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Curried Peanut Soup

I gave a party awhile ago where the guest of honor was vegetarian and I wanted to serve a soup that was vegetarian and that was outstanding.  So I asked my friend Eileen who loves good food and is also … Continue reading

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Classic Potato Gratin

I wanted something to go with our ham for Christmas dinner and thought that a potato gratin would be good and something the kids would like.  I talked to a few people and looked at various recipes and this is … Continue reading

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

We went to a friend’s house for dinner awhile ago and she served these Chicken Lettuce Wraps.  Together we were 4 adults and 6 kids (she doubled the recipe of course!) and it was the perfect combo of a meal … Continue reading

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Mussels in White Wine

My husband loves mussels and we are always looking for a broth that he is excited about and not just “ok” with.  I finally found this recipe for mussels in white wine, based on an Ina Garten one, that he loves … Continue reading

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Creamy Buttermilk Dressing

My neighbor had mentioned making a BLT salad and I wanted to make something similar for a dinner party I was bringing a salad to.  After reading a ton of recipes I decided this dressing recipe by Ina Garten would taste the best.  … Continue reading

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Green Bean and Carrot Bundles

12 oz green beans or yellow wax beans 2 large carrots, peeled chives 2 T. butter 1 t. crushed garlic 1 T. dry sherry kosher salt Cut carrots into 4 inch sticks, about the same width as the beans. Put … Continue reading

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Goat Cheese and Tomato Bruschetta

1 baguette 3-4 ripe roma tomatoes, chopped into small pieces 2 t. crushed garlic handful of fresh basil, chopped 6 oz. goat cheese salt and pepper Slice baguette on the diagonal about 1/2 in thick.  Lightly brown each side on grill.  … Continue reading

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Babaganoush

1 large eggplant (about 1 lb.) 1 t. crushed garlic 1/4 c. flat-leaf parsley 1/4 t. salt 2 T. tahini 2 T. lemon juice Preheat over to 450 degrees F.  Prick eggplant with a fork and place on a foil lined cookie … Continue reading

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Best Mac and Cheese

12 oz penne pasta 1/2 c. (2 oz) sharp cheddar cheese, grated 1/2 c. ( 2 oz) Gruyere cheese, grated 1/2 t. chili powder 4 c. cheese sauce (recipe below) Cook the pasta 2 minutes less than package instructions, rinse in cold water and set … Continue reading

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Avocado Toast

1 large ripe avocado, peeled and sliced thinly lengthwise 1 baguette 1 clove garlic, peeled olive oil red pepper flakes sea salt Cut baguette into 1/2 in diagonal slices.  Grill slices until lightly browned on each side.  As they come … Continue reading

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