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Tortilla soup recipe from American Diabetes Association

This is a wonderful and easy soup to prepare. Epazote is a Mexican herb with a strong flavor, so adjust the amount to your preference!

Serves 4. Serving size: 1 cup

6 6-inch corn tortillas 1 Tbsp canola oil 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1 15-oz can diced tomatoes with juice 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro 4 cups low-fat, low-sodium chicken broth 1 fresh epazote leaf, if available, or 1/4 tsp dried epazote 1/4 tsp hot chile flakes or crushed red pepper 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat jack or muenster cheese

1. Heat oven to 400°F. Cut tortillas into thin strips. … » More …

Winter 2003

Low prices bog down cranberry growers

In the not-so-old days, circa the mid-1990s, a small farmer along Washington’s southern coastline could rake enough cranberries—and money—from just 10 acres of bogs to send the kids to college and maybe have enough cash left to spend Christmas in Hawaii.

Since the late 1990s, however, some cranberry farmers have been bogged down in another shade of red: debt.

“Now,” says Kim Patten, Washington State University Extension’s cranberry specialist based on the Long Beach Peninsula, “both husband and wife better be working outside jobs and having the kids go to college on their own—and never have a day off.”

An expanding supply of cranberries outran … » More …

Chef Betsy's Chipotle Shredded Pork Burritos

Ingredients

2 tbs. oil   1 onion — diced 1 chipotle pepper 2 pounds  pork shoulder — cubed 1/2 tbs. chili powder 1 tsp. cumin 1/4 tsp. dried oregano — Mexican 1/4 tsp. ground coriander 1/2 tsp. dried thyme 1/8 tsp. ground clove 1/8 tsp. allspice 3 cloves garlic – minced 1 tbs. tomato paste 1 14 1/2 ounce can diced canned tomatoes — w/green chilis 1 c. beef broth 1 bay leaf — medium 1/4 c. fresh cilantro — chopped 8 flour tortillas 6 ounces Fontina cheese – shredded

Heat oil in a four-quart pressure cooker over medium-high heat. Add onion and chipotle. Cook … » More …