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Oven Roasted Chanterelle Mushrooms

This is a very simple recipe that requires really high-quality whole fresh mushrooms. Roast Mushrooms 1 lb chanterelle mushrooms washed and patted dry 6 cloves garlic sliced thin 2 tbsp chopped fresh thyme Olive oil Salt/pepper In a large baking … Continue reading

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Light Pasta Salad

This is another simple meal that does not require a completely working kitchen to accomplish. Pasta Salad with Mushrooms and Olives 1 lb small shaped pasta 1/2 onion diced fine 10-12 assorted olives pitted and chopped roughly 8 mushrooms sliced … Continue reading

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Simple Stuffed Apples

This is a really easy dessert that comes together fast and can be prepared way ahead of time. Other ingredients like oats and dried fruit are great additions as well. The ratio below is for one apple. Increase as needed. … Continue reading

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Turkey Tacos

Tacos are the perfect food. That’s all. Turkey Tacos 1/2 large onion quartered 3 jalapenos 2 large dried Ancho peppers 1 cup boiling water 1 14 oz can tomatoes juice from one lime 4 cups turkey chopped into small dice … Continue reading

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A New Potato Salad

This is a great potato salad that works as a side or main course. Do not omit the anchovy. Sausage Potato Salad 2 lbs potatoes cut into large chunks 2 Italian sausages cut into thick slices 1/2 cup red onion … Continue reading

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Roast Pork with Apples

Apples are starting to come back into season and this is a great way to cook a pork tenderloin for a large group. The fat really makes the carrots and apples taste wonderful. Roast Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Carrots … Continue reading

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Drinking Your Bread

This is a great way to use up some leftover party beer that maybe you do not like that much. Any beer will work including light, but the heavier and darker the beer the heavier the flavor will be in … Continue reading

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Wrapped in a Meat Blanket

Sometimes a meal just requires prosciutto. This works well as an appetizer or side dish Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus 1 bunch asparagus 1/4 lb thinly sliced prosciutto 1/2 lemon Grated Romano Olive oil Salt/pepper Spread asparagus out in one layer on … Continue reading

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Chicken with Green Tomato, Apple and Brie

Into every garden a green tomato must fall… Chicken with Green Tomato, Apple and Brie 2 chicken breasts, deboned, skinned, pounded out to about a 1/4 inch Roughly 2 ounces brie, thinly sliced Roughly 1/4 apple, sliced thinly Roughly 1/2 … Continue reading

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Turnip the AC

We thought we were done with soup, but a cold front — it’s only in the 80s — swept through. We went light on the seasoning and salt because smoked turkey has an intense flavor. Smoked Turkey and Turnip Soup … Continue reading

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