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Warm Potato Salad with Lemon and Dill

From Gourmet, June 2003 yield: Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 2 pounds small yellow-fleshed potatoes such as Yukon Gold 1 small red onion, finely chopped (1/3 cup) 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sour cream … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with Asparagus and Lemon

This lovely spring pasta features tender young asparagus spears (thought to be an aphrodisiac!) and a light lemony sauce on a bed of fettuccine. Ingredients 1 pound Italian fettuccine 3 T extra virgin olive oil 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 … Continue reading

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Baba Ghannouj

Ingredients: 1 eggplant 2 cloves garlic 2 ounces fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons tahini 1/2 bunch parsley, leaves only Salt and pepper Pierce some holes in the skin of the eggplant (to avoid explosion) and grill over medium-high heat turning … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower with Meyer Lemon Mayonnaise

I imagine this is good the way the recipe reads, but we have always done it differently. Changes are shown in parentheses. 1/2 c. Mayonnaise zest and juice of 1 Meyer lemon 1 head of cauliflower (or broccoli) Sea Salt … Continue reading

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Hummus

2 cups drained well-cooked or canned chickpeas, liquid reserved 1/2 cup tahini (sesame paste), optional, with some of its oil 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus oil for drizzling 2 cloves garlic, peeled, or to taste Salt and freshly ground … Continue reading

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grandma burke’s cornbread

This is real cornbread, Kentucky style – not that stuff that tastes more like cake that you get at restaurants.

From ‘Weasel Cooks 2007′ by Jenifer Burke – a collection of favorite family recipes. Continue reading

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grandma renz’s 5 bean salad

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cauliflower with cheese sauce

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Springy Mushroom Risotto With Asparagus tips

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 45 min
Makes: 4 Servings

risotto. you’ve heard about it, you’ve seen it fixed lord knows how many times on food network, you’ve caught glimpses of it on the wonder that is tastespotting and if you’re anything like me- you have never actually had it. well, you were like the old me because guess what? i have finally had risotto. yesterday. for dinner. let me clue you in to something: you need to fix this. doesn’t have to be my recipe.it can be any recipe. have one that you’ve been itching to try but have just left it on the backburner? pull it out and fix it. i promise you won’t be disappointed. this stuff is oh-so- good. you’ve got the creaminess of the rice, meatiness with the added mushrooms, sweetness from the onions and a touch of savory goodness from the stock in which it’s cooked in. the asparagus just adds a touch of contrast by giving it some bite. mmm. definitely a repeat dish.

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Navy Bean & Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Ingredients 1 15oz can navy beans, drained 1 1/2 cup roasted red peppers, drained (reserve 1/4 cup liquid) 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, chopped 1/4 cup scallion greens, chopped 1/4 tsp salt (or to taste) 1 tsp dried … Continue reading

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