Category: Entrées

Easy Braised Pork Chops

 “I always use my ‘Holy Trinity’ which is salt, olive oil and bacon. My motto is, ‘bacon always makes it better.’ I try to use bacon and pork products whenever I can.” ~ Anne Burrell  Pork Chops Braised in a … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato and Applewood Bacon Quiche

 “As soon as you perceive that a quiche is only a custard plus a flavoring, you can make one out of anything you want.” ~ Julia Child Quiche with Roasted Tomatoes and Applewood Bacon   When I was first married, … Continue reading

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Mustard, Sage and Maple-Glazed Pork Roast with Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage

“In the summer you want fresh, light and sort of quick things; in winter you want things that are comforting, so your body really tells you you want to go towards potatoes, apples, fennel, things that are warm and comforting. … Continue reading

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Bluefish with Piperade

 ”Fish, to taste right, must swim three times -in water, in butter, and in wine.” ~ Polish proverb  Bluefish with a tomato and pepper sauté We have all heard about the health and nutritional benefits of fish; but do you know … Continue reading

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Wild Salmon Salad with Green Beans and Sauce Verte

 ”In the hands of an able cook, fish can become an inexhaustible source of perpetual delight.”  ~ Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin  A Heart Healthy Salmon Salad Recipe with Vegetables A few weeks ago, I helped a friend plan the menu for her daughter’s … Continue reading

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Sautéed Halibut with Ginger Carrot Puree

  The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution. ~    Paul Cezanne   A healthy, fresh sautéed halibut recipe The health benefits of fish are discussed with great frequency today.  Since I have … Continue reading

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Italian Bread Salad with Grilled Chicken

 “Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.” ~ James Beard (1903-1985) Panzanella salad with Grilled Chicken Bread salad, also known as panzanella, dates from the 16th century … Continue reading

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Corn Chowder with Herbs and Cheddar Cheese

 “Gardens, scholars say, are the first sign of commitment to a community. When people plant corn they are saying, let’s stay here. And by their connection to the land, they are connected to one another.”~ Anne Raver  Herbed Corn Chowder … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Burger with Ground Chuck, Roasted Tomatoes, Parmesan Sauce and Balsamic Drizzle

“Burgers are iconic. They symbolize what amounts to a mantra: informality, hearty appetite, good times and the inclusion of all.” ~Rachael Ray  A delicious Mediterranean burger with rich, flavorful toppings Hamburgers, for me, are truly a sign of summer.  I only like … Continue reading

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Fish with Brown Butter Sauce

 ”In the hands of an able cook, fish can become an inexhaustible source of perpetual delight.” ~ Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826) Fish, those sea creatures that are cold blooded, have scales and gills.  They have been around for millions of years. … Continue reading

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