Parmesan Roasted Zucchini from “Cooking For Jeffrey”

July 14, 2017

There are a million stuffed zucchini recipes out there, with fillings of everything from sausage to nuts. This simple vegetable side dish is my favorite with its simple stuffing of garlic, parsley, basil, Parmesan and panko breadcrumbs; a perfect accompaniment to most any main dish. And because it’s Ina Garten, she has figured out the […]

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Dill-Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Farro, Pea, and Blistered Tomato Salad

July 7, 2017

This is just a great combination of ingredients tossed with a lemony dressing. It looks like more work than it is, and provides you with a complete meal and a beautiful presentation. You create a paste of garlic, dill and lemon to rub on the pork. After searing the tenderloin in a hot pan you […]

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Grilled Honey Lime Cilantro Chicken

June 30, 2017

So glad I found this recipe just in time for Fourth of July! The marinade really permeates the chicken, and the flavor is incredible. The skinless, boneless pieces cook quickly, and stay tender and juicy (I’ve only tried it with thighs so far). Really wished I had cooked more so there would be some left […]

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Brooke Dojny’s Blueberry Snack Cake with Toasted Pecan Topping

June 24, 2017

Brooke started her career as a chef-caterer for Martha Stewart, and contributed to Martha’s first cookbook, “Entertaining”. She went on to write food columns, including “Every Night Cooking” for Bon Apetit and numerous award winning cook books. She lives on the coast of Maine, and that area’s cuisine is near and dear to her. One […]

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James Beard’s Pleasant Pasta

June 16, 2017

This apparently was one of the great man’s favorites, who described it as “amusing looking, delicious tasting, and a worthy pasta.” The fact that it’s easy and quick to prepare doesn’t hurt either. This was a big hit in my house, and with the rest of the bag of frozen petit peas waiting in my […]

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Kale Orange Salad

June 9, 2017

This is a beautiful, healthy, unusual salad with a spunky and delicious vinaigrette dressing. I am not the biggest fan of curly kale, but really enjoyed this and felt it balanced nicely with my Memorial Day barbecued ribs! Thanks to Terri for sending me this from the Cooking Classy website. 1 bunch curly kale (about […]

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Nigella’s Miso Salmon

June 2, 2017

Nigella Lawson has written 9 best-selling cookbooks, including “How to be a Domestic Goddess” which she definitely resembles. This is her take on the Miso Cod craze which Nobu made famous and now is on menus all over the country. Simple enough for a weeknight dinner for two, you can easily multiply the ingredients to […]

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Chef Acheson’s Corn, Tomato and Basil Salad

May 26, 2017

Hugh Acheson is the award-winning chef and partner in four Georgia restaurants, and a judge on Top Chef. He is a fan of using the seasonal bounty, and makes this salad in summer 4 times a week to use these ingredients at their peak. Plump ripe tomatoes, tender sweet corn, and peppery fresh basil. He […]

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Cod with Garlicky Tomatoes and Potatoes

May 20, 2017

Jessica Seinfeld (wife of Jerry!) has her fourth cookbook out, cleverly titled “Food Swings”; including half the recipes divided into the “Virtue” or “Vice” categories. Everyone makes choices between eating healthy or more indulgently on a daily basis, meal to meal, depending on how you feel, who you’re with or what you’re doing. Nice to […]

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Mother’s Day

May 13, 2017

“Nothing is really lost until your Mom can’t find it!” Unknown “Any Mother could perform the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease.” Lisa Alther “Great sisters get promoted to Aunt.” Unknown “Grandmothers are the people who take delight in hearing babies breathing into the telephone.” Unknown “I want my children to have all […]

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