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Aglio e Olio with Farro Spaghetti, Kale & Hazelnut Breadcrumbs

  Ingredients salt and pepper 10 – 12 large tuscan or black kale leaves, stemmed about 1/3 cup EVOO 3 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs 1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 pound farro spaghetti or whole wheat spaghetti 8 – 10 good-quality jarred anchovies 1 red chile pepper,

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Aglio e Olio with Farro Spaghetti, Kale & Hazelnut Breadcrumbs

  Ingredients salt and pepper 10 – 12 large tuscan or black kale leaves, stemmed about 1/3 cup EVOO 3 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs 1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 pound farro spaghetti or whole wheat spaghetti 8 – 10 good-quality jarred anchovies 1 red chile pepper,

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Chickpea Puree with Poached Shrimp

  6 SERVINGS PREP 25 MINS  PLUS SOAKING COOK 1 HR Ingredients 1/2 pound dried chickpeas 6 cloves garlic, peeled 4 bay leaves 1 cup fresh basil leaves, tightly packed 1/2 cup plus 3 tbsp EVOO 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted coarse salt and pepper, preferably white 1 small carrot, sliced 1 small rib celery, cut

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Chickpea Puree with Poached Shrimp

  6 SERVINGS PREP 25 MINS  PLUS SOAKING COOK 1 HR Ingredients 1/2 pound dried chickpeas 6 cloves garlic, peeled 4 bay leaves 1 cup fresh basil leaves, tightly packed 1/2 cup plus 3 tbsp EVOO 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted coarse salt and pepper, preferably white 1 small carrot, sliced 1 small rib celery, cut

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Roasted Tomatillo Chile Salsa

    Roasted Tomatillo Chile Salsa: 1 pound tomatillos, husked 1 white onion, peeled, sliced, quartered or whole 4 garlic cloves 2 jalapenos 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped cilantro leaves 1 lime, juiced

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Roasted Tomatillo Chile Salsa

    Roasted Tomatillo Chile Salsa: 1 pound tomatillos, husked 1 white onion, peeled, sliced, quartered or whole 4 garlic cloves 2 jalapenos 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped cilantro leaves 1 lime, juiced

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Spiced Beef

We used this for the filling in our tamales and taquitos this weekend. YUM!!! It would also make excellent tacos.   Ingredients 1/4 cup chili powder 2 tablespoons kosher salt 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 1 tablespoon garlic powder

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Spiced Beef

We used this for the filling in our tamales and taquitos this weekend. YUM!!! It would also make excellent tacos.   Ingredients 1/4 cup chili powder 2 tablespoons kosher salt 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 1 tablespoon garlic powder

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Making Masa

If you go to a Latin grocery store they will have a package of fresh masa ready to go. For easy access keep a bag of dehydrated masa on hand. I get mine from Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/Maseca-Corn-Masa-Tamales-pounds/dp/B0000IJYKE/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1351356821&sr=8-3&keywords=masa 9.25 ounces (1 3/4 cups) instant

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Making Masa

If you go to a Latin grocery store they will have a package of fresh masa ready to go. For easy access keep a bag of dehydrated masa on hand. I get mine from Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/Maseca-Corn-Masa-Tamales-pounds/dp/B0000IJYKE/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1351356821&sr=8-3&keywords=masa 9.25 ounces (1 3/4 cups) instant

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Don’t throw it out: Ginger

I always buy too much ginger at the store and end up tossing it. Here is a good idea picked up from Rachel Ray Ginger Ice Cubes 8oz fresh ginger, peeled and chopped Puree ginger with 3.4 cup water. Pour

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Don’t throw it out: Ginger

I always buy too much ginger at the store and end up tossing it. Here is a good idea picked up from Rachel Ray Ginger Ice Cubes 8oz fresh ginger, peeled and chopped Puree ginger with 3.4 cup water. Pour

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Ground Meat Goulash with Macaroni

INGREDIENTS Salt 1 pound macaroni 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) 1-1/2 pounds combined ground beef, pork and veal 1 tablespoon paprika Freshly ground pepper 2 carrots, shredded (about 1 cup) 1 onion, finely chopped 2 ribs celery from the heart, finely chopped 1

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Ground Meat Goulash with Macaroni

INGREDIENTS Salt 1 pound macaroni 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) 1-1/2 pounds combined ground beef, pork and veal 1 tablespoon paprika Freshly ground pepper 2 carrots, shredded (about 1 cup) 1 onion, finely chopped 2 ribs celery from the heart, finely chopped 1

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Pesto Shrimp with Lentil Quinoa Salad

Pesto Shrimp Ingredients Pesto: 1 lime 1 1/2 cups fresh cilantro leaves 2 green onions, chopped 2 tablespoons toasted chopped pecans 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon sugar 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground

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Pesto Shrimp with Lentil Quinoa Salad

Pesto Shrimp Ingredients Pesto: 1 lime 1 1/2 cups fresh cilantro leaves 2 green onions, chopped 2 tablespoons toasted chopped pecans 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon sugar 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground

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Dingle pies

Dingle pies Agnes Devereux / The Village Tea Room, Valley Table Issue 35 Ingredients: Flaky cream cheese pie crust 10 ounces unbleached all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoons non-alum baking powder 4 1/2 ounces cold cream cheese 6 ounces

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Dingle pies

Dingle pies Agnes Devereux / The Village Tea Room, Valley Table Issue 35 Ingredients: Flaky cream cheese pie crust 10 ounces unbleached all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoons non-alum baking powder 4 1/2 ounces cold cream cheese 6 ounces

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Honey Gorgonzola Bread

It is however, a very unique and unexpected combination of flavors, which if I hadn’t tried myself, I’m not sure I would believe how good it is. Gorgonzola-cheese Here is the ingredient list: Ciabatta bread Whole garlic cloves Gorgonzola cheese

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Honey Gorgonzola Bread

It is however, a very unique and unexpected combination of flavors, which if I hadn’t tried myself, I’m not sure I would believe how good it is. Gorgonzola-cheese Here is the ingredient list: Ciabatta bread Whole garlic cloves Gorgonzola cheese

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On the list: Lamb and Turkey Pita Burgers

www.cookinglight.com/food/everyday-menus/ quick-easy-chicken-recipes-00400000057014/page17.html Lamb and Turkey Pita Burgers Time: 30 minutes Simple Sub: Try ground sirloin in place of lamb. Serve with Tomato-Cucumber Salad:Combine 2 cups thinly sliced English cucumber and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a colander; let stand 10 minutes. Squeeze out

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On the list: Lamb and Turkey Pita Burgers

www.cookinglight.com/food/everyday-menus/ quick-easy-chicken-recipes-00400000057014/page17.html Lamb and Turkey Pita Burgers Time: 30 minutes Simple Sub: Try ground sirloin in place of lamb. Serve with Tomato-Cucumber Salad:Combine 2 cups thinly sliced English cucumber and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a colander; let stand 10 minutes. Squeeze out

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On the List: Chorizo and Eggs

Chorizo and Eggs Posted by Elise on Apr 18, 2008Filed under Breakfast and Brunch, Egg, Low Carb, Mexican and Tex Mex, Quick Growing up, we had some of the standard American foods for breakfast – cream o’ wheat, oatmeal, waffles,

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On the List: Chorizo and Eggs

Chorizo and Eggs Posted by Elise on Apr 18, 2008Filed under Breakfast and Brunch, Egg, Low Carb, Mexican and Tex Mex, Quick Growing up, we had some of the standard American foods for breakfast – cream o’ wheat, oatmeal, waffles,

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The Ultimate Paella

This is a variation from Tyler Florence’s recipe in “Eat This Book” Prep 30 min Inactive Prep 1 hr 0 min Cook1 hr 0 min Total:2 hr 30 min Ingredients Spice Mix for chicken, recipe follows 1 (3-pound) frying chicken,

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The Ultimate Paella

This is a variation from Tyler Florence’s recipe in “Eat This Book” Prep 30 min Inactive Prep 1 hr 0 min Cook1 hr 0 min Total:2 hr 30 min Ingredients Spice Mix for chicken, recipe follows 1 (3-pound) frying chicken,

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Proper Chicken Caesar Salad

One evening Doug and I were watching an episode of Jamie Oliver’s cooking show that was dedicated to summer salads. He created his version of a grilled Caesar and we had to immediately replicate it. We’ve since tweaked it a

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Proper Chicken Caesar Salad

One evening Doug and I were watching an episode of Jamie Oliver’s cooking show that was dedicated to summer salads. He created his version of a grilled Caesar and we had to immediately replicate it. We’ve since tweaked it a

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End-of-Summer Pasta

This is a Sunset recipe. It just looks so inviting and yummy. I’m excited to make it. End-of-Summer Pasta Use up your end-of-summer veggies by grilling them alongside chicken, and then tossing with pasta and parmesan cheese. This no-fuss supper

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End-of-Summer Pasta

This is a Sunset recipe. It just looks so inviting and yummy. I’m excited to make it. End-of-Summer Pasta Use up your end-of-summer veggies by grilling them alongside chicken, and then tossing with pasta and parmesan cheese. This no-fuss supper

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Blueberry Grunt

Blueberry Grunt From the episode: Stovetop Desserts Do not use frozen blueberries here, as they will make the filling watery. You will need a clean kitchen towel for this recipe. Serves 12. IngredientsFilling8 cups fresh blueberries1/2 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon ground

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Blueberry Grunt

Blueberry Grunt From the episode: Stovetop Desserts Do not use frozen blueberries here, as they will make the filling watery. You will need a clean kitchen towel for this recipe. Serves 12. IngredientsFilling8 cups fresh blueberries1/2 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon ground

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Granola

I’ve always wanted to make my own granola. It’s so simple, I don’t know why I haven’t tried it. This months issue of Real Simple inspired me.

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Granola

I’ve always wanted to make my own granola. It’s so simple, I don’t know why I haven’t tried it. This months issue of Real Simple inspired me.

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Barbecued Lamb Chops

This is a variation on Mario Battali’s recipe and my favorite lamb recipe. Ingredients * 2 racks of lamb * 3 to 4 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped * Salt * 2 tablespoons plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

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Barbecued Lamb Chops

This is a variation on Mario Battali’s recipe and my favorite lamb recipe. Ingredients * 2 racks of lamb * 3 to 4 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped * Salt * 2 tablespoons plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

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Fondue

Chocolate Fondue Ingredients * 2 tablespoons sugar * 1 cup heavy cream * 8 ounces chopped bittersweet chocolate * 1 tablespoon butter * 1 tablespoon cabernet sauvignon Directions In a microwave-safe bowl, mix the sugar, heavy cream, chocolate, and butter

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Fondue

Chocolate Fondue Ingredients * 2 tablespoons sugar * 1 cup heavy cream * 8 ounces chopped bittersweet chocolate * 1 tablespoon butter * 1 tablespoon cabernet sauvignon Directions In a microwave-safe bowl, mix the sugar, heavy cream, chocolate, and butter

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Recipe from the ‘The Pie and Pastry Bible’

Recipe from the ‘The Pie and Pastry Bible’ by Rose Levy Beranbaum Open-faced designer apple pie INGREDIENTS • Flaky cream cheese pie crust for a 9-inch lattice pie • 1/2 egg white, lightly beaten — 1 tablespoon • 2 1/2

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Recipe from the ‘The Pie and Pastry Bible’

Recipe from the ‘The Pie and Pastry Bible’ by Rose Levy Beranbaum Open-faced designer apple pie INGREDIENTS • Flaky cream cheese pie crust for a 9-inch lattice pie • 1/2 egg white, lightly beaten — 1 tablespoon • 2 1/2

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Proper Chicken Caesar Salad

Proper Chicken Caesar Salad Prep 45 min Cook 1 hr 5 min Total: 1 hr 50 min 4-6 servings Directions With my own versions of the classics, like Caesar salad, it’s not about changing things entirely; it’s about respecting the

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Proper Chicken Caesar Salad

Proper Chicken Caesar Salad Prep 45 min Cook 1 hr 5 min Total: 1 hr 50 min 4-6 servings Directions With my own versions of the classics, like Caesar salad, it’s not about changing things entirely; it’s about respecting the

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Spring Lasagna Primavera

Spring Lasagna Primavera Prep: 40 minutes Total: 1 hour 45 minutes, plus cooling Layered with delicate veggies, a creamy sauce, and three cheeses, this lasagna captures the freshness of spring — fresh or straight from the freezer. Ingredients Serves 8.

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Spring Lasagna Primavera

Spring Lasagna Primavera Prep: 40 minutes Total: 1 hour 45 minutes, plus cooling Layered with delicate veggies, a creamy sauce, and three cheeses, this lasagna captures the freshness of spring — fresh or straight from the freezer. Ingredients Serves 8.

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Barbecued Lamb Chops

Mario Batali Recipe Barbecued Lamb Chops Ingredients * 2 racks of lamb * 3 to 4 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped * Salt * 2 tablespoons plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil * 1 medium red onion, sliced into

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Barbecued Lamb Chops

Mario Batali Recipe Barbecued Lamb Chops Ingredients * 2 racks of lamb * 3 to 4 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped * Salt * 2 tablespoons plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil * 1 medium red onion, sliced into

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Penne with Cauliflower and Leeks

Penne with Cauliflower and Leeks * Recipe by Salvatore Denaro This extremely flexible recipe can be adapted to include several different kinds of seasonal vegetables. In winter and spring, Denaro might make it with Umbria’s small, violet-colored artichokes; in the

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Penne with Cauliflower and Leeks

Penne with Cauliflower and Leeks * Recipe by Salvatore Denaro This extremely flexible recipe can be adapted to include several different kinds of seasonal vegetables. In winter and spring, Denaro might make it with Umbria’s small, violet-colored artichokes; in the

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Halibut

Halibut Recipe * 1/3 cup dry white wine * 2 tablespoons cider vinegar * 2 tablespoons minced shallots * 1 sprig fresh thyme * 1 bay leaf * 1/3 cup heavy cream * 10 tablespoons unsalted butter – chilled, cut

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Halibut

Halibut Recipe * 1/3 cup dry white wine * 2 tablespoons cider vinegar * 2 tablespoons minced shallots * 1 sprig fresh thyme * 1 bay leaf * 1/3 cup heavy cream * 10 tablespoons unsalted butter – chilled, cut

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Polenta Cake with Orange Blossom Yogurt, Berries, and Pistachios

  Ingredients * 1 3/4 cups plain low-fat yogurt * 2 cups low-fat (1%) milk * 1 teaspoon fine sea salt * 1/2 cup polenta (not quick-cooking) * 1/4 cup (1 ounce) unsalted pistachios, preferably organic (natural; not dyed red)

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Polenta Cake with Orange Blossom Yogurt, Berries, and Pistachios

  Ingredients * 1 3/4 cups plain low-fat yogurt * 2 cups low-fat (1%) milk * 1 teaspoon fine sea salt * 1/2 cup polenta (not quick-cooking) * 1/4 cup (1 ounce) unsalted pistachios, preferably organic (natural; not dyed red)

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Braised Short Ribs

  We picked up a pack of boneless short ribs at Costco. Shaun is coming over for dinner on Tuesday and this should be an easy slow cooker recipe. Ingredients * 4 1/2 pounds 3-inch-long beef short ribs * Coarse

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Braised Short Ribs

  We picked up a pack of boneless short ribs at Costco. Shaun is coming over for dinner on Tuesday and this should be an easy slow cooker recipe. Ingredients * 4 1/2 pounds 3-inch-long beef short ribs * Coarse

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Pasta Alla Norma

Pasta Alla Norma Recommended by Becci. We have a favorite dish at the Pink Door and this comes close. cooksillustrated.com/recipes/ detail.asp?docid=19839 Serves 4. Published July 1, 2009. From Cook’s Illustrated. We call for both regular and extra-virgin olive oil in

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Pasta Alla Norma

Pasta Alla Norma Recommended by Becci. We have a favorite dish at the Pink Door and this comes close. cooksillustrated.com/recipes/ detail.asp?docid=19839 Serves 4. Published July 1, 2009. From Cook’s Illustrated. We call for both regular and extra-virgin olive oil in

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Beef and Veggie soup

I’m cleaning the kitchen and watching Americas Test Kitchen americastestkitchentv.com/recipe.asp? recipeids=4518&iSeason=9 Beef and Vegetable Soup from the Episode: Soups of the Day Choose whole sirloin tip steaks over ones that have been cut into small pieces for stir-fries. If sirloin

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Beef and Veggie soup

I’m cleaning the kitchen and watching Americas Test Kitchen americastestkitchentv.com/recipe.asp? recipeids=4518&iSeason=9 Beef and Vegetable Soup from the Episode: Soups of the Day Choose whole sirloin tip steaks over ones that have been cut into small pieces for stir-fries. If sirloin

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