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Fried Eggs and Ham

Technically this is fried eggs and mortadella, but that just doesn’t have the same ring. To recreate this sandwich at home: Fry up a few slices of baloney, ham or mortadella, (about 30 seconds over medium heat should do it), … 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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Grilled Halibut with Pepper Harissa sauce

This is a fantastic spicy sauce that takes advantage of grilled peppers. It is a perfect match for fresh Halibut steaks that Katherine’s coworker brought back from Seattle. Have we mentioned we love this coworker? The sauce would also work … Continue reading

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Salmon Poached in Tomato Broth

This recipe is a great way to take advantage of fresh tomatoes and was inspired by this recipe at In Sock Monkey Slippers. A really good piece of salmon is key as well. Serve this with polenta or creamy grits. … Continue reading

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Chicken and Peaches

This is a great weekday meal that uses peaches that are slightly unripe. The firmer the better. Chicken Breasts with Peaches and Balsamic 2 chicken breasts deboned and skinned seasoned with salt, and a little cayenne 1 cup finely diced … Continue reading

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Salad Days

We’re having a lazy summer, at least post wise. We’ve been revisiting a number of our favorite recipes to use up garden produce and we’ve been eating a lot of salads. Lots and lots of salads. Having some nice cold … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Grapes

Fresh grapes are the key to this simple dish. Pork Chops with Grapes 4 pork chops 1″ thick 2 cups small grapes 2 tbsp garlic minced 1 cayenne pepper diced fine 6-8 leaves basil cut into thin ribbons 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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