits of fermented vegetables No need to buy expensive, brand-name probiotic yogurts or supplements … just get your probiotics through these veggies!

Super Veg. Updated: The Ultimate Guide to Every $1 Oyster in Town - Eater Maps. Wednesday, December 5, 2012, by Aaron Kagan Thanks to all the tipsters who sent in their favorite $1 oyster deals after Eater first published a guide to cheap mollusk hotspots last month.

Updated: The Ultimate Guide to Every $1 Oyster in Town - Eater Maps

And now, here's an updated version, bringing the total count of all $1 oysters in the immediate vicinity to a whopping 27 restaurants and bars. New to this update: Area Four, Local 149, Legal Sea Foods, Ledge Kitchen & Drinks, Bergamot, Saloon, Orleans, Matt Murphy's and Van Shabu & Bar. Did we somehow still miss your favorite? Do tell via the tipline. Orleans 65 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144(617) 591-2100, website Map Data. Www.montereybayaquarium.org/cr/cr_seafoodwatch/content/media/MBA_SeafoodWatch_Feb2013_BuyersGuide.pdf. $1 Oyster Deals - Restaurants. Where to Find Ramen in Boston.