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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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Red Lentil Dahl

Lentils are the perfect solution for when someone forgets to put anything out for dinner in the morning before work. They cook fast, require no pre-soaking and are very versatile. This dish is a perfect accompaniment to go with any … Continue reading

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Grilled Corn Stew

At first this seemed more like a chowder, but since all chowders must have fish in them I called it a stew. It is really a thick soup. Really fresh corn and tomatoes make this dish. For how to grill … Continue reading

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French Lentil Salad with Mint

This is a great side or main course. It can be served over a bed of greens, rice or pasta. Or serve it by itself with bread to dip in or in a group of dips for a tapas night. … Continue reading

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White Bean Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Eggplant

This is a great side dish with roasted meat. Or serve it over a bed of shredded greens as a main vegetarian course. Make it a day ahead for the flavors to really meld together. Any type of medium sized … Continue reading

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Black Bean Sauce

To be honest I came up with this to be a snack. Then salmon went on sale and I, of course, bought too much. So we had some friends over for dinner to help eat it. Suddenly I needed a … Continue reading

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Ham bone Soup

This soup is a great way to use up the ham bone from a holiday meal. Any combination of white beans will work as long as they have around the same cooking time. Extra chopped ham can be added if … Continue reading

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