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Sunday Suppers: Winter Whites

We’ve been spared the snow that’s blanketed much of the country, but early this week a layer of ice made our landscape more than a little frosty. Instead of making us feel a little blue, we’re craving food that warms … Continue reading

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Lentils and Arobrio Rice

This recipe is adapted from Lidia Bastianich’s Lidia Cooks From the Heart of Italy. If a more soupy consistency is desired up the stock to 11 cups. Chop the vegetables very very small for the best flavor. Lentils and Rice … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Anything But Turkey

Chances are your refrigerator is still stuffed to the gills with all things turkey. But we can still dream of a time when tryptophans aren’t on the menu. Perfhaps sometime next week. Here are some suggestions for your firs post-turkey … Continue reading

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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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Garbanzo Soup

The slow-cooked beans really bring a fantastic flavor to this simple soup adapted from The Silver Spoon. Creamed Garbanzo Bean Soup 1 cup dried garbanzos soaked in cold water overnight then drained 1 onion, sliced thin 3 cups chicken stock … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Fall Soups

It’s cool enough to survive without air conditioning, but our weather isn’t quite fall-like yet. Still we’re ready for crisp autumn days to arrive, perhaps they’ll be here by December. Here are some of our favorite soups to herald fall. … Continue reading

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Stewed Mayocoba Beans

Mayocoba, or Peruvian beans, are similar to pinto beans in texture and meatiness and taste like a mix between a kidney bean and a lima bean. They are an excellent addition to chili, stew or soup and are fairly inexpensive. … Continue reading

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