grilled marinated broccoli spears

The warm weather is here to stay for awhile and we’ve been grilling just about everything. How about trying something new with your next grilled meal? These Grilled Marinated Broccoli Spears are flavored with a mixture of soy sauce, Worcestershire, honey and ketchup. And they are delicious.

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waffled hash browns with rosemary

We’ve all been there. Standing at the stove, gently nudging those grated potatoes. Continuously. Making sure they brown on all sides. Not so much fun. Here’s the solution. Who knew it could be so easy? Make your next batch with a waffle iron.

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15 awesome grilled goodness recipes

For most folks, grilling season happens when the weather is warm and thoughts of barbecues come to mind. That’s not the way it works at my house. Regardless of the weather conditions, our grill is ready to be fired up year round. We’ve even been known to shovel a path through the snow to get

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potato gratin with haricots verts & ham

Having the gang over for dinner? Here’s the perfect dish to go along side of your favorite roast or grilled meats. It’s actually hearty enough to be served by itself. Really. This Potato Gratin with Haricots Verts & Ham has it all.

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chicken with orzo, fennel & leeks

Looking for a one pan meal? Search no more. This Chicken with Orzo, Fennel & Leeks has your name all over it. Full of flavor and texture. Add a green salad and you have dinner in less than an hour. 

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gluten-free (or not) rosemary parmesan shortbread crackers

When you hear shortbread, you think cookies. Right? Not what we have here. These delicate savory shortbread crackers are anything but sweet. They are packed full of buttery goodness with definite hints of parmesan and rosemary. And how awesome is it that they are totally amazing whether they are gluten-free or not?

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ina garten’s deep dish apple pie

What we have here is good old-fashioned apple pie. Not your average apple pie. This one isn’t loaded with the flavor of cinnamon. Of course, there’s a bit of cinnamon in the mix along with nutmeg and allspice. The difference here is the surprising hint of citrus. Yes, citrus! It is refreshing and so well-paired

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chicken escarole soup with egg & pasta

Stracciatella alla romana is the egg drop soup of Italian cooking. It typically starts with a rich chicken broth, into which a beaten mixture of whole eggs and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano is streamed in to form tiny, light, and flavorful clouds. The texture and flavor of that soup is wonderful. So wonderful that it inspired me

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gluten-free (or-not) authentic eggplant parmesan

Parmigiana di Melanzane. A truly classic Italian dish that seems to have originated in Naples in the early 1800’s. This version is authentic but not typical. After all, this one is gluten-free. And still totally delicious. That’s not to say it must be gluten-free …a quick switch of flour will give you the freedom to choose.

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