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Red Wine Risotto

Once again: Risotto is a really easy quick dinner that everyone thinks is fancy and hard. It is also a dish that is always better at home than from a restaurant. For this one, we went a little off left … Continue reading

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White Bean Dip with Roasted Garlic

This is a very easy dip to make and the end result is extremely creamy with superior flavor. Use anything from veggies to tortilla chips as the dipping vessels. Any type and mixture of white bean will work but cannellini … Continue reading

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Stuffed Peppers with Ricotta and Italian Sausage

Here is a great way to use up some leftover ricotta for a quick weekday meal. Remember to pick peppers that have flat bottoms so they do not tip over while baking. Sausage and Ricotta Stuffed Peppers 3-4 large red … Continue reading

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Brown rice risotto with black trumpet mushrooms

By Katherine When Greg talks about how easy it is to make risotto, I nod wholeheartedly in agreement gulping wine and watching him stir. I do love to watch him stir. Wait where was I? Oh yes, the simplicity of … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala

This is a really quick dish to make so have everything else ready to serve before cooking it. We were sent a box of goodies from Marx Foods and I have been dying to try out some of the exotic … Continue reading

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Linguine and Clams

This works well as a first course for a large dinner or as a main course in the middle of the week. Buy the clams and mussels fresh the day you plan to make this and keep them in a … Continue reading

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Stuffed shrimp

By Katherine This is one of Greg’s family recipes and is a first course on Christmas Eve. So why am I writing it? Well it was up to me to put it together before he got home and some friends … Continue reading

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Shrimp Risotto

As I said before, risotto is such an easy dish to make and it seems so fancy. This particular one does need a few special ingredients. The shrimp must be high quality and no smaller than 22-28 count per pound. … Continue reading

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Winter bruschetta

We still had a few ripe, red tomatoes to use up from our friend’s late harvest in early December. No, that wasn’t a typo, we live pretty far south. The fruit wasn’t as sweet as what you’d pull off the … Continue reading

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Timpano

Many foodies knows this dish as the set piece in a movie from a few years back. Here it is broken down into steps. Although the filling can be changed to anything, for this timpano you will need two sausages, … Continue reading

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