Foodiecrush Magazine

Easy Lemon Orzo Faux Risotto

by heidi October 28, 2014
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Say it ain’t faux! Yes it is! Faux ri-soh-tto to be exact. I’m a big believer in real stuff. Real butter. Check. Real friends. They’re the only kind. Real flowers instead of fake? Always. So why go faux with risotto? 1.  In my humble cooking opinion, using orzo makes this recipe […]

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Crushing on Gina Homolka of Skinnytaste, Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup and a Cookbook Giveaway

by heidi October 23, 2014
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How does the cook in the family shed a few pounds while making a meal the whole family will still crave and love? In Gina Homolka’s mind, it’s simple. You just need to get into the kitchen and start cooking. The challenges of weight loss has been a universal struggle that […]

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Pear and Plum Puff Pastry Tart with Blue Cheese

by heidi October 21, 2014
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So much for the peaches I’ve been hoarding in my crisper. Those babies sadly saw the heave-ho, because while they looked blushed and perfectly ripe on the outside, the inside told a very different story. So much for saving the best for last. But they made way for another farmer’s market […]

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Sweet Corn, Gouda and Farro Risotto Plus 15 More Farro Recipes You’ll Love Forever

by heidi October 16, 2014
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Move over quinoa, there’s a new grain in town. Well, now, wait a minute. Farro is far from new with its roots running deep, deep, deep (pun intended) and this ancient grain is making major waves in the foodie scene. The 90′s were all about couscous (which I still adore), […]

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Maple Apples, Blue Cheese and Bacon Pizza

by heidi October 9, 2014
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This pizza started out as sushi. Well, sort of. After getting my roots done this week (just in the nick of time) I hit the bookstore to try and find the latest issue of my favorite foodie inspiration Donna Hay magazine (to no avail) and ended up soaking in a few […]

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