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Herb-Roasted Turkey with Calvados Gravy

Herb-Roasted Turkey with Calvados Gravy Recipe
Bay leaves in the dry rub and fresh sage guarantee that this easy turkey recipe has tons of flavor. Leaving the turkey uncovered in the fridge creates the crispiest skin. Look for a heritage, organic or natural turkey, which won’t contain the sodium solution that’s pumped into most conventional turkeys.

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Banned pesticides pose a greater risk to bees than thought, EU experts warn | Environment | The Guardian

Western honeybee (<em>Apis mellifera</em>) workers on flowers of oilseed rape near Shropshire, England.

New study by European Food and Safety Authority finds ‘high risk’ to bees from neonicotinoid pesticide sprays prompting calls for extending ban

Source: Banned pesticides pose a greater risk to bees than thought, EU experts warn | Environment | The Guardian

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Two-Pepper Shrimp with Creamy Pecorino Oats

Two-Pepper Shrimp with Creamy Pecorino Oats Recipe
Oats are not just for breakfast! In this play on shrimp & grits, we simmered oats with scallions and cheese for a savory, creamy dish reminiscent of risotto. You’ll even get your veggies with the sautéed baby spinach on the side. Serve with hot sauce and a glass of unoaked Chardonnay.

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Moroccan Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup

Moroccan Chicken &amp; Sweet Potato Soup Recipe
This healthy chicken soup recipe gets bold Moroccan flavor from sweet potatoes, cumin, cinnamon, cayenne pepper and a touch of fiery harissa. To get a homemade stock flavor using store-bought broth, we simmer bone-in chicken breasts in the broth before adding the rest of the soup ingredients.

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Dan Dan Noodles with Shrimp

Dan Dan Noodles with Shrimp Recipe
Skip takeout and make these delicious, healthy dan dan noodles with a sesame-soy sauce, shrimp and peanuts in just 30 minutes. The Sichuan preserved vegetables add a bright pop of tangy, slightly fermented flavor. Look for them at an Asian market if you want the most authentic flavor or use more commonly available kimchi.