Asparagus with Garlic Oil and Toasted Pine Nuts

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Most often when I prepare asparagus as a side dish, I roast it in the oven, which gives it a wonderful nutty flavor, and is literally one of the most simple recipes that I make. (hint: 450, for 15 minutes, tossed with salt, pepper and olive oil…that’s it!) But repetition can become boring, and it’s… 

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Crockpot Cinnamon Applesauce

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  Want a real treat that the kids (and adults alike) will love and will leave your house smelling delicious? Try making your own homemade cinnamon applesauce. And as an added  bonus it’s all done in the crockpot. Easy peasy. In fact, the hardest part of this recipe is peeling and coring the apples, which is… 

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HEAL: The Rhubarb House

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Healthy Morsels from Heal: Posted March 19,2014 “Local Healthy Dining”   THE RHUBARB HOUSE, Hagerstown, MD Amidst our city’s historic center square resides a quiet staple serving consistently delicious American fare. The Rhubarb House has long been known as the go-to spot in downtown Hagerstown for meet-ups and business power lunches. It’s a spot well suited… 

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Roasted Beets

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Let’s start out by saying that beets get a pretty bad rep. Ask any hard core beet-hater what beets taste like, and you’re sure to get an answer like: mud, earth, wood, dirt. I’m here today to make a case in defense of the poor beet. Contrary to the descriptions above, when cooked properly, beets… 

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