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Margaret Howard

Margaret Howard
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Margaret says: “There are four elements—earth, water, air and fire. There are four seasons—winter, spring, summer and fall. There are four points to the compass….You will no doubt think of  other ways the number 4 enters your life.”

 

Margaret Howard
Margaret's Featured Recipe
Red Pepper Aioli

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Margaret Howard is the author of 250 Best 4-Ingredient Recipes. She has written or coauthored other cookbooks including Better Baby Food, Better Food for Kids, The Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving, and All Fired Up: Outdoor and Indoor Grilling.

 

Margaret is a registered dietitian, food and nutrition consultant.

Latest Recipes

Couscous with Vegetables

Couscous, a staple of North African cuisine, is wonderful to serve with a spicy meal. It is a wonderful alternative to rice when serving it with chicken or fish. Rice can start getting repetitive, so it is nice to try out some worthy substitutes. This slow cooker couscous with vegetables recipe includes chicken stock, silver almonds, and mixed vegetables. It is incredibly fast to make. You need practically no prep time to make this easy slow cooker recipe. This recipe is great to make on a weeknight when time is of the essence. Easy slow cooker couscous with vegetables is also wonderful to make as a filling for peppers. You fill the peppers up with the couscous then you bake them.

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Summer Fruit Parfait

Those long hot wonderful days of summer make me seek cool, soothing light desserts. This parfait is the answer.

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Red Pepper Aioli

Looking for a creative dip not seen at most parties. Here is one that your friends will be excited about, whether it's the Superbowl or a cocktail party. This garlic-flavored dip, which is rooted in the mayonnaise of Provence, is known as an aioli-type dip that many find extremely flavorful with crackers, large croutons or French bread. This dip also spices things up by adding roasted red peppers to the mix. Raw veggies additionally are a wonderful thing to cover in aioli and take a sumptuous bite. Put this recipe in your back pocket for the next time you want a flavorful dip that runs in the "IN" crowd.

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Cabbage and Carrot Slaw

This traditional coleslaw is an especially great salad to make for a potluck it travels well because it does not contain any mayonnaise.

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Maple-Glazed Baked Peaches

Maple-flavored peaches with a hint of ginger are a grand end to any dinner. A scoop of ice cream adds a nice finish.

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Tzatziki

In Greece, the word for appetizer is mezé. Tzatziki is a light and refreshing mezé that is almost always served before a Greek meal. Adju...

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Tomato Basil Soup

This very quick version of the classic tomato soup is just right for a refreshingly light supper. Serve it hot in winter with toasted Fre...

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Indian Chicken Kebabs

Curry and ginger provide a taste of India in this ever-so-easy-to-make entrée.

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Grilled Chicken with Lemon-Herb Sauce

The chicken may be grilled on the barbecue or baked in the oven. Immersing the cooked chicken in the lemon-herb sauce provides an after-c...

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Roast Chicken with Leeks

Whole chicken roasted with lemon and garlic has been a favorite of mine since I first tasted it in Italy. Fresh leeks roasted with the me...

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Marmalade-Glazed Pork Roast

Citrus-flavored marmalade is a fine accompaniment to pork. Use with either pork roast or tenderloin. With tenderloin, brush it on before ...

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Sweet Potato French Fries

The ease of making French fries the oven way! This time, we do it with sweet potatoes, which cook even faster than the white varieties.

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Ginger Ricotta Cream

Keep a container of this creamy ricotta in the refrigerator year-round. Use it with fresh or canned fruit, such as halved pears or peache...

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Lemon-Roasted Fruit

Whether you barbecue, grill or oven-bake fruit, it is a marvelous finale for any dinner party. Try the Ginger Ricotta Cream for a sublime...

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Lemon Cream Curd

Tart and tangy, lemon curd is a multi-purpose and very versatile filling. It is easy and fast to prepare using a microwave oven. Serve it...

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