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Chicken Braised with Lemon, Fennel and Garlic

Recipe found on canadianliving.com Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 fennel bulb (about 1 lb.) 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper 12 chicken thighs (about 2 lb.) 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil 20 garlic cloves, peeled 2 cups chicken stock 1 cup white wine Half...

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Wild Rice and Kale Stuffed Delicata Squash

Recipe found on delishknowledge.com Yields 8 squash halves This recipe will produce more stuffing than needed, depending on the size of the squash. The delicata's skins are tender enough to eat when cooked so no peeling required. And remember to roast the seeds for a...

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Brazilian Collard Greens

Recipe found on marthastewart.com Makes 10 Servings Ingredients: 3 bunches collard greens 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil  3 tablespoons garlic, minced Coarse salt Directions: Trim stems of collard greens, keeping the leaves whole. If necessary, trim the large...

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All Purpose Vinaigrette

Recipe from bonappetit.com   Makes about ¾ cup   Perfect not just as a salad dressing but ideal as a drizzle over roast potatoes, a dip for roasted meats or an additional sandwich topping.   Ingredients:   ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup Sherry vinegar or...

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Quick Pickled Cucumbers, Carrots and Shallots

Recipe found on bonappetit.com Makes ~1 quart Ingredients: 2 cups unseasoned rice vinegar 1/2 cup sugar 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 2 Tbsp. kosher salt 1 red jalapeño, with seeds, thinly sliced crosswise 4 pickling cucumbers, sliced 1/4" thick 1 large yellow or orange...

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Leek and Potato Soup

Recipe found on bbc.co.uk/food/recipes Makes 6 servings Ready in under an hour! Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 1 onion, sliced 8 oz. potatoes, cubed 2 medium leeks, sliced 2 pints vegetable stock 5 fl. oz. double cream or crème fraîche Salt and freshly ground...

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Heirloom Tomato Galette with Pecorino

Recipe found on tasteofhome.com Makes 6 servings Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 3/4 tsp. kosher salt, divided 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter, cubed 1/2 cup sour cream 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 3 oz. Pecorino Romano cheese, thinly sliced...

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Grilled Leeks with Spicy Grilled Corn Salsa

Recipe found on yummly.com Serves 5 Spicy Grilled Corn Salsa 1 large ear corn, husks and silks removed Olive oil 1/2 medium red bell pepper 1 Tb. jalapeno, finely minced  1/4 cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered 1 Tb....

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Green Chile and Chicken Stew

Recipe found on bonappetit.com Serves 8 Ingredients: 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts and thighs 1 small bunch cilantro, trimmed, stems and leaves separated 2 large onions, chopped, divided 1 head of garlic, halved crosswise 2 Tbs. apple cider vinegar 1 Tb....

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Traditional Toum (Middle Eastern Garlic Sauce)

Recipe found on seriouseats.com This sauce can be used as a sauce, dip or garnish on falafel, kebabs, grilled salmon and raw or roasted vegetables. It also makes a great vegan replacement for mayonnaise. Toum (pronounced 'toom', it means "garlic" in Arabic) keeps in...

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Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce

This definitive recipe has been my go-to for years. Although the directions say to discard the onion before tossing the sauce with pasta, I leave the onion in and find that white or red varieties work equally well. This recipe makes four servings or enough sauce for a...

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Roasted Peppers with Spaghetti Stuffing

Recipe found on marthastewart.com Serves 6 Ingredients: 6 bell peppers, preferably a mix of red, orange and yellow Coarse salt 8 ounces thin spaghetti 2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil 2 anchovy fillets 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 2 Tbs. capers, rinsed and drained 2 Tbs....

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Grilled Bread with Eggplant & Basil

Original recipe by Mona Talbott appeared in Bon Appétit (August 2014). Found on bonappetit.com Makes 8 servings Eggplant can be cooked 2 days ahead. Let cool; cover and chill. If made ahead of time, the flavors of the mixture will deepen as it sits. Ingredients: 1...

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Curried Chickpea and Summer Vegetable Stew

Recipe found on finecooking.com This hearty entree works equally well as a vegetarian or meat entree, by simply adding chicken thighs. Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 2 Tbs. peanut or vegetable oil 2 cups diced yellow onion 2 Tbs. minced fresh ginger 1 Tbs. minced garlic 1...

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Summery Green Coleslaw

Recipe found on bbc.co.uk (so many recipes!) Ingredients: For the coleslaw: 3 1/2 oz. peas or fava beans 1 small green cabbage, shredded 1 large zucchini, grated or cut into matchsticks 1 large fennel bulb, finely sliced into matchsticks 1 bunch scallions, finely...

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Cold Beet Yogurt Soup

Recipe found on saveur.com Serves 4 Ingredients: For the ice cubes: 3 Tbsp. fresh dill, finely minced 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/8 tsp. salt For the soup: 1 lb. beets, cooked, chilled and peeled 1 1/4 cups plain yogurt 1/4 cup fresh dill 4 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/2 tsp. salt...

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Mizeria (Polish Cucumber Salad)

Recipe found on polishyourkitchen.com Serves 3 as a side dish Ingredients: 1 English cucumber (or 6-8 small pickling cucumbers) 2/3 cup sour cream 1 Tbsp. of fresh dill 1/4 tsp. salt Squeeze of a lemon Pinch of pepper Directions: Wash and peel the cucumber. Slice...

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Crispy Pork Cutlets with Fennel Salad

Recipe courtesy of Chestnut Farms. Their delicious and sustainably sourced meat is available for purchase online. Three area pickup locations available. Ingredients: 1¼ lb. pork shoulder (Boston butt), cut into 4 steaks OR 2 lb. pork cutlets 1 large fennel bulb, cut...

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Taco Stuffed Summer Squash Boats

Recipe found on smilesandwich.com Ingredients: 4 medium summer squash, cut in half lengthwise 1/2 cup salsa 1 lb. lean ground turkey 1 Tb. taco seasoning (or homemade mix) 1/2 small onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup bell pepper, finely chopped 4 oz can tomato sauce 1/4...

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Seared Sugar Snap Peas

Recipe featured on simplyrecipes.com Serves 4-6 as a side Ingredients: 1 lb. sugar snap peas, strings removed 3-4 scallions or green onions, sliced on the diagonal 2 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil Salt A pinch of sugar Zest of a lemon 3 Tbs. chopped fresh mint Black...

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Lemony Lentil Soup with Collards

Another sharer suggestion, this recipe is featured on www.eatingwell.com Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 cup dried brown lentils 8 cups water, divided 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, diced 2 medium carrots, diced 1 tsp. salt, divided 1/4 tsp. ground pepper 3...

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Kohlrabi French Fries

Recipe found on debbiemakeslowcarbdelicious.com These fries can also be prepared in an air fryer! Ingredients: Raw kohlrabi Olive oil Salt and pepper Optional seasonings: garlic, lemon pepper, garlic & herb, onion powder, paprika, curry, cumin, or chili powder...

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Sausage and Escarole Tartine

Found on HardlyHousewives.com Thank you for sharing, Diana! Ingredients: 1 head escarole 1 15 oz. can cannelloni beans, drained and rinsed 1 lb. spicy Italian sausage 3 Tbs. olive oil, separated 1/2 Tsp. red pepper flakes 4 garlic cloves, chopped 1 cup white wine 4...

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Braised Baby Bok Choy

Recipe adapted from Gourmet Magazine, October 2000 issue Makes 2 servings Ingredients: 1 cup chicken broth 3 Tbs. unsalted butter 3/4 lb. baby bok choy, trimmed 1/2 tsp. sesame oil *You can add red pepper flakes and garlic if you want to spice this up. Directions:...

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Summer Sandwich with Cherry Tomatoes and White Beans

Adapted from luculliandelights.com Serves 2 You can always skip the wasabi and use more avocado instead. A thick, crusty bread is ideal for this vegetarian sandwich. Ingredients: 2 slices of bread One large and mature avocado 1 Tbs. wasabi paste 1 stick of celery 4-5...

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Grilled Summer Squash and Zucchini

Adapted from Gourmet Magazine Serves 6 Ingredients: 6 medium (3 lbs.) yellow squash and/or green zucchini 3/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. black pepper 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 Tbs. fresh lemon juice 2 tsp. coarse-grain mustard 1/4 tsp. sugar Directions: Prepare grill...

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Cherry Tomato Couscous

Adapted from 101cookbooks.com by Heidi Swanson Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients: 3 cups cooked couscous (whole wheat or barley varieties work well) About one pint of cherry tomatoes, halved 1 medium cucumber, peeled and cut into 1/4" pieces 1 cup chickpeas, cooked 1 lemon,...

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Roasted Spring Onion and Beet Salad

As published in the New York Times, recipe by Martha Rose Shulman Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 medium size spring onions, preferably red, sliced across the grain 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 bunch beets (about 1 lb.), roasted, peeled and sliced Salt and freshly...

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Simple Spring Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

Adapted from Heidi Swanson at 101cookbooks.com Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 and 1/2 oranges 1/2 lemon, juice only 1/2 small red onion, chopped 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/8 teaspoon fine grain salt 4 big handfuls of salad greens, washed and dried, any mixture you like...

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Fast Scallion Pancakes

Adapted from The New York Times, Recipe of the Day (February 2009) Recipe by Mark Bittman Serves 4 This same formula can be used to make pancakes with other members of the onion family, especially shallots and spring onions. If you omit the soy sauce, these pancakes...

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Simple Vegetable Paella

Adapted from The New York Times, recipe by Martha Rose Shulman You don’t have to make this vegetable-rich dish in a paella pan, though if you do, you’ll get a nice layer of crusty rice on the bottom. Serves 6 to 8 Ingredients: 1 quart chicken stock, vegetable stock or...

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Adapted from thekitchn.com Ingredients: 3 to 5 Tbsp. hoisin sauce (gluten-free, if needed) 2 Tbsp. soy sauce (or 1 Tbsp. tamari, if gluten-free) 2 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar 1 tsp. sesame oil 1 tsp. cornstarch, optional 1 lb. ground chicken, white meat or dark meat (or...

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Kale and Sweet Potato Minestrone

Adapted from Prevention Magazine Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped  2 garlic cloves, minced 1 Tbsp. olive oil 3 cups kale, chopped  2 sweet potatoes, diced  1 qt. broth 2 cups pasta shells, cooked  Crushed red pepper and Parmesan cheese for topping...

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Quick Carrot-Top Pesto

Adapted from Clean Eating Magazine Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups carrot-top leaves, roughly chopped 1 large garlic clove, chopped 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/8 tsp kosher salt 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 3 tbsp toasted walnuts or pine nuts 1/3 cup...

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Spanish Garlic Soup

Adapted from Garlicrecipes.org 10 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced 5 cups of beef broth 1 cup of dry sherry 1/4 cup of olive oil French bread, sliced and toasted Grated Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper Sauté the garlic in the olive oil until it turns golden. Heat the...

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Black Bean Tacos With Greens

Adapted from Food52.com Ingredients: 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 4 cups Tuscan kale or Swiss chard, stems removed, sliced into ribbons (remove the stems and ribs first) 2 cups cooked black beans (canned are fine) 1 Tbsp. chili powder 1/4 tsp. cumin...

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Spinach Rice

Adapted from Modern Greek by Andy Harris Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 2 lb spinach 1/3 cup long-grain white rice, washed 2 garlic cloves 4 scallions (including green), finely chopped 3 Tbsp fresh dill (including stems), finely chopped  4 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp dried...

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Lentil Vegetable Soup

Adapted from Ina Garten Ingredients: 1 lb. French green lentils 4 cups chopped yellow onions (3 large onions) 4 cups chopped leeks, white part only (2 leeks) 1 Tbsp. minced garlic (3 cloves) ¼ cup live oil plus some for drizzling on top 1 Tbsp. kosher salt 1 ½ tsp....

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Beef Stew with Root Vegetables

Adapted from Ree Drummond Ingredients: 3 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. butter 2 lbs. beef stew meat 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium onion, diced 1 can or bottle beer 4 cups beef broth, more as needed 1Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 2 to 3 Tbsp. tomato paste 1 1/2 tsp. sugar...

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Rustic Onion Tart

Adapted from simplyrecipes.com Serves 4 1 packaged, flat pie crust (Trader Joe's has a great one in their frozen food section- or you could make your own crust from scratch) 3 medium sized red onions 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp butter Salt to taste 1 tsp balsamic vinegar...

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Oven Roasted Root Vegetables

This is one of those roasted root vegetable recipes that you can really play around with. Don't have a rutabaga? Substitute more turnips. Out of celery root? Add some potatoes. You get the idea. The most important thing to remember here is to cut your vegetables the...

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Maple-Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque

From the California Café, this luscious, decadent, delicious soup makes a great addition as an appetizer or on a buffet. Makes 8 1-cup servings Ingredients 2 lbs butternut squash (1-2 squash) 1/4 cup butter 1 cup onion, chopped 1 cup carrot, chopped 1 cup celery,...

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Golden Winter Soup

Inspired by myrecipes.com Serves 8 Ingredients 2 T butter 5 lb (~5 cups) butternut squash (or other winter squash), peeled and cubed  2c potatoes, peeled and cubed  1 tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper 2 medium leeks, thinly sliced 4 c chicken broth 1 c half and...

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Slow-Cooked Butternut Squash Shakshuka

Serves 6 Inspired by Food52 Ingredients ¾ c red bell pepper, chopped  1 small onion, halved and sliced thin 1 medium jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp oregano, dried 1 tsp cumin Salt and pepper to taste 2 lbs butternut squash,...

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Sweet Potatoes with Charred Lemons and Crunchies

Inspired by Bon Appétit Serves 4 Ingredients 3 T plus 1 tsp olive oil, divided Kosher salt ½ c blanched hazelnuts 1½ tsp fennel seeds 1½ tsp cumin seeds 2 Lemons 1 cup whole-milk Greek yogurt 3 T butter 2 T raw sesame seeds ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes Directions...

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Salt and Vinegar Mashed Potatoes

Inspired by FOOD52 Serves 8 Ingredients 2 lbs Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled 3 c water 2 ½ tsp kosher salt, divided 4T (½ stick) butter, melted 6 T whole milk, warmed 2 tsp malt vinegar, plus more to taste Flaky salt, to sprinkle on top Directions Chop each...

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Ice Water Salad

Inspired by Bon Appétit Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1½ lb. mixed crunchy vegetables (such as fennel, radishes, turnips, beets and/or carrots), tough skins peeled 1 cup walnuts 2 large garlic cloves Kosher salt ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 3...

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Carrot Macaroni and Cheese

Inspired by Food & Wine Makes 4 servings Ingredients: ¾ lb carrots, peeled and thinly sliced Juice from 1 orange Salt and pepper to taste 3 cups penne 3 oz sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 1 T chopped tarragon Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium...

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Radishes with Burrata

Inspired by Bon Appétit Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 8 oz burrata (or fresh mozzarella) 2 watermelon radishes, thinly sliced 2 tsp olive oil 2 tsp lemon juice Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper Instructions Tear the burrata (or mozzarella) into pieces and place on a...

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Inspired by Smitten Kitchen Yields 16 to 18 buns Dough: 6 T butter, to be divided 1/2 c milk, warmed 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast (from 1 .25-ounce or 7 gram envelope yeast) 3 1/2 c AP flour 1/4 c brown sugar 1/4 c granulated sugar 1 tsp table salt 1/2 tsp ground...

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Pumpkin Puree

Want to use those sugar pumpkins in your favorite pumpkin pie or bread recipe? Here are two easy ways to make pumpkin puree: Roasted (Inspired by Smitten Kitchen): Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Lightly oil a baking sheet. Halve a sugar pumpkin and scoop out the...

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Chunky Curried Kabocha Squash Dip

Inspired by FoodandWine.com Makes 3 cups Ingredients: 1 kabocha squash, halved, seeded, peeled and cut into 1” chunks ¼ c olive oil 2 tsp. curry powder Salt and pepper to taste 1 jalapeno, minced 2 T red onion, finely chopped  2 T lime juice 1/3 c cilantro,...

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Goat cheese, Cranberry and Walnut Salad

Makes 2 large salads Ingredients: 1 head lettuce, chopped roughly 2 ounces goat cheese ¼ c cranberries ¼ c walnuts Balsamic dressing Instructions: Divide the lettuce between two plates. Top the lettuce with the goat cheese, cranberries and walnuts, while dividing all...

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Roasted Tomato Soup

Inspired by Foodnetwork.com Make 4 -6 servings Ingredients 2 ½ lbs fresh tomatoes 6 cloves garlic, peeled 2 onions, sliced ½ c olive oil Salt and pepper to taste 1 qt. chicken stock 2 bay leaves 4 T butter ½ c fresh basil leaves, chopped  ¾ c heavy cream...

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Potato Rosemary Soup

Inspired by Twopeasandtheirpod.com Make 4 -6 servings Ingredients 1 T olive oil 1 onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 5 large potatoes, washed and cubed 2 15 oz. cans vegetable broth ½ c water 3 T butter 3 T all-purpose flour 1 ½ c milk ½ c shredded cheddar cheese ½ T...

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Slow Roasted Tomatillos and Tomatoes

Inspired by Martha Stewart Make 4 side dish servings Ingredients: ¾ lb tomatillos, husks removed, washed and halved ¾ lb plum tomatoes, halved 2 T olive oil 2 tsp ground coriander Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place the tomatillos...

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Roasted Fennel with Parmesan

Inspired by foodnetwork.com Makes 4 (side dish) servings Ingredients 4 T olive oil 4 fennel bulbs, cut into 1/4" slices, reserve fronds 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly oil the bottom of a baking...

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Garlic Roasted Radishes

Inspired by TheRealFoodRDs.com Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 lb radishes, halved with ends trimmed 1T melted butter Salt and pepper to taste 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp fresh parsley, finely chopped Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. In a bowl, combine the...

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Sautéed Swiss Chard

Inspired by epicurious.com Makes 8 (side dish) servings This is a great recipe - we learn how to use both the chard stems and ribs, which might otherwise be throw out. Ingredients 2 large bunches of Swiss chard 2 T olive oil 2 T butter 2 onions, thinly sliced 2 garlic...

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Rice Stuffed Tomatoes

Inspired by Smitten Kitchen Ingredients: 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil Coarse or Kosher salt 6 medium-to-large tomatoes Red pepper flakes, to taste 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, minced ½ cup Arborio or other short-grained, starchy rice Few tablespoons...

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