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Sunday Suppers: Strawberries and Bubbly

We hope you all have a fantastic Valentine’s Day. Here’s a meal that’s rich, but not too heavy. Add a salad or an appetizer if you wish, but save room for dessert and more bubbly. Gingered Prosecco Duck Wellington On … Continue reading

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Steak Frites

By Katherine Greg’s birthday always features two stars: steak and potatoes. After celebrating 16 of his birthdays — clearly we met in kindergarten — coming up with new ways to make steak and potato dishes can be a challenge. (Sometimes … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Italian Night (Again!)

We never tire of pasta or all things Italian. Save room for Espresso. Fettucine with Veal Meatballs, Peas and Mushrooms Salad with Baked Goat Cheese Chocolate Zabaglione

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Sunday Suppers: One Dish Wonders

Who doesn’t love a hearty pasta when the temperature drops? That’s rhetorical. If you answered no, you’ve come to the wrong place. Baked Penne with Eggplant and Capers Vegetarian Lasagna Baked Rigatoni with Ricotta, Peas and Prosciutto And the mother … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Easter’s Coming

We’ll have a budget-friendly Easter meal next week. This week, we’re going fancy pants. Roasted Lamb with Fennel Lemon Asparagus Duchess Potatoes Challah Lemon Bars

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Sunday Suppers: A Valentine’s Day to Remember

This meal should make him and her very happy. The appetizer and main course are on the heavier side, but the dessert is lighter. Don’t forget the bubbly. Smoked Salmon Roulade Peppercorn-Crusted Steaks Twice-Cooked Potatoes Balsamic Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Chocolate Champagne … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Rosemary and Pomegranate Gin and Tonics

We love the holidays and enjoyed celebrating 12 Days of Christmas so much last year that we’ve decided to do it again this year, starting….. Now! Most of the recipes will focus on the season’s staples — booze and sugar. … Continue reading

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