Hicka-What?

One of my new favorite salad additions is shredded jicama (pronounced “hicka-muh” by Americans). This root is high in carbs and fiber and is 86-90% water.  It adds a nice crunch to a salad, reminiscent of certain apples, and can also be added to soups, fruit salads, and stir fries.  In Wegmans, you can find jicama …

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Oatmeal Cookies!

These cookies are good, but this project made a gigantic mess—which is partly because of the nature of my 6 year-old helper, and partly because the “dough” is very crumbly until you form it into cookies. If you like oatmeal cookies (and especially if you like your cookies on the doughier side—or if you’re like …

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