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  • Cheryl Forberg
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    Cheryl Forberg, RD

    One of the nation’s leading advisors on health and nutrition, Cheryl is a James Beard award-winning chef and has written several NYT bestselling cookbooks...
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    Hatch Chile Margarita

    January 2023
    If you like chiles, you will love this margarita! The recipe is very flexible. If you prefer lemon juice, use that instead of lime juice.
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    Melissa's Produce

    Holiday Nostalgia and a Retro Dessert

    December 2022
    As a chef, there’s nothing more nostalgic about holidays than the food (and drink) associated with them. Sometimes our choices relate to our ancestry, culture, and religion regarding which foods are indigenous or popular.
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    Hatch Chile Verde with Turkey

    November 2022
    Many of us are busy planning our Thanksgiving recipes and menus. Some of us use the same tried and true recipes each year, so we are ready to start shopping, at least for the non-perishable ingredients we will use.
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    A Spoonful of Chocolate (and Hazelnuts)

    October 2022
    When I attended a sixteen-month culinary school, 25% of my training was in pastry. I had always enjoyed baking, but growing up in the Midwest, I was exposed to basic mainstream ingredients.
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    Vegan Cherry Chili

    September 2021
    About ten years ago, I was asked to develop ten recipes using a delicious tart cherry that is often dried, the Montmorency cherry. My project was for ChooseCherries.com, which provides recipes and information about Montmorency tart cherries. 
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    Easy Thai

    June 2021
    Exploring ethnic cuisine can be tricky, especially if it entails using unfamiliar ingredients. Thai cuisine is a perfect example because its complex flavors are, in part, attributable to components that are not a part of mainstream American pantries.

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