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Crispy Brussels Sprouts Salad

I recently got two new cookbooks from Alex Guarnaschelli, and my husband came across a crispy sliced Brussels sprouts salad that he really liked the look of. Thing was, the sprouts were fried, and in, like, 3 cups of canola … Continue reading

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Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

I decided to shake up our Brussels sprouts salad game. I mean, don’t get me wrong, we love a Browned Brussels Sprouts Salad with Blue Cheese and Prosciutto, but Taste of Home had provided me a decidedly healthier option – … Continue reading

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Banana & Mango Chutney

The 1960’s Lobster Curry recipe that turned me on to Garlic Butter Peanuts, also called for serving the curry with a banana chutney. Hmmm. This, I had to try; with, of course, a few adjustments and tweaks here and there. … Continue reading

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Sage & Sausage Stuffing With Dried Cherries

“Wait! What?” “It is late January and you are publishing a stuffing recipe?” Why yes, yes I am. Number one; because I made it for Thanksgiving and it was a hoooge hit, and, number two, because I promised to publish … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Guacamole

This. MIGHT BE. My NEW. FAVORITE THING. THIS image, is the pomegranate guacamole that Rich and I TOTALLY enjoyed at our first dinner in Scottsdale at Sumomaya. We had been discussing the different guacamole options, and asked our server their … Continue reading

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Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

One of my favorite combinations, pears and blue cheese, makes for a pretty terrific salad, too, with pistachios and dried cherries and red onion. The sherry vinegar and zippy mustard vinaigrette isn’t too, too bad, either. Paired with a baked … Continue reading

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Asparagus Salad With Blue Cheese and TWO(!) Dressings

We love asparagus; roasted, grilled, steamed, or, as here, blanched, then tossed into ice water to lock in that lovely green color, then dried and tossed in a salad – preferably with some blue cheese and thinly sliced red onion … Continue reading

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Mostarda With Dried Cherries and Apricots

This really lovely little concoction deserves real pride of place at your next gathering. Mostarda, an Italian mixture of mustard and wine and dried fruits has traditionally been used as a spread over meats – think your charcuterie board (and … Continue reading

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Endive and Blue Cheese Salad

Take a step away from Iceberg and Romaine and consider Endive for your next salad. I’d bought a bit too much endive for a gathering, and so had several left sitting around the crisper making me think I really need … Continue reading

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Country Captain Chicken

So… I gave in. Long ago, I posted about Chicken in the Style of the Country Captain, a recipe I have been making since the 70’s. My version, from a newspaper food section, eschewed raisins and curry and almonds and … Continue reading

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