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Tomatoes!

Tomatoes have always been a particularly difficult food to make kid-friendly dishes with.  I didn’t even start eating them (unless they were disguised in soup) until a few years ago when a friend grew some of the smaller, yellow tomatoes in her garden and … Continue reading

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Easy Alfredo Sauce

1 c. heavy cream 3 T. butter 1 c. parmigiano-reggiano or other good parmesan cheese, shredded pinch of ground nutmeg Salt to taste Heat heavy cream and butter in a medium sauce pan.  Just before it comes to a boil, … Continue reading

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Penne Pasta with Grilled Chicken and Sun-dried Tomatoes

1 lb. penne pasta, cooked and drained 1 batch Easy Alfredo Sauce 5-6 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 2 half grilled chicken breasts, shredded or thinly sliced 1 handful fresh basil, chopped Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, shredded Cook pasta according to package directions.  Immediately, … 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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Chicken Marsala with Mushrooms

1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast halves kosher salt and fresh ground pepper 3 T. extra-virgin olive oil 12 oz. cremini mushrooms, sliced 3 large cloves garlic, minced 1 c. dry Marsala 4 T. sherry 2/3 c. heavy cream 1 … Continue reading

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Beef Stroganoff

2 T. olive oil 3/4 lb. flank steak, tenderized by butcher and thinly sliced against the grain 2 T. corn starch 2 c. thinly sliced onion 8 oz. mushrooms, sliced 2 tsp. crushed garlic 3/4 c. beef broth salt & … Continue reading

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