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Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash

Use smaller acorn squash to turn this into a first course. The amount of feta is a suggestion, more is always allowed. Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash 1 1/2 lbs acorn squash sliced in half seeds and pulp scooped out 1 … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Farro Risotto

There are a number of smaller pumpkin varieties in the pacific northwest, the type pictured is roughly 3-5 lbs and about the size of a cannon ball. Any type of pumpkin will work for this, just harvest enough flesh for … Continue reading

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Fennel Roasted Rock Fish

This is a fun way to cook a whole fish. Red snapper or trout would work equally well. Have the fishmonger scale and gut the fish for you to save cleanup. Whole Fish and Fennel 1 1/2-2 lbs whole rock … Continue reading

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Grilled Sea Bass with Corn Salsa

Here is a simple way to grill really fresh sea bass. Grilled Sea Bass with Corn Salsa for spice rub 1 lb sea bass fillet about 1 1/2″ thick at center 1/2 tsp coriander seeds 2 chili de arbols 1/4 … Continue reading

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Salmon Fettuccine with Shiitake Mushrooms

It is nice to get fresh fish again that does not have whiskers. Salmon Fettuccine in a Mushroom Tomato Sauce 1 lb salmon fillet skin on 1/2 lb shiitake mushrooms stems diced caps sliced thick 3 roma or other paste … Continue reading

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Eggplant Balls with Red Pepper Sauce

These are perfect as an appetizer, first course or as tapas. You could also include them in a sporting event party for people who would rather eat good food than watch sporting events. Eggplant “Meat” balls with Red Pepper Sauce … Continue reading

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Pasta Alla Norma

This is a quick and simple way to use an eggplant. The sauce is fantastic over fusilli pasta but any long thick noodle will work. The recipe was inspired by the New York Times one here. Pasta All Norma 1 … Continue reading

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