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Recipe Wednesday: Asian Style Green Beans

Asian Style Green Beans Servings:6 Ingredients: 1 T peanut oil 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed 1 T white sugar 2 T oyster sauce 2 t soy sauce Directions: Heat peanut oil in a wok … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: Warm Rosemary Olives

Warm Rosemary Olives Real Simple Magazine. Servings: 30 Ingredients: 6 cups mixed olives, such as nicoise, Spanish, picholine, and Greek 5 sprigs fresh rosemary 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes Directions: Combine the olives, rosemary, and red pepper flakes in the … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: Pure Almond French Toast

Pure Almond French Toast Servings: 8 slices Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 cup Silk Pure Almond Original or Vanilla 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 8 thick slices day-old whole wheat bread 1/4 cup sliced toasted … Continue reading

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Countdown to 2012: Day 28. Recipe Wednesday: Tortilla Soup

Servings: 3 Ingredients: 1 medium onion 2 cloves garlic 1 tsp. ground coriander 1 tsp. cumin seeds 6 c. low-sodium chicken broth 2 med. flour tortillas 1/2 c. shredded cheddar cheese oil for sautéing Directions: Chop the onion and garlic.  … Continue reading

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Countdown to 2012, Day 21. Recipe Wednesday: Chocolate Crinkles

Over on my recipe request poll, Mija asked me to share my favorite cookie recipe.  My family makes these cookies every Christmas, and the holiday wouldn’t be the same without them.  I’m lucky they’re only around at Christmastime, or I’d … Continue reading

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Countdown to 2012: Day 17. Recipe request

Once a week I share a recipe as part of the Recipe Wednesday feature on this blog. Often I share new recipes I’ve tried for the first time, sometimes I’ll put up an old favorite. Now I’d like to give … Continue reading

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Countdown to 2012: Day 14. Recipe Wednesday: Baked Spaghetti

Servings: 12 Ingredients: 1/2 c. green pepper, chopped 14 oz. canned tomatoes 1/2 c. fresh mushrooms, sliced 2 oz. black olives, chopped 2 tsp dried oregano 12 oz. cooked spaghetti 10 oz. canned cream of mushroom soup 1/4 c. water … Continue reading

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Countdown to 2012, Day 7. Recipe Wednesday: Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce   Makes: About a quart. Ingredients:  7-8 apples.  A variety including Macintosh, Granny Smith, and your other favorites is best. Cinnamon, to taste.     Directions: Peel and core the apples, then cut into approximately 1″ pieces. Add … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: Winter Squash in Mirin

Winter Squash in Mirin The Best Recipes in the World by Mark Bittman. Servings:4 Ingredients: 1 lb yam or sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1″ chunks.  You can substitute butternut or winter squash or carrots, I used acorn squash. … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: Egg-in-a-Hole Grilled Cheese

Egg-in-a-Hole Grilled Cheese A Cozy Kitchen Servings: 1 sandwich Ingredients: 2 slices bread of choice 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, divided 2 large eggs 1/3 cup shredded Cheddar cheese Salt Pepper 3 slices prosciutto Directions: Using a biscuit or cookie cutter, … Continue reading

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