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How To Make Ginger Ale At Home To Reduce Pain?

Holistic medicine traditionally uses ginger for treatment of various health issues, including stomach sickness and arthritis pain. Ginger ale can be made from both fresh and dried ginger, plus sugar and some lemon juice. Does ginger reduce pain and inflammation? Among the other health benefits, ginger has proved highly efficient in soothing muscle and back […]




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How to Make Okra Water for Diabetics

If you or someone close to you is suffering from diabetes then you surely wonder if there are any natural medicines that will help to defeat this disease. And the answer is that there are and even the modern medicine is beginning to appreciate the beneficial effects of this plants that are easily available. Okra […]




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Slow-Candied Kabocha With Ricotta and Pistachios

A take on a dish made in homes everywhere from Latin America to Turkey. INGREDIENTS Makes 6 servings 1 kabocha squash, about 2 pounds 2 C dark cane sugar (piloncillo, turbinado, or brown sugar) 3 cinnamon sticks 4 dried Thai lime leaves + kosher salt 1 C ricotta ⅓ C toasted pistachios + urfa biber […]




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Italian Baked Eggs

Italian baked eggs with chilies and tomato. Italians don’t eat brunch, and breakfast is typically light. But they do a dish called eggs a la diabla, which is baked eggs with chili and tomato sauce. Our recipe is based on that dish, but it’s a modernized version of the flavor profile—it’s a little cleaner and […]




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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Extra light and fluffy. We’ve been making these pancakes for around eight years at Vic’s; they’re a huge hit. The key is that there isn’t that much flour in the batter—just enough to bind the stiff egg whites together. The whipped egg whites, combined with minimal flour and creamy ricotta, keep the pancakes light and […]




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Soft Scrambled Eggs, Broccoli, Cipollini Onions, Mascarpone

Creamy Northern-Italian style scrambled eggs. In Northern Italy, soft-scrambled eggs are a common entrée—this recipe has mascarpone added, making the dish extra-creamy, luscious, and filling. The caramelized onions add an extra slight sweetness that balances well with the broccoli. INGREDIENTS        Makes 4 servings + extra virgin olive oil 5 cipollini onions, sliced […]




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Glazed Bacon

INGREDIENTS Makes about 1 pound 2 T honey 2 T brown sugar 3 sprigs fresh rosemary, leaves stripped and finely chopped 1 lb thick-sliced smoky bacon (like Schaller & Weber) PREPARATION Stir together the honey, sugar, and rosemary and set it somewhere warm to melt together into a glaze—20 seconds in the microwave, next to […]




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Sausage Cinnamon Rolls

Take putting syrup on your sausage to the furthest possible conclusion. I have a primal weakness for the combination of sweet and salty flavors. I still remember the first time I combined some of my granddad’s spicy breakfast sausage with pancakes and Karo syrup on my fork and took them down in one bite. I […]




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Sticky Buns

For hardcore fans of sweet breakfast pastries, this sticky, buttery bun is heaven. INGREDIENTS   Makes 6 sticky buns 1/2 recipe (775 g) BRIOCHE 1 C (213 g) golden brown sugar, packed 1 C (228 g) unsalted butter, softened 1 T + 1 t honey 1 T bourbon 1 T vanilla extract 1 t ground […]