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Bruschetta with…Just About Anything!

  Bruschetta with sliced grilled sausage and peach salsa. OMG…Good!   Do you find it frustrating to try and please everyone at the dinner table? Sometimes it seems you end up pleasing no one because everyone has different preferences. You feel like screaming…”This is not a restaurant where everyone gets to choose something different!” But […]

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How to Sauté Green Beans or Any Dense Vegetable

I couldn’t make this just about beans…because the truth is this method will work for any…and I mean any dense or firm vegetable. Sauté – unlike frying – is to cook food quickly (usually well under 10 minutes)  in a wide, flat bottomed skillet, in a small amount of oil, over high heat. That’s why […]

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Pan Fried Polenta with Sautéed Mushroom

Growing up, I thought polenta was strictly an Italian peasant dish. Later, I discovered that it was the darling of chic restaurants everywhere. But it’s just cornmeal, a common staple of nearly every ethnic group across the globe from Africa to Asia, Europe to South America and the American South (where it’s used to make […]

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