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Steamed Turkey Dumplings

These are fun to make and taste great. Perfect as a first course, or multi course Asian feast. Green onion and garlic can be used if there are no garlic scapes around. There will probably be some filling left over … Continue reading

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Warm Pear Salad

We concocted this on a day so cold, we even wanted our salad to warm us up. Warm Pear Salad 1 bosc pear, thinly sliced and cored (Peeled or unpeeled) 2 tbsp butter 1 tbsp fig jam 4 oz blue … Continue reading

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Mushrooms Stuffed with Mascarpone

These are very simple and quick. Mushrooms Stuffed with Mascarpone 24 stuffing mushrooms 1/2 cup diced green onion 3/4 cup bread crumbs 3 cloves garlic minced 5 oz mascarpone 3-4 slices ham chopped into small dice 2 tbsp olive oil … Continue reading

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Scallops Over Asparagus

This is a very simple first course or light lunch that takes advantage of fresh grapefruit and asparagus. And scallops and pancetta. Scallops with Asparagus 12 scallops 1 bunch asparagus 3 slices pancetta cut into thin strips 1-2 large ruby … Continue reading

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Portobello Caps with Kale and Poached Eggs

This meal was so simple, but so tasty. It’s a great light supper or rich breakfast. Portobello Mushrooms with Kale and Poached Eggs 2 portobello mushrooms half a bunch of kale,torn loosely 1 clove garlic, 1 tbsp olive oil 1/4 … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup with Turkey Croquettes

This is a fairly simple soup to make but the recipe does require leftover turkey and fresh butternut squash. The recipe is adapted from Cooking Light Soup. Cream of Butternut Soup with Turkey Croquettes For soup 3 lbs butternut squash … Continue reading

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Carrot and Red Bell Pepper Soup

The secret to this soup is the toasted bread rubbed with garlic. Dip it or pour the soup over it at the bottom of the bowl. The other secret is really fresh carrots and bell pepper. Carrot and Roasted Red … Continue reading

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