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Celebrate the first flavors of spring with a fresh and easy weeknight-friendly meal. Join host Scott Simons for this encore Secret Ingredient presentation featuring tips and tricks for making dinnertime effortless and more nutritious with this episode’s secret ingredient, quinoa. Quinoa is one of the world’s most ancient grains and brings versatility and nutty flavor to the table. It’s the only complete grain-based protein and is packed with eight essential amino acids. Buy it in bulk for eco-savings and be kind to your wallet and the world.   Recipe terms for this post:sanjeev kapoor chakli recipe video recipe video by sanjeev kapoor chakli Read more...

Have you always wanted to can your own vegetables, but weren’t sure how to begin? This week’s episode will inspire you to preserve this year’s harvest, so next year at this time you can enjoy the fruits (or vegetables) of your labor. Join Secret Ingredient host Charlotte Davis as she welcomes professional pickler Rick Field and learns the secrets for making spicy pickled green beans with a crispy crunch. Enjoy your handcrafted green beans in a zesty Niçoise salad, as a Bloody Mary garnish, wrapped in salami for an appetizer or chopped and mixed in tuna salad. Or pick up a jar of Rick’s Picks ready-to-eat Windy City Wasabeans, available at most Whole Foods Markets. Recipe Read more...