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Mark Collins
Lemon Rosemary Basmati Rice, Quinoa, and Chicken

Lemon Rosemary Basmati Rice, Quinoa, and Chicken

Like most people, you may know that Basmati rice is different. Is it fancier? Rarer? What is it really? Why is it dearly loved in curries, pilafs and served with braised meat?  What makes it so flippin’ special? Did aliens send it to us from Krypton? Does it have a weakness? Wait. Those last two questions are from Smallville. There Are Many Kinds of Rice Rice is classified in different groups by various sizes, including long-grain, medium-grain, and short-grain. The names pretty much tell it all. Long-grain is skinny and long. It includes basmati, jasmine, and the popular American long-grain....

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Mark Collins
Gourmet Barbecue Cheeseburger Pizza on Italian Farina Crust

Gourmet Barbecue Cheeseburger Pizza on Italian Farina Crust

 Have you ever added farina cereal to your pizza crust? Farina, aka, Cream of wheat is the coarsely ground cereal made from the starchy endosperm of the wheat grains. Adding the uncooked raw cereal as a portion of the flour in pizza crust gives the crust a lighter texture but also gives it a little more substance. It is similar in flavor to a more Italian Artisan crust.  Gourmet BBQ Cheeseburger Pizza on Italian Farina Crust Italian Farina Crust Organic Grains Farmer’s Porridge Farina| 1 cupWater| 2 cupsSalt| 1 tspYeast| 1 Tbsp.Sugar| ¼ cupOlive Oil| ¼ cupOrganic Grains Bread Flour|...

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Mark Collins
Enchilada Red Quinoa Sausage Balls and Roasted Vegetables

Enchilada Red Quinoa Sausage Balls and Roasted Vegetables

 Are you looking for a flippin' delicious way to use cooked red quinoa? How about some enchilada-style meatballs with chimichurri marinated roasted vegetables? This restaurant-quality meal has all the flavor of your favorite Mexican Cantina, without all the fat and junk you find in most of those places.   Enchilada Red Quinoa Sausage Balls and Roasted Vegetables Meatballs Lean Turkey Sausage| 1 lb.Organic Grains Red Quinoa, cooked| 1 cup Ground Cumin| 1 tsp Ground Chili| 2 tsp Garlic, minced| 2 Tbsp.Onion, minced| 1/4 cupGreen chiles, chopped| 1/4 cupEgg|1 Organic Red Enchilada Sauce| 1 can (15 oz) Directions: In the medium bowl,...

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Mark Collins
Southwestern Butternut, Wheat, and Sausage Stew

Southwestern Butternut, Wheat, and Sausage Stew

This whole grain butternut squash stew is loaded with comforting flavors similar to a chili, but with more vegetables. The chunks of squash become really tender and smooth, giving it a buttery texture with a complex taste. It's an amazingly gourmet twist on a rather simple one-pot slow cooker dish. Using the whole grains of wheat, Kamut or rye help keep you full for hours.  Southwestern Butternut, Wheat, and Sausage Stew Lean Turkey sausage, cooked and crumbled| 2 lbs.Whole Organic Grains Red Wheat, Kamut or Rye| 1 cupVegetable Stock| 3 cupsButternut Squash, diced| 1 lb.Fire roasted Organic tomato dices| 1...

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