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Simple Side Dish: 3 Minute Asparagus

Asparagus brings certain elegance to the table like no other vegetable. Its long stems and flower-looking tips almost resemble an edible bouquet of greens. It is a wonderful side dish that compliments meat, fish, poultry or pork. It can be … Continue reading

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Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Mozzarella Tomato & Basil

Eggplants (also known as aubergines) are wonderful whether grilled, baked, fried, or sautéed and can be served diced, sliced, puréed, or halved. I simply adore eggplants. Their earthy almost naturally smoky flavor compliments beef, lamb, and chicken; yet also make … Continue reading

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Minestrone

Minestrone is an Italian soup which usually consists of seasonal vegetables and sometimes the addition of pasta, rice, and/or beef. This is one of my favorite soups. It’s hearty, healthy and the best comfort food on a cold night. It’s … Continue reading

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