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Agave & The Waldo Ultimatum

I have become a True Believer in agave nectar. Given my tendency to become hypoglycemic, and my family history of type II diabetes, the potential in a delicious, low-glycemic index sweetener, particularly combined with whole grains and a very talented

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"Baking with Agave Nectar," Ania Catalano

Pros: Delicious & so much healthier! Cons: Occasional mild structural problems Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Ten Speed Press. Visit Ania Catalano online. An extra entry in the Soup’s On [dead link removed] challenge.   Agave

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Can’t stop cooking!

The agave nectar baking book is coming along well. I look forward to telling tales of cupcakes when I write my review. Meanwhile, since I received a gorgeous pie plate to review, clearly I’ll have to make a pie from

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Agave Nectar

Agave nectar is officially one of my favorite discoveries ever. I first read about it in Heidi Swanson’s Super Natural Cooking. It’s a sweetener in syrup form made from a cactus (the same one that gives us tequila), and it

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