Split Pea & Yam Soup

Sweet yams and greens add a new level of excitement to traditional split pea soup. This recipe is very easy to make and yields a large pot of soup, perfect for a family dinner or lunches for the week. Ingredients 9 cups water 2 cups dry split peas 1 medium yellow onion, diced 1 medium…

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Strawberry-Date Syrup

I love this syrup on pancakes and waffles, because it’s sweet, but not “tooth-tingling” sweet like maple syrup. It also works well with a variety of fresh fruits (see Notes). Ingredients 1½ cups water 4 ounces dates, pitted and quartered (about 7 Medjool or 15 Deglet Noor) ½ cup sliced strawberries Instructions 1. Place the…

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