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Broccoli Rabe on Garlic Bread

  Broccoli rabe is one of those vegetables that you either love or hate. But like lots of vegetables, like broccoli or cabbage or spinach, I think our love/hate feelings is more about how the vegetable is prepared than anything else. I have found that many people who say they hate vegetables say it because […]

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Flat Bread Pizza

Flatbread Pizza I’ve made a lot of pizza in my day and one of my favorite short cuts to this hugely popular food, is flatbread. Grill it. Top it. Wait for the cheese to melt and it’s good to go. For a fun pizza party, I like to sauté a variety of vegetables in a […]

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Skillet Stuffing

Every Thanksgiving my family wants me to make my sausage and fennel stuffing. I admit it’s delicious, but this year I’ve been experimenting with other versions that I’ve made in a large 13″ Le Creuset deep skillet. I love this skillet because it can go from stovetop to oven to the table…so it’s perfect for […]

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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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Going South

Maybe it’s the deep freeze here in the northeast corner of the US, but I’m still craving some comfort food. Or maybe it’s because last week it was salads? But tonight, I went South…and made some biscuits and sausage gravy. The biscuits had a firm, golden crust, but were soft and light on the inside. […]

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