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Green Beans with Caramelized Pecans

By Cat, Nov 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I just got some pecans from a Texas friend, so decided to try this recipe to accompany my Thanksgiving Game Hen. Pecans are just about my favorite nuts, and I love … Continue reading

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Five-Spice Glazed Roast Salmon with Sesame Green Beans

By Cat, Jan, 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Salmon is my all-time favorite fish. We used to have wild land-locked Kokanee salmon in our beautiful Flathead Lake, so I grew up eating and loving them. Sadly, they are gone from … Continue reading

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Potato, Cucumber and Dill Salad

By Cat, July 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Salads Menu; 2. Vinaigrette Dressings Menu; I’ve never been fond of traditional American Potato Salad; you know, the kind with hard boiled eggs and creamy mayonnaise dressing.  I think its because … Continue reading

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Salade Nicoise

By Cat, July 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Not your Mother’s Picnic Potato Salad I’ve never been fond of traditional American Potato Salad; you know, the kind with hard boiled eggs and creamy mayonnaise dressing.  I think its because … Continue reading

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Linguine in Fresh Tomato Sauce with Garlic-Basil Toast

By Cat,  July 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pasta Menu; 2. Pasta (About); 3, Mediterranean Menu; 4. Focaccia In the heat of summer, I don’t like to make dinners that require a lot of cooking, as … Continue reading

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Cannellini & Garbanzo Minestrone Soup, with Basil & Dark Greens

By Cat, May 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Soups & Stocks Menu; 2. Minestrone Soup; 3. Pasta e Fagioli (Soup); 4. Beans, Peas (Dried): Basic, Cooked; 5. Kidney Beans, Red or White (Cannellini), Cooked; 6. Soaking, Sprouting, Beans & Other Legumes Includes: … Continue reading

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Vegetable Soup with Roast Turkey Stock

By Cat, Nov 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also Soups & Stocks Menu This recipe features a rich bone broth, in this case from a turkey carcass. The bones and bone marrow provide many nutrients to the broth including … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup, from Scratch

By Cat, Nov 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I grew up with Campbell’s canned soups for lunch, and chicken noodle was my favorite. (Dad sometimes made soup from scratch for dinner, but that was not very frequent). When I … Continue reading

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Pan Roasted Chicken Thighs, with Late-Summer Vegetables, and Pan Sauce

By Cat,  Oct 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1.Poultry & Fowl Menu; 2. Brining Chicken; Pan roasting was a new experience for me; but after trying Pan-Roasted Chicken Breasts, with Herb & Wine Sauce, originally from Cook’s Magazine, I was hooked. It’s quick and easy, … Continue reading

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Braised Italian Chicken or Game Hens, with Green Beans, Tomatoes & Olives

By Cat, Oct 2010 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Braising meats is one of the most healthful ways to prepare them, as they cook in a moist, warm environment. If you use bone-in meat, you also get the benefit of the minerals … Continue reading

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