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Mini Cheese Cakes

We were watching Jacques Pepin the other night and he made a mini-cheese cake / souffle that really ...

Summer Salads

The first day of Summer deserves a salad for dinner. It’s a celebratory meal for a celebratory...

Bean and Wheat Berry Salad

It’s just a couple of days before the official start of summer, but the weather is already scr...

Polenta con Ragù di Carni Bianche

That sounds so much more impressive than polenta with a white meat sauce, doesn’t it?!? But th...

Tourte Milanese

We were watching an old episode of Baking with Julia the other night and chef Michel Richard came on...

Cherry Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by Cooking Light Magazine. I had dropped my subscription to...

Tapenade-Stuffed Chicken

I have been watching Jacques Pepin on TV since his very first show. I love his food, his style, and ...

Sunday Scones

Sunday scones are becoming a bit of a tradition around here… They’re quick and easy to m...

Golden Beets

Just on the other side of the sweet potatoes are roasted golden beets. They are the beets I used to ...

Broccoli Cheesecake

I love my emails from La Cucina Italiana. In fact, they may be just about the only non-family-and-fr...

Flourless Flours

One of the many things I love about my job is we encourage – and are encouraged – to try...

Involtini di Sogliola al Limone

I have learned so much from watching cooking shows on PBS. Back in a former lifetime where I worked ...

Corn Cakes

Cooking Light arrived the other day with a recipe for Corn Cakes with Bacon and Turmeric Yogurt. It ...

Zatarain’s

I grew up with Rice-A-Roni. Never-ever bought Zatarain’s rice. And an impulse-buy at the groce...