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    Bruschetta – Shrimp, Tarragon & Arugula

    I have made this dish as a bruschetta topping and also served the sauce on pasta. Equally both are fantastic. Key:  Must use fresh tarragon! Did you know that in Italy, arugula…

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    Lentil Soup

    Lentil Soup For the Lentils: 2 cups dried lentils, rinsed (1lb. bag) 6 cups water 1 quart chicken broth 1 smoked ham shank, cut into pieces or several slices of pancetta or…

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    Blackened Rub for Chicken or Fish

    Blackened Rub for Chicken or Fish This is a great rub recipe that you put directly on chicken or fish and then grill or bake. I make extra batches of this and keep in…

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    Meatloaf

    Meatloaf This is one of our family favorites! It is not your typical meatloaf. Even the kids like it!   Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs. ground beef or turkey (or combo) 1 cup…

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    Gnocchi and Sausage

    Gnocchi and Sausage This recipe is very easy and so very good. I personally don’t make gnocchi by hand as it is readily available in the grocery store and generally pretty good for “ready-made”…

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    Pesto It’s Not Just For Pasta

    Pesto is not just for Pasta Pesto is so universal and can be used on so many things. It is fantastic as a spread on sandwiches – not just on pasta! 1/4 cup…