How to Make a Graze Board

If you have dipped into Pinterest even briefly over the past few years, you know that Graze Boards are A Thing. Beautiful boards or platters will filled all kinds of different foods ready to be sampled, snacked up, nibbled, and ok, grazed. It’s such a nice way to entertain, or even to offer up a room temperature meal for your family during game nights or movie nights or what have you. I’ve been making them for years, though I will confess, not as carefully or artfully as some of the ones I see in all those purty pitchers on the …

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Mediterranean Lentil, Red Onion and Avocado Salad

You can make this salad with any kind of green or brown lentil.  But hear me out: spend the extra change (not a lot—we’re talking about beans after all) and the extra few minutes to grab the good lentils, if this is at all a possibility in the reality of your legume world. Here’s what the difference is: regular brown or green lentils—very nice.  Fairly soft, nicely earthy, take well to various flavors, make lovely soups and salads.  All good, nothing to be apologetic for at all.   What Are French Lentils? But French lentils—something better.  Sometimes greenish, sometimes more brown in color, French lentils …

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