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Saffron Rice

This classic dish can be modified to your taste. Saffron is expensive but not much is used in the recipe. Other herbs such as thyme, rosemary, chives, green onions etc. can be substituted. Also, use your favorite rice. We prefer … Continue reading

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“Duchesse” Potatoes (Elegant Mashed Potatoes)

This dish is a pretty way to serve potatoes for company. Use freshly mashed potatoes or left over mashed potatoes. Feel free to add cream if you want a richer dish and sprinkle with parsley instead of Parmesan cheese. 3 … Continue reading

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Chicken Curry

We had a yummy chicken curry this last week at a neighborhood restaurant. It brought back memories of this delicious recipe that I have had for years. Boil one large cut up chicken for about 15 – 20 minutes or … Continue reading

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Gazpacho (Cold Tomato Soup)

A fun and easy soup to make during the summer when vine-ripened tomatoes are available. 4 cups cold tomato juice 2 cups diced fresh tomatoes 1 cup finely minced green pepper 1 cucumber (English or other firm cucumber), diced 3 … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Bacon Pasta

You can make this recipe your own. Use the mushrooms that you prefer and substitute ham etc. if you don’t want to use bacon. 8 oz. bacon, sliced into 1” pieces 8 oz. vermicelli (or capellini or angel hair pasta) … Continue reading

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Broccoli-Cauliflower Soup

This soup is perfect for the winter. It is easy to make, healthy, and a great way to eat vegetables. 1 medium bunch of broccoli 1 medium cauliflower 1 carrot, grated 1 cup onion, chopped 1-2 shallots, minced 2 Tablespoons … Continue reading

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Flank Steak – Summer dinner

Marinate 1-2  medium flank steaks in the marinade below for 1 – 1.5 hours.  Prepare the Cornbread Onion Pie (see Vegetable, Jan. 2011) while the flank steak marinates.  Prepare a green salad and dress with the vinaigrette (see Salads, March 2011) in … Continue reading

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