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It seems like there is always a question about eating eggs

The great egg debate, helpful or harmful to our health?

Even though eggs are one of the most versatile ingredients, it seems like people often wonder if eggs are good or bad for them because of their high cholesterol content.

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Building A Better BLT Sandwich

Most cookbooks skip right over the BLT sandwich, which in my opinion is an oversight because while a bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich may seem simple, getting it right requires some know how.

 
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Chicken, Potato and Chickpea Curry

This chicken curry recipe has my favorite elements of Indian takeout along with the benefits of home cooking and comfort food. This curry combines chicken, potatoes, and chickpeas in a sauce that balances the spiciness from the curry seasonings with the creaminess from the yogurt.

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