Category Archives: Dinner

Beef and Bell Pepper Rice Noodles

To cook rice noodles just pour boiling water over them in a large bowl and let soak until soft. Drain and toss with whatever spices, sauces and ingredients. Beef and Bell Pepper Rice Noodles 1 lb rice noodles cooked 1/2 … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Now in Autumn Colors

We love summer food because it’s so colorful. But the hues of fall aren’t too shabby either. Sweet Potato and Fennel Soup Brown Rice Risotto with Black Trumpet Mushrooms Poached Pears in a Chocolate and Wine Sauce

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Squash Stuffed with Mung Beans

Because I haven’t come up with enough ways to stuff vegetables. And squash is in season. Squash Stuffed with Mung Beans 1 large acorn squash seeded and scrapped 1 cup dried mung beans 2 cups vegetable or beef stock 2 … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Pumpkin Recipes

Fall weather arrives later in these parts, but our kitchen at least can smell like autumn. Here are some of our favorite ways, sweet and savory, to enjoy pumpkin. Pumpkin Gnocchi Pumpkin Biscotti Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Pumpkin Cheesecake with Maple … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Amatriciana

This is a simple pasta that is perfect as a first course or light dinner. Fresh tomatoes can be used instead canned if available, just make sure to skin them first. Spaghetti Amatriciana 1 lb spaghetti 1/2 cup diced pancetta … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Save Room For Dessert

It’s finally feeling like fall here, at least this week. We’ll fire up the oven before the temperature spikes again. Since this meal is so healthy looking we couldn’t resist adding dessert. Baked Butternut Squash Stuffed Pork Loin Chocolate Souffle

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Cranberry Bean Soup with Turnip Greens

This is a really hearty bean soup perfect for a cold winter day. Cranberry Bean and Turnip Green Soup 1 lb cranberry beans washed and soaked in cold water overnight 1 ham hock 2 cups chopped mushrooms 2 celery ribs … Continue reading

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