Main Dish

SPICY CORN AND CHICKEN CHILI

Serves: 4 Quick, easy and delicious, this chili is perfect for a stress-free weeknight dinner. The corn adds a mildly sweet flavor to the spicy sauce. Add a can of pinto or kidney beans for extra nutrition. Lean ground turkey

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SPICY CORN AND CHICKEN CHILI

Serves: 4 Quick, easy and delicious, this chili is perfect for a stress-free weeknight dinner. The corn adds a mildly sweet flavor to the spicy sauce. Add a can of pinto or kidney beans for extra nutrition. Lean ground turkey

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Mini Meatloaves with a Kick

I found this recipe in a Rachel Ray Everyday magazine. I love the idea of chipotle and frankly anything mini is genious. I should have thought of making mini meatloaves before. It turned out to be fantastic. My new favorite!

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Mini Meatloaves with a Kick

I found this recipe in a Rachel Ray Everyday magazine. I love the idea of chipotle and frankly anything mini is genious. I should have thought of making mini meatloaves before. It turned out to be fantastic. My new favorite!

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Chicken Piccata

This is a great easy weeknight dinner. I served this for our friends Peter and Heather who came over for a Monday night dinner. I served it with mashed potatoes and grilled veggies. Serves 4 Total Time: 40 Minutes (prep

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Chicken Piccata

This is a great easy weeknight dinner. I served this for our friends Peter and Heather who came over for a Monday night dinner. I served it with mashed potatoes and grilled veggies. Serves 4 Total Time: 40 Minutes (prep

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Lemon Risotto

This is comfort food on so many levels. For one, risotto has to be one of the most comforting things to eat ever. What’s more, although everyone goes on about the finickiness and crucial fine-tuning involved, I find risotto immensely

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Lemon Risotto

This is comfort food on so many levels. For one, risotto has to be one of the most comforting things to eat ever. What’s more, although everyone goes on about the finickiness and crucial fine-tuning involved, I find risotto immensely

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Turkey Chili

I love new and easy recipes for my slow cooker. Here is a fun one for Turkey Chili. You can serve this on multigrain noodles like I did in the pictures below, or over rice like we always do in

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Turkey Chili

I love new and easy recipes for my slow cooker. Here is a fun one for Turkey Chili. You can serve this on multigrain noodles like I did in the pictures below, or over rice like we always do in

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Braised Duck Legs with Shallots and Baby Potatoes

I had two extra duck legs and needed to cook them up. My last duck dish was with pasta so this one should stand alone. I found a variation from a Gourmet magazine recipe for braised duck. yield: Makes 2 servings active

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Braised Duck Legs with Shallots and Baby Potatoes

I had two extra duck legs and needed to cook them up. My last duck dish was with pasta so this one should stand alone. I found a variation from a Gourmet magazine recipe for braised duck. yield: Makes 2 servings active

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Gemelli Duck Confit

It is just my husband and I tonight so I cut the recipe in half and used my small cast iron pot in the photos below. Gemelli Duck Confit Serves 4 – 6 Ingredients 2 pounds of Gemelli Pasta (you

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Gemelli Duck Confit

It is just my husband and I tonight so I cut the recipe in half and used my small cast iron pot in the photos below. Gemelli Duck Confit Serves 4 – 6 Ingredients 2 pounds of Gemelli Pasta (you

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Pulled Pork and Skillet Corn Bread

With friends coming over for dinner after a busy week, I didn’t have much time to prep. So we decided to make it down home comfort cooking. I heated up my favorite Pulled Pork recipe. Slow cooker Pork Butt Rootbeer

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Pulled Pork and Skillet Corn Bread

With friends coming over for dinner after a busy week, I didn’t have much time to prep. So we decided to make it down home comfort cooking. I heated up my favorite Pulled Pork recipe. Slow cooker Pork Butt Rootbeer

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Slow Cooker Beef Goulash

www.foodandwine.com/recipes/slow-cooker-beef-goulash Slow Cooker Beef Goulash ACTIVE: 40 MIN TOTAL TIME: 4 HRS 40 MIN SERVINGS: 8  MAKE-AHEAD INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 pounds boneless beef short ribs, cut into 2-inch pieces Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 large onion, chopped 3

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Slow Cooker Beef Goulash

www.foodandwine.com/recipes/slow-cooker-beef-goulash Slow Cooker Beef Goulash ACTIVE: 40 MIN TOTAL TIME: 4 HRS 40 MIN SERVINGS: 8  MAKE-AHEAD INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 pounds boneless beef short ribs, cut into 2-inch pieces Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 large onion, chopped 3

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Classic Chicken Parmigiana

foodandwine.com/recipes/classic-chicken-parmigiana Classic Chicken Parmigiana ACTIVE: 1 HR 15 MIN TOTAL TIME: 2 HRS 30 MIN SERVINGS: 6  INGREDIENTS TOMATO SAUCE 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small shallot, minced 1 small garlic clove, minced Pinch of crushed red pepper 1 1/2 teaspoons tomato paste

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Classic Chicken Parmigiana

foodandwine.com/recipes/classic-chicken-parmigiana Classic Chicken Parmigiana ACTIVE: 1 HR 15 MIN TOTAL TIME: 2 HRS 30 MIN SERVINGS: 6  INGREDIENTS TOMATO SAUCE 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small shallot, minced 1 small garlic clove, minced Pinch of crushed red pepper 1 1/2 teaspoons tomato paste

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On the list: Chicken with Lemon-Leek Linguine

Chicken with Lemon-Leek Linguine cookinglight.com/food/everyday-menus/quick-easy-chicken-recipes-00400000057014/page19.html Time: 30 minutes Prep Pointer: Leeks can be full of grit, so it’s a good idea to rinse well after slicing. Serve with Mixed Greens Salad:Combine 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon

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On the list: Chicken with Lemon-Leek Linguine

Chicken with Lemon-Leek Linguine cookinglight.com/food/everyday-menus/quick-easy-chicken-recipes-00400000057014/page19.html Time: 30 minutes Prep Pointer: Leeks can be full of grit, so it’s a good idea to rinse well after slicing. Serve with Mixed Greens Salad:Combine 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon

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On the List: Walnut and Rosemary Oven-Fried Chicken

From Cooking Light cookinglight.com/food/everyday-menus/ quick-easy-chicken-recipes-00400000057014/page14.html Time: 30 minutes Prep Pointer: Toasting panko in a skillet makes it crunchier and golden brown. Simple Sub: Try romaine in place of escarole. Serve with Toasted Garlic Escarole: Cut a 1½-pound escarole head crosswise into 1-inch strips; place

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On the List: Walnut and Rosemary Oven-Fried Chicken

From Cooking Light cookinglight.com/food/everyday-menus/ quick-easy-chicken-recipes-00400000057014/page14.html Time: 30 minutes Prep Pointer: Toasting panko in a skillet makes it crunchier and golden brown. Simple Sub: Try romaine in place of escarole. Serve with Toasted Garlic Escarole: Cut a 1½-pound escarole head crosswise into 1-inch strips; place

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On the list: Roast Chicken with Balsamic Bell Peppers

Recipe from Cooking Light www.cookinglight.com/food/ everyday-menus/quick-easy-chicken -recipes-00400000057014/ ?iid=CMnewsletter|nl9& PromKey=XET Total: 40 minutes Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 breast half and about 1/2 cup bell pepper mixture) Ingredients 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 3/4 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed 1/2 teaspoon black

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On the list: Roast Chicken with Balsamic Bell Peppers

Recipe from Cooking Light www.cookinglight.com/food/ everyday-menus/quick-easy-chicken -recipes-00400000057014/ ?iid=CMnewsletter|nl9& PromKey=XET Total: 40 minutes Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 breast half and about 1/2 cup bell pepper mixture) Ingredients 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 3/4 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed 1/2 teaspoon black

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Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon

This is a fast and fairly healthy meal to make on a weeknight. Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon Ingredients 1 (12 ounce) package penne pasta 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 6 slices bacon, chopped 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1

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Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon

This is a fast and fairly healthy meal to make on a weeknight. Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon Ingredients 1 (12 ounce) package penne pasta 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 6 slices bacon, chopped 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1

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PAN SEARED, THICK CUT STEAK

PAN SEARED, THICK CUT STEAK From: Cook’s Illustrated – May ’07 Note: Rib-eye or filet mignon of similar thickness can be substituted for strip steaks. If using filet mignon, buying a 2-pound center-cut tenderloin roast and portioning it into four

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PAN SEARED, THICK CUT STEAK

PAN SEARED, THICK CUT STEAK From: Cook’s Illustrated – May ’07 Note: Rib-eye or filet mignon of similar thickness can be substituted for strip steaks. If using filet mignon, buying a 2-pound center-cut tenderloin roast and portioning it into four

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