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                                                                  That's right, one of American food's indigenous ingredients has now been infused in vodka. Tomato vodka sauces are very popular in Italian-American restaurants, and while this recipe can be done with regular vodka, a tomato-infused vodka will give the sauce an extra layer of flavor. Makes 4 Portions of Penne with Vodka Sauce

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1 lb penne pasta
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tomato
                                                                  • Yes No 1 medium onion
                                                                  • Yes No hot red pepper, to taste
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup tomato vodka
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 cup tomatoes in can
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 cup grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese
                                                                  • Yes No salt
                                                                  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add tomato, onion and crushed pepper and simmer for about 3 minutes. Stir in vodka and bring to a lively simmer for about 5 minutes. Add tomato puree and heavy cream, and simmer, stirring occasionally for about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to very low, and stir in the cheese, parsley, salt, and pepper. Keep sauce warm over very low heat until pasta is ready. Boil pasta in salted water according to directions. Drain and toss with warm sauce. Serve immediately.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNoamerican
                                                                  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
                                                                  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 25 minutes
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                                                                  Cooking a fish whole keeps the flesh especially moist and flavorful—not to mention the drama an entire fish provides at serving time. Best of all, it couldn't be easier.

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                                                                  • Yes No 1 3 1/2 lb red snapper
                                                                  • Yes No 8 tbsp olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 2 clove garlic
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp lemon juice
                                                                  • Yes No 2 big sprig rosemary
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp wine vinegar
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp dijon mustard
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp black pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
                                                                  • Heat the oven to 450°. Rinse the fish and dry the surface and the cavity thoroughly with paper towels. Put the fish on a baking sheet and cut shallow incisions about 1 inch apart in each side. Rub the fish all over with 1 tablespoon of the oil. Sprinkle both sides with the garlic, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, and the 2 teaspoons lemon juice. Put the rosemary, if using, in the fish cavity. Roast the fish until just done, about 25 minutes.
                                                                  • Meanwhile, in a small glass or stainless-steel bowl, whisk together the 1 tablespoon lemon juice, the wine vinegar, the mustard, the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, and the pepper. Add the remaining 7 tablespoons oil slowly, whisking. Whisk in the parsley.
                                                                  • Serve the fish on a platter. Run a knife between the flesh and the bones and lift off the fillet with the skin attached. Turn the fish over and repeat. Pass the parsley vinaigrette.
                                                                  Yields: 4
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                                                                  Because of the contrast between the tart cranberries and sugary coating, the flavor of this snack pops in your mouth. The berries are steeped in hot sugar syrup to tame their tangy bite. When entertaining, serve these in place of nuts. For gift-giving, package in parchment-lined tins. Present with a small bottle of the reserved cranberry cooking syrup for the recipient to use as a cocktail mixer. If you can't find superfine sugar, make your own by processing granulated sugar in a food processor for a minute.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup water
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup cranberry
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 cup caster sugar
                                                                  • Combine granulated sugar and water in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring mixture until sugar dissolves. Bring to a simmer; remove from heat. (Do not boil or the cranberries may pop when added.) Stir in cranberries; pour mixture into a bowl. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
                                                                  • Drain cranberries in a colander over a bowl, reserving steeping liquid, if desired. Place superfine sugar in a shallow dish. Add the cranberries, rolling to coat with sugar. Spread sugared cranberries in a single layer on a baking sheet; let stand at room temperature 1 hour or until dry.
                                                                  • Note: The steeping liquid clings to the berries and helps the sugar adhere. Store in an airtight container in a cool place for up to a week.
                                                                  Yields: 9servings (serving size: about 1/3 cup)
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                                                                  These delicious pizza pocket snacks are easy to make with a can of refrigerated biscuits and some pizza ingredients. I used pepperoni and black olives, but other toppings could just as easily be used.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1 refrigerated grands biscuits
                                                                  • Yes No 1 12 to 16 oz pizza sauce
                                                                  • Yes No a cup shredded pizza
                                                                  • Yes No 4 thin slice pepperoni
                                                                  • Yes No black olive
                                                                  • Yes No olive oil and parmesan cheese
                                                                  • Heat the oven to 350°. On a lightly floured surface, roll each biscuit out to about 6 inches in diameter. Spread about 1 tablespoon of pizza sauce in the center of each round, then top with pepperoni and a sliced or chopped topping or combination. Top with about 1 tablespoon of shredded pizza cheese or Mozzarella. With a finger, moisten the edge with a little water, fold over, and press all around the edge to seal. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet and prick with a fork or tip of a sharp knife to allow steam to escape. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes, until nicely browned. Meanwhile, warm the remaining pizza sauce. If desired, brush lightly with olive oil as soon as they come out of the oven. Sprinkle with a little Parmesan cheese and serve hot with warmed pizza sauce on the side. Makes 8.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNoitalian
                                                                  Yields: 8
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                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No one 3 lb head of red cabbage
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp lemon juice
                                                                  • Yes No pinch crushed red chili pepper
                                                                  • Yes No salt and pepper
                                                                  • In a medium enameled cast-iron casserole, heat the olive oil. Add the red cabbage and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until sizzling, about 3 minutes. Cover tightly and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until just tender, about 6 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice and crushed red pepper. Season with salt and pepper and serve.
                                                                  Yields: 5
                                                                  • Total Time: 20 minutes
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                                                                  Peppery watercress is tamed by the sweet-tart sauce and the creamy avocado.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup pineapple juice
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup maple syrup
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup spiced rum
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup low-fat yogurt
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp black pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1 small pineapple
                                                                  • Yes No vegetable oil cooking spray
                                                                  • Yes No 6 5 to 6 oz soft shell crabs
                                                                  • Yes No 6 cup baby spinach
                                                                  • Yes No 4 cup watercress
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup thinly sliced red onion
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup diced avocado
                                                                  • Prepare grill.
                                                                  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, and cook until reduced to 1/2 cup (about 20 minutes). Cool. Combine one-fourth pineapple juice mixture, yogurt, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Chill dressing.
                                                                  • Place pineapple on grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill 2 minutes on each side.
                                                                  • Place crab on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 5 minutes; turn and baste frequently with yogurt mixture.
                                                                  • Divide spinach and watercress evenly among 6 plates. Top each serving with 2 pineapple pieces, 1/3 cup onion, 1/3 cup avocado, and 1 crab; drizzle each with 2 tablespoons dressing.
                                                                  Yields: 6servings
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                                                                    captain morgan
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                                                                    Captain Morgan

                                                                  Packed with Omega-3’s, protein, and fiber, this date-cocoa-seed bar gets its superpower from good old-fashioned nutrients rather than sugar. The flavors are based on the Chocolate Fudge UltraMeal Rice Bar by Metagenics, but we think it looks and tastes heaps better. Plus, it doesn’t cost $2.50 a pop. Highway robbery never tastes very good. Superpowers are delicious. What to buy: Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein, and antioxidants, chia seeds can be found online or at many health food and grocery stores. Crispy brown rice cereal, wheat germ, brown rice syrup, and flax seed meal can also be found at most health food and grocery stores. Be sure to use Medjool dates: They have enough sugar and moisture to keep the bars from drying out. Nutritional information: Serving Size 1 Bar (1.8 oz/53g), Calories 205, Total Fat 10.7g, Saturated Fat 1.4g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0.8mg, Sodium 155.9mg, Total Carb 18.9g, Fiber 5.1g, Sugars 5.4g, Protein 5.1g. (Nutritional information was calculated via SparkRecipes’ Recipe Calculator.) This recipe was featured as part of our Superpower Energy Bars for School Days and Work Days project.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 cup crispy brown rice cereal
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup raw sliced almonds
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup raw wheat germ
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp chia seeds
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp flax seed meal
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup dried medjool dates, pitted
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup natural smooth unsalted almond butter
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup brown rice syrup
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder
                                                                  • Heat the oven to 350°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Coat an 8-by-8-inch baking pan with butter; set aside.
                                                                  • Place rice cereal, almonds, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, chia seeds, and flax seed meal on a rimmed baking sheet, toss with your hands to combine, and spread in an even layer. Bake, stirring halfway through, until almonds are fragrant and lightly toasted, about 12 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool slightly, about 5 minutes.
                                                                  • Place cereal mixture in a food processor fitted with a blade attachment and pulse until the mixture is broken up and the largest pieces are about the size of uncooked grains of rice, about 5 (1-second) pulses. Transfer to a medium bowl; set aside.
                                                                  • Place dates in the food processor and process until finely chopped and a ball forms, about 15 seconds; set aside.
                                                                  • Place almond butter, rice syrup, salt, and vanilla in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir until mixture is combined and runs like slow-moving lava, about 1 minute. Remove from heat, immediately add reserved dates and cocoa powder, and, using a wooden spoon, stir, smashing down on the dates, until well combined and no streaks of cocoa remain. Add reserved cereal mixture and stir, pressing as you do, until evenly combined. (This takes some muscle and time, about 5 minutes.) Transfer to the prepared baking pan and, using your hands, spread and firmly press the mixture into the pan. Let cool completely.
                                                                  • Remove the date-seed slab from the pan. Cut it in half to form two rectangles, then cut each rectangle widthwise into 5 bars to form 10 bars total. Wrap each bar in plastic wrap. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 weeks; let frozen bars come to room temperature before eating.
                                                                  Yields: 10bars
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                                                                  • Yes No salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1 head broccoli
                                                                  • Yes No 12 oz wheat penne
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 4 clove garlic
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp crushed red bell pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1 15 oz chickpeas in can
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup lemon juice
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
                                                                  • Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Add broccoli; cook until just tender, 3 minutes. Scoop out broccoli with a slotted spoon; transfer to a bowl. Add pasta and cook until tender, about 10 minutes.
                                                                  • Warm oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and crushed red pepper; sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add chickpeas, reserved broccoli and 1/2 tsp. salt and cook, stirring, until heated through.
                                                                  • Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup of cooking liquid. Return pasta to pot and stir in chickpea and broccoli mixture and lemon juice. Stir in reserved cooking liquid, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until pasta is lightly moistened. Spoon pasta into bowls, sprinkle with Parmesan and serve.
                                                                  Yields: 6
                                                                  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
                                                                  • Cook Time: 16 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 26 minutes
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                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 cup salsa
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup mayonnaise
                                                                  • Yes No 4 10 inch flour tortilla
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/3 cup grated cheddar cheese
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp vegetable oil
                                                                  • Yes No 4 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thigh
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 tsp hot sauce
                                                                  • Yes No salt
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup diced iceberg lettuce
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup chopped tomato
                                                                  • In a bowl, stir together salsa and mayonnaise. Cover and refrigerate dip.
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Arrange tortillas on 2 baking sheets; sprinkle evenly with cheese. Bake for 5 minutes, until cheese has melted.
                                                                  • Meanwhile, warm oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, hot sauce and salt and cook, stirring, until just cooked through, 4 minutes.
                                                                  • Place tortillas on a counter. Top with lettuce, chicken and tomatoes. Roll up, cut in half and serve with dip.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNomexican
                                                                  Yields: 4servings
                                                                  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
                                                                  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 15 minutes
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                                                                  This refreshing yogurt dipping sauce is a perfect counterbalance to savory dishes like SAVEUR kitchen assistant Andy Baraghani's Persian Potato Pancakes.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 3 cup plain yogurt
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup seedless english cucumber
                                                                  • Yes No 2 clove garlic paste
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp mint, dried
                                                                  • Yes No kosher salt
                                                                  • Yes No ½ tsp dried rose petals
                                                                  • Combine yogurt, cucumber, garlic, and ½ tsp. of mint. Season with salt to taste. Garnish with remaining dried mint and crushed rose petals.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNopersian
                                                                  Yields: 4
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                                                                  Serve with white rice tossed with chopped green onions.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup port wine
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup raisin
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tsp honey
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 4 4 oz boneless loin pork chops
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp black pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup fat-free, reduced sodium chicken broth
                                                                  • Combine first 3 ingredients.
                                                                  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from pan.
                                                                  • Add 1/4 teaspoon salt and broth to pan, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Add raisin mixture; cook over high heat until reduced to 1/2 cup (about 6 minutes). Serve over pork.
                                                                  Yields: 4servings (serving size: 1 pork chop and 2 tablespoons sauce)
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                                                                  These hot-from-the-oven desserts are ideal for a holiday celebration and can mostly be made up to two days ahead.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 3 2/5 oz all purpose flour
                                                                  • Yes No 2/3 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
                                                                  • Yes No 5 tsp instant espresso powder
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup unsalted butter
                                                                  • Yes No 2/3 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup egg substitute
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
                                                                  • Yes No 1 2.6 oz dark chocolate
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp powdered sugar
                                                                  • Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Sift together flour, cocoa, espresso powder, baking powder, and salt.
                                                                  • Place butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed 1 minute. Add granulated and brown sugars, beating until well blended (about 5 minutes). Add egg substitute and vanilla, beating until well blended. Fold flour mixture into sugar mixture; fold in chocolate. Divide batter evenly among 10 (4-ounce) ramekins; arrange ramekins on a jelly-roll pan. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours or up to 2 days.
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 350°.
                                                                  • Let ramekins stand at room temperature 10 minutes. Uncover and bake at 350° for 21 minutes or until cakes are puffy and slightly crusty on top. Sprinkle evenly with powdered sugar; serve immediately.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNoamerican
                                                                  Yields: 10servings (serving size: 1 cake)
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                                                                  You can make the sauce for this cake a day ahead and keep it refrigerated. Garnish soufflés with fresh raspberries or mint, if desired.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 2/3 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup orange juice
                                                                  • Yes No 1 12 oz frozen unsweetened raspberries
                                                                  • Yes No vegetable oil cooking spray
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 cup non-fat milk
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup half and half
                                                                  • Yes No 2 oz unsweetened chocolate
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp vanilla extract
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/4 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup butter
                                                                  • Yes No 3 large egg yolk
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup all purpose flour
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
                                                                  • Yes No 5 large egg white
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp powdered sugar
                                                                  • To prepare sauce, combine first 3 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth. Strain through a sieve into a bowl; discard solids. Cover and chill.
                                                                  • To prepare cakes, coat 12 (6-ounce) ramekins with cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with 2 tablespoons granulated sugar. Set aside.
                                                                  • Combine milk and half-and-half in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat (do not boil). Remove from heat; add chocolate, stirring until chocolate melts. Add cocoa and vanilla, stirring with a whisk. Pour into a large bowl; cool completely.
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 325°.
                                                                  • Place 1 cup granulated sugar and butter in a medium bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks. Add cooled chocolate mixture; beat until blended. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Stir into chocolate mixture.
                                                                  • Place cream of tartar and egg whites in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining 1/4 cup granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Gently stir one-fourth egg white mixture into chocolate mixture; gently fold in remaining egg white mixture. Spoon into prepared ramekins.
                                                                  • Place ramekins in 2 (13 x 9-inch) baking pans; add hot water to pans to a depth of 1 inch. Bake at 325° for 33 minutes or until puffy and set. Loosen cakes from sides of ramekins using a narrow metal spatula. Invert the cakes onto 12 dessert plates. Sprinkle evenly with powdered sugar; serve with raspberry sauce.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNofrench
                                                                  Yields: 12servings (serving size: 1 cake and 2 tablespoons sauce)
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                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp vegetable oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup diced onion
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 cup jalapeño jelly
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup chopped bread and butter pickles
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup chopped hot pickled peppadew peppers
                                                                  • Yes No salt
                                                                  • In a saucepan, heat the oil. Add the onion and cook over low heat until softened, about 10 minutes. Add the jalapeño jelly and cider vinegar and bring to a boil. Cook over moderate heat until thickened, about 6 minutes. Let cool, then stir in the pickles and peppadews. Season with salt.
                                                                  Yields: 2cups
                                                                  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 30 minutes
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                                                                  • Yes No 2 celery rib
                                                                  • Yes No 1 granny smith apple
                                                                  • Yes No one 2 inch ginger
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 parsley
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
                                                                  • In an electric juicer, juice the celery with the apple, ginger and parsley. Stir in the lemon juice.
                                                                  Yields: 110-ounce drink
                                                                  • Total Time: 10 minutes
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                                                                  For one whole cleaned and scaled 3-pound red snapper.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No one 3 lb whole red snapper
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp minced ginger
                                                                  • Yes No 2 scallion
                                                                  • Yes No 1 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp asian sesame oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp canola oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup diced parsley
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp salted capers
                                                                  • Yes No 2 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp crushed red bell pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp canola oil
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp minced ginger
                                                                  • Yes No 1 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1 serrano chili pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp chopped thyme
                                                                  • Yes No 1/8 tsp allspice, ground
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp canola oil
                                                                  • Pick your favorite flavor combination (Asian, Mediterranean or Caribbean, at left).
                                                                  • PREPARE THE FISH: Choose one of the flavor combinations and chop all of the ingredients except the oil together with a large pinch of salt. Transfer the paste to a small bowl and stir in the oil. Make 5 parallel 3-inch-long slashes on each side of the snapper, slicing almost through to the bone. Lightly season the fish with salt and fill the slashes with the paste. Rub the fish all over with canola oil.
                                                                  • COOK THE FISH: Light a grill and oil a grill basket that's large enough to hold the fish. Set the fish in the basket and grill over moderate heat, turning once, until the flesh just flakes with a fork, about 20 minutes. Carefully remove the fish from the basket and transfer to a platter. Using 2 forks, lift the fillets off the bones and serve.
                                                                  Yields: 4
                                                                  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 30 minutes
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                                                                  Who needs a pie pan or pastry dough when you've got muffin tins? This quiche recipe combines the standard custard mixture with steamed broccoli and cheddar cheese baked into muffin-sized mini quiches. These are the perfect breakfast treats for your little ones—especially if you have a daily broccoli battle on your hands! Little quiches fit perfectly in little hands. Best of all, they can be served for any meal of the day. If you're feeling brave, try adding other fresh vegetables or leftover meat to this recipe.

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                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup broccoli floret
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup milk
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup heavy whipping cream
                                                                  • Yes No 2 large egg
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp black pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp nutmeg, ground
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil. Grease 8 cups in a 12-cup muffin tin and set aside. Pour 1 inch of water into a large saucepan and put in a steamer basket. Place broccoli in steamer basket, cover pot, turn heat to high and let cook until broccoli is just tender, 5 to 6 minutes. Let broccoli cool slightly, then chop into small pieces.
                                                                  • In a medium bowl, whisk together milk, cream, eggs and egg yolks. Stir in cheese, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Add chopped broccoli.
                                                                  • Put muffin tin on baking sheet, then ladle egg mixture into prepared muffin cups, filling each cup. Bake until lightly browned and no longer jiggly in center, about 25 minutes. Let cool slightly, then run a knife around each quiche. Put a clean baking sheet on top of muffin pan and invert to unmold quiches. Serve warm or at room temperature.
                                                                  Yields: 4servings
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                                                                  Browning meat enhances its flavor and seals in juices. Let meat cook until it releases easily from the pan before turning; do not tear it loose. When other ingredients are to be added, brown meat first, and then remove from pan to prevent overcooking.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 3 tbsp soy sauce
                                                                  • Yes No 5 tsp rice vinegar
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp sesame oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp asian garlic chili sauce
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 3 1 1/2 lb beef skirt steak
                                                                  • Yes No coarse salt
                                                                  • Yes No 8 oz green bean
                                                                  • Yes No 4 oz bean sprout
                                                                  • Combine soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, and chili sauce in a small bowl; set aside.
                                                                  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over high heat; swirl to coat pan. Season steaks with salt and pepper; cook until browned, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.
                                                                  • Pour off fat from pan; add green beans and 1/3 cup water. Reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook until beans are crisp-tender, 4 to 5 minutes (add more water if pan becomes dry).
                                                                  • Thinly slice beef. Pour soy mixture into pan; toss. Return beef and any accumulated juices to pan; cook (uncovered) until heated through. Add bean sprouts; toss to combine.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNoasian
                                                                  Yields: 4
                                                                  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 30 minutes
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                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup vegetable oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp finely grated ginger
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup dried red chili pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup soy sauce
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup soy sauce
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup dry sherry
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp red wine vinegar
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp corn starch
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp asian sesame oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup chopped scallion
                                                                  • Yes No 3 1/2 lb chicken drumettes
                                                                  • Yes No salt and pepper
                                                                  • Yes No all purpose flour
                                                                  • Yes No dry roasted peanut
                                                                  • In a medium saucepan, heat the 1/4 cup of vegetable oil. Add the garlic and ginger and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the chiles and cook until they turn dark red, about 2 minutes. Lower the heat to moderate, add the sugar, soy sauce, tamari, sherry and vinegar and simmer until the sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Remove the sauce from the heat, cover and let stand for 1 hour.
                                                                  • Strain the sauce and return it to the saucepan. Bring to a boil over moderately high heat. Whisk in the cornstarch mixture and bring back to a boil. Remove from the heat, stir in the sesame oil and scallions and transfer to a bowl.
                                                                  • Preheat the oven to 400°. In a large pot, bring 3 inches of oil to 325°. Season the chicken drumettes with salt and pepper and dust generously with flour. Set a rack over a rimmed baking sheet near the stove. Working in batches, fry the drumettes until browned and crisp, about 7 minutes. Drain the drumettes on the rack and keep warm on a platter in the oven while you fry the rest. Sprinkle with the chopped peanuts and serve with the kung pao sauce.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNochinese
                                                                  Yields: 10
                                                                  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 2 hours
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                                                                  Prep: 20 minutes; Chill: 5 hours; Bake: 1 hour 5 minutes.

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                                                                  • Yes No stephen's piecrust
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 3 tbsp all purpose flour
                                                                  • Yes No 4 large egg
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup salted butter
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup buttermilk (1% fat)
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp vanilla extract
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp lemon zest
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp lemon juice
                                                                  • Form Stephen's Piecrust dough into a ball, and flatten with palm of hand. Roll between 2 sheets of wax paper to a 12- to 13-inch circle. Carefully transfer to a 9-inch deep-dish pieplate, pressing to fit into bottom and up sides. Flute edges, if desired. Chill at least 1 hour.
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 325°. Line piecrust with foil, and fill with pie weights or dried beans. Bake at 325° for 15 minutes, remove weights and foil, and bake 10 minutes more or until just set. Remove from oven, and set aside.
                                                                  • Reduce oven temperature to 300°. Whisk together sugar and flour in a large bowl. Whisk in eggs gradually, and slowly add butter. Whisk in buttermilk and next 3 ingredients.
                                                                  • Pour filling into crust. Bake at 300° for 40 to 45 minutes or until just set (center will jiggle). Remove to cooling rack. Chill pie until cold, at least 4 hours or overnight.
                                                                  Yields: 1pie
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                                                                  This is a cracker of a dish to cook at home. It will really get your taste buds going as it fills the house with the most fantastic smells.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1kg potatoes
                                                                  • Yes No 4 lemons
                                                                  • Yes No handful a of fresh flat leaf parsley
                                                                  • Yes No 1 x 2kg free range organic chicken
                                                                  • Yes No sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
                                                                  • Yes No good chorizo sausage
                                                                  • Yes No olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cloves of garlic
                                                                  • This is a cracker of a dish to cook at home. It will really get your taste buds going as it fills the house with the most fantastic smells.First preheat your oven to 220ºC/425ºF/gas 7, then place your potatoes with 2 of your lemons into a small pan of water and boil for 5 minutes. Drain, and then prick the lemons all over with a knife. (The reason for doing this is that you are going to put them inside the chicken and their wonderful juices will be released while cooking. They will burst with flavor and fragrance, and the heat from the lemons will help the chicken to cook quicker from the inside as well as making it taste and smell amazing.) Remove the parsley leaves from the stalks and put to one side. Stuff the chicken with your hot lemons and the parsley stalks. Then season the chicken and the potatoes with a little salt and freshly ground black pepper, and slice your chorizo at an angle, 0.5cm/¼ inch thick.Get yourself an appropriately sized baking tray. Take a piece of greaseproof paper and wet it under a tap so it becomes flexible, then shake it out and lay it into the baking tray. Place the potatoes into the center of the greaseproof paper, then place the chicken on top and sprinkle with the chorizo and a little of your chopped parsley. Drizzle with a little olive oil. Cook in the preheated oven for around 1 hour 20 minutes.While the chicken and potatoes are cooking you can make what the Italians call gremolata, by finely chopping the zest of your 2 remaining lemons and mixing it with the chopped parsley and garlic. Season lightly and toss together to create a really fragrant seasoning-type garnish. Remove the tray from the oven, take the chicken out and put to one side to rest. Give the potatoes a shake about and put them back in the oven for a few minutes to crisp up.Carve the chicken and divide between 4 plates, with the potatoes. The potatoes will have taken on the smoky paprika flavor from the chorizo, so if there is any juice left over in the tray, pour every last drop over the plates. When you sprinkle over the gremolata it will hit the hot juice and smell fantastic. You're going to love this one! A rocket salad goes really well with it.• from Jamie's Dinners
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNospanish
                                                                  Yields: 4
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                                                                  • Yes No 1 whole turkey
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup firmly packed golden brown sugar
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp coarse grain sea salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp onion powder
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp garlic powder
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp allspice, ground
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp cloves, ground
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp mace, ground
                                                                  • Yes No 1 large onion
                                                                  • Yes No 2 14 oz low-sodium chicken broth
                                                                  • Yes No chicken broth
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp all purpose flour
                                                                  • Yes No slice garnishes, fresh rosemary sprigs, apple slices, nuts
                                                                  • Remove giblets and neck; rinse turkey with cold water. Pat dry. Tie legs together with string; tuck wingtips under. Combine brown sugar and next 6 ingredients. Rub over turkey. Cover with plastic wrap; chill 8 hours.
                                                                  • Place turkey on a rack in a roasting pan, breast side up. Arrange onion quarters around turkey. Pour 2 cans broth in bottom of pan.
                                                                  • Bake, loosely covered with foil, at 325° for 1 1/2 hours. Uncover and bake 1 1/2 more hours or until meat thermometer registers 180°. (Cover with foil to prevent excessive browning, if necessary.) Remove onion; discard, reserving pan drippings. Let turkey stand 15 minutes before carving.
                                                                  • Combine pan drippings and enough chicken broth to equal 2 cups in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour, and cook, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened. Serve with turkey. Garnish, if desired.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNosouthern
                                                                  Yields: 9servings
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                                                                  • Yes No 8 crusty dinner rolls
                                                                  • Yes No 8 large egg
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup chopped mixed herbs
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp heavy whipping cream
                                                                  • Yes No salt and pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 4 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Slice off top of each dinner roll and gently remove some bread until there is a hole large enough to accommodate an egg. Arrange rolls on a rimmed baking sheet. Reserve tops.
                                                                  • Crack an egg into each roll, then top with some herbs and a bit of cream. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with Parmesan.
                                                                  • Bake until eggs are set and bread is toasted, 20 to 25 minutes. After eggs have cooked for 20 minutes, place bread tops on baking sheet and bake until golden brown. Let sit 5 minutes. Place tops on rolls and serve warm.
                                                                  Yields: 8
                                                                  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
                                                                  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 35 minutes
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                                                                  If you need to shave time off this recipe, it's better to let the steak rest 10 minutes after it's grilled, but omit the resting time beforehand. This allows time for the juices to redistribute throughout the steak.

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                                                                  • Yes No 2 tsp grated lemon rind
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp rosemary leaves, dried
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp dijon mustard
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp black pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 2 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1 lb beef flank steak
                                                                  • Yes No vegetable oil cooking spray
                                                                  • Yes No 2 red bell pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup reduced fat mayonnaise
                                                                  • Yes No 3 tbsp finely grated parmesan cheese
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp lemon juice
                                                                  • Yes No 1 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1 10 oz round focaccia bread
                                                                  • Prepare grill.
                                                                  • Combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub spice mixture over one side of steak; let stand 10 minutes.
                                                                  • Place steak on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 8 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let steak stand 10 minutes. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices.
                                                                  • Cut bell peppers in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membranes. Flatten peppers with hand. Place peppers skin-side down on grill rack; grill 12 minutes or until blackened. Place peppers in a zip-top plastic bag; seal. Let stand 10 minutes. Peel and cut each half into quarters.
                                                                  • Combine mayonnaise, cheese, juice, and 1 garlic clove in a small bowl, stirring well. Spread about 1/4 cup mayonnaise mixture onto cut side of each bread half. Arrange beef evenly over bottom half; top with peppers. Cover with top bread half, pressing gently. Cut sandwich into 4 wedges.
                                                                  Yields: 4servings (serving size: 1 wedge)
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                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp cooking oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1 onion
                                                                  • Yes No 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thigh
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, ground
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp cumin, ground
                                                                  • Yes No 1 3/4 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp black pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 lb sweet potato
                                                                  • Yes No 1 zucchini
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 cup tomato purée
                                                                  • Yes No 1 qt water
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup homemade stock
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup couscous
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup chopped parsley
                                                                  • In a large pot, heat the oil over moderate heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent, about 5 minutes.
                                                                  • Increase the heat to moderately high. Add the chicken, cayenne, cumin, salt, and pepper to the pot. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes.
                                                                  • Stir in the sweet potato, zucchini, tomato puree, water, and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
                                                                  • Add the couscous to the soup. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the pot from the heat. Let the soup stand, covered, for 2 minutes; add the parsley and serve.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNomorroccan
                                                                  Yields: 4
                                                                  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 35 minutes
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                                                                  Green peppers, garlic and potato are the primary ingredients of this easy side dish. Combine them with olive oil and eggplant for a wonderful saute and serve with any type of meat.

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                                                                  • Yes No 4 long green mild peppers
                                                                  • Yes No 3 large garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 3 japanese eggplant
                                                                  • Yes No 3 potatoes, and in 1/8” pieces
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No salt
                                                                  • This sautéed peppers with garlic, eggplant and potatoes recipe makes 4-6 servings.
                                                                  • Rinse the green peppers and cut off stems. Slice peppers in half lengthwise and remove seeds and veins. Then, slice lengthwise again and cut in half. You should end up with pieces about 3” long and about 1-1.5” wide. Rinse the eggplant. Cut in half length-wise and then in half again. Cut the long pieces in half cross-wise. You should end up with pieces about 2”-3” long and about 3/4” thick. If you cannot purchase Japanese eggplant, use about 1/2 to 3/4 of a regular eggplant and cut into 1” to 1 1/2” chunks.
                                                                  • Pour olive oil into a large frying pan. Heat on medium high. When hot, put all ingredients in frying pan and stir often, until potatoes are browned and soft. Salt to taste.
                                                                  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
                                                                  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 15 minutes
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                                                                  You can make this tart ruby-red relish up to three days ahead of the feast.

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                                                                  • Yes No 1 12 oz frozen cranberry
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp grated ginger
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
                                                                  • In a large saucepan, bring cranberries, sugar, ginger, and 2 tablespoons water to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until most of the cranberries have popped, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in vinegar.
                                                                  • Remove relish from heat. Let cool to room temperature, and serve.
                                                                  Yields: 8
                                                                  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 20 minutes
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                                                                  If you love fried pork chops, try this recipe. Why it's better for you: Tenderloin is low in fat, and this recipe is "fried" with just enough heart-healthy oil for the crispy crunch you crave!

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                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup red wine vinegar
                                                                  • Yes No 5 tbsp seedless blackberry preserves
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1 lb pork tenderloin
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 cup fine dry bread crumb
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup diced pecan
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tsp sage
                                                                  • Yes No 2 large egg
                                                                  • Yes No 4 tsp olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No garnishes, fresh blackberries, fresh sage leaves
                                                                  • Bring vinegar to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium, and cook 6 minutes or until reduced by half. Stir in preserves, and cook 5 minutes. Stir in salt.
                                                                  • Remove silver skin from tenderloin, leaving a thin layer of fat covering meat. Cut pork into 8 slices. Place pork between 2 sheets of plastic wrap, and flatten to 1/4-inch thickness, using a rolling pin or flat side of a meat mallet.
                                                                  • Stir together breadcrumbs, pecans, and sage in a shallow bowl.
                                                                  • Dredge pork in breadcrumb mixture, dip in beaten eggs, and dredge again in breadcrumb mixture.
                                                                  • Cook 4 pork slices in 2 tsp. hot oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat 8 minutes or until done, turning every 2 minutes. Repeat procedure with remaining pork and oil. Serve with vinegar mixture, and garnish, if desired.
                                                                  • Note: Nutritional analysis does not include garnish.
                                                                  Yields: 4servings
                                                                  • Total Time: 51 minutes
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                                                                  These simple tacos are an ideal showcase for tender Beef Carnitas (or Pork Carnitas). Serve with a black bean salad and frozen margaritas or ice-cold beer. You can warm the tortillas in a nonstick skillet just until lightly browned.

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                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup chopped plum tomato
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup chopped onion
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup diced avocado
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp minced cilantro
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp lime juice
                                                                  • Yes No 1/8 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1/8 tsp black pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 8 6 inch corn tortilla
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup beef carnitas
                                                                  • Yes No 1 lime
                                                                  • Combine the first 7 ingredients in a medium bowl; toss well. Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spoon 1/4 cup Beef Carnitas onto each tortilla; top each with about 3 tablespoons avocado mixture. Fold in half; serve with lime wedges.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNomexican
                                                                  Yields: 4servings (serving size: 2 tacos and 2 lime wedges)
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                                                                  • Yes No 2 slice white sandwich bread
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp chives
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp chopped tarragon
                                                                  • Yes No salt and pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1 broccolini
                                                                  • Yes No 1 lb bow tie pasta (farfalle)
                                                                  • Yes No 4 tbsp unsalted butter
                                                                  • Yes No 1 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1 fennel bulb
                                                                  • Yes No 2 scallion
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup frozen peas
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp lemon juice
                                                                  • Preheat the oven to 350°. On a baking sheet, toss the bread with 1/4 cup of the oil and toast for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring once, until golden. Let cool, then stir in half each of the parsley, chives and tarragon. Season the crumbs with salt and pepper.
                                                                  • In a pot of boiling salted water, cook the broccolini until tender, 1 minute; using tongs, transfer to a cutting board and coarsely chop. Boil the pasta until al dente. Drain, reserving 1 cup of the cooking water.
                                                                  • In a deep skillet, melt the butter in the remaining 6 tablespoons of oil. Add the garlic, fennel, scallions, peas and broccolini and cook over moderate heat until the fennel is crisp-tender, about 6 minutes. Add the pasta, lemon juice and cooking water and season with salt and pepper. Cook over moderate heat until the water is nearly absorbed. Stir in the remaining herbs. Sprinkle the pasta with the bread crumbs just before serving.
                                                                  Yields: 5
                                                                  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 45 minutes
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                                                                  Our version of Greek-style chicken souvlaki features chunks of chicken marinated in mixture of oil, lemon juice, and oregano; the chicken is then cooked in a skillet and served over pita bread. Top the chicken with cucumber, tomato, feta cheese, and the homemade yogurt sauce.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 4 piece flat bread
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tomato
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 small red onion
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup pitted kalamata olive
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 tsp oregano leaves, dried
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 tsp thyme leaves, dried
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp black pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 2 1/2 tsp red wine vinegar
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp lemon juice
                                                                  • Yes No 5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 4 chicken breast (boneless, skinless)
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup yogurt
                                                                  • Yes No 1 small cucumber
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 tbsp minced dill weed
                                                                  • Heat oven to 200° F. Wrap the bread in foil and place in oven. In a medium bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, Feta, and olives. In a large bowl, combine the oregano, thyme, pepper, 1 1/2 teaspoons of the vinegar, and the lemon juice. Slowly add 4 tablespoons of the oil in a steady stream, whisking constantly until incorporated. Pour 2 1/2 tablespoons of the vinaigrette over the tomato mixture, toss, and set aside. Add the chicken to the remaining vinaigrette, toss, and set aside. Heat the remaining oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Transfer the chicken but not the liquid to the skillet and heat, turning occasionally, until cooked through, about 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the yogurt, cucumber, dill, and the remaining vinegar. Spread the bread with some of the yogurt sauce and top with the chicken. Add the tomato salad and fold. Tip: Greek souvlaki traditionally calls for lamb, but you can also make it with chicken breasts, turkey cutlets, or shrimp.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNogreek
                                                                  Yields: 4servings
                                                                  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 25 minutes
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                                                                  This recipe for Lithuanian fruit bread or vaisiu pyragas features a sweet yeast-raised dough studded with either chopped glaceed fruits or mixed dried fruits, as I've used here. This can be considered the Lithuanian version of fruit cake but it's oh so much better than the type that gets passed around from family member to family member most Christmases. Here's a larger picture of Lithuanian Fruit Bread. Makes 2 large loaves of Lithuanian Fruit Bread or Vaisiu Pyragas

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 2 active dry yeast
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 cup milk
                                                                  • Yes No 8 1/2 cup all purpose flour
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 4 oz butter
                                                                  • Yes No 3 large egg
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 lb dried fruit
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 cup golden raisin
                                                                  • Yes No 2/3 cup chopped walnut
                                                                  • Yes No 2 oz butter
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp cinnamon
                                                                  • In a large bowl, mix yeast, 1/2 cup sugar, milk, 3 cups of the flour, and salt until smooth. Cover and let stand for 1 hour. Add 4 ounces melted butter, eggs, 1/2 cup sugar and remaining flour. Knead until smooth and elastic. Add chopped fruits, raisins and nuts and knead until well incorporated. Cover and let rise until doubled. Divide dough in half and, on a lightly floured surface, roll each into a rectangle about 12 x 16 inches. Spread each with melted butter and sugar mixed with cinnamon. Roll up lengthwise, tuck in ends and place in 2 large greased loaf pans. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Cover pans with greased plastic wrap and let rise until doubled. Bake for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake 50 minutes longer. Turn out onto wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar or drizzle with flat icing, if desired.
                                                                  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
                                                                  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
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                                                                  Saffron Lassi
                                                                   1 h 10 m
                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No big pinch saffron
                                                                  • Yes No 3 tbsp water
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 cup whole milk yogurt
                                                                  • In a small bowl, crumble the saffron into 1 tablespoon of the water and let stand for 5 minutes.
                                                                  • Meanwhile, in a small, microwave-safe bowl, combine the remaining 2 tablespoons of water with the sugar and microwave for about 1 minute, until the sugar is dissolved. Transfer the bowl to the freezer until the syrup is cold.
                                                                  • In a bowl, whisk the yogurt with the saffron water and sugar syrup. Refrigerate, whisking a few times, until cold and brightly colored, about 1 hour. Pour into medium glasses and serve.
                                                                  Yields: 2drinks
                                                                  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
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                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No vegetable oil cooking spray
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp all purpose flour
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 cup water
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 6 tbsp butter
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp vanilla extract
                                                                  • Yes No 2 large egg
                                                                  • Yes No 1 2/3 7 1/2 oz cup all purpose flour
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp baking soda
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 tsp baking powder
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp butter
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp non-fat milk
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tsp vanilla extract
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup powdered sugar
                                                                  • Yes No 2/3 cup fat free caramel apple dip
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup diced pecan
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 350°.
                                                                  • To prepare cake, coat bottoms of 2 (8-inch) round cake pans with cooking spray (do not coat sides of pans); line bottoms with wax paper. Coat wax paper with cooking spray; dust with 1 tablespoon flour.
                                                                  • Combine boiling water and cocoa, stirring well with a whisk. Cool completely.
                                                                  • Place granulated sugar, 6 tablespoons butter, and vanilla in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended (about 5 minutes). Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Lightly spoon 1 2/3 cups flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine 1 2/3 cups flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt, stirring well with a whisk. Add flour mixture and cocoa mixture alternately to sugar mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
                                                                  • Pour batter into prepared pans; sharply tap pans once on counter to remove air bubbles. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes on a wire rack; remove from pans. Cool completely on wire rack.
                                                                  • To prepare frosting, melt 2 tablespoons butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add brown sugar and 2 tablespoons milk; cook 1 minute or until sugar melts. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Combine butter mixture and 2 teaspoons vanilla in a large bowl. Gradually add powdered sugar; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, beating until spreading consistency.
                                                                  • Place 1 cake layer on a plate; spread top with half of frosting. Place caramel dip in a small zip-top plastic bag. Snip a small hole in 1 corner of bag; drizzle half of caramel dip over frosting. Top with other cake layer. Spread remaining frosting over top of cake; drizzle with remaining caramel dip. Sprinkle with pecans.
                                                                  Yields: 16servings
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                                                                  Notes: Purchase a roast chicken from a deli; a 2-pound bird produces about 3 cups shredded meat. You can make the chicken-chipotle mixture (step 1) up to 2 days ahead; cool, cover, and chill. Use cold; bake nachos in a 425° oven for 6 to 8 minutes. You can make the crema up to 2 hours ahead; cover and chill.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup chopped onion
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp cumin seed
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp oregano leaves, dried
                                                                  • Yes No 1 canned chipotle chilies
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp tomato paste
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
                                                                  • Yes No 2 bite size cup shreds cooked chicken
                                                                  • Yes No 24 2 3/4 inch corn tortilla chips
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
                                                                  • Yes No 24 cilantro
                                                                  • In a 2 1/2- to 3-quart pan over medium-high heat, frequently stir onion in olive oil until onion begins to brown, 4 to 7 minutes. Add cumin seeds and oregano; stir until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add chilies, tomato paste, vinegar, and 1/2 cup water; bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer gently, stirring often, to blend flavors, about 5 minutes. Add chicken and stir until hot.
                                                                  • Meanwhile, arrange tortilla chips in a single layer in a 12- by 17-inch pan. Sprinkle equal portions of cheese on each chip and spoon about 1 tablespoon chicken mixture on top.
                                                                  • Bake in a 450° regular or convection oven until cheese begins to bubble, about 3 minutes. With a spatula, carefully transfer tortilla chips to a platter. Top each with 1 teaspoon Cilantro-Avocado Crema and garnish with a cilantro leaf. Serve warm.
                                                                  • Cilantro-Avocado Crema. In a small bowl, mix 1/3 cup finely diced firm-ripe avocado, 2 tablespoons sour cream, 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves, 2 teaspoons lime juice, and 2 teaspoons milk. Add salt to taste. Makes about 1/2 cup.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNotex-mex
                                                                  Yields: 24nachos; 8 servings
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                                                                  Guests will never know how easy these cheesecake bars were to make! If you like, use chocolate frosting to pipe holiday shapes on the top.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup all purpose flour
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup firmly packed golden brown sugar
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup butter
                                                                  • Yes No 3 8 oz cream cheese
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 3 large egg
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup sour cream
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
                                                                  • Yes No 1 15.5 oz ready to spread chocolate frosting
                                                                  • Yes No garnish, fresh raspberries
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 350°. Beat first 3 ingredients at medium-low speed with an electric mixer until combined. Increase speed to medium, and beat until well blended and crumbly. Pat mixture into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch pan. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
                                                                  • Beat cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add granulated sugar, beating until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating at low speed just until blended after each addition. Add sour cream and vanilla, beating just until blended. Pour over baked crust.
                                                                  • Bake at 350º for 25 minutes or until set. Cool completely on a wire rack (about 1 hour). Cover and chill 4 to 24 hours; cut into bars.
                                                                  • If desired, spoon frosting into a zip-top plastic freezer bag. (Do not seal.) Snip 1 corner of bag to make a small hole. Pipe a frosting monogram on each bar. Garnish, if desired.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNosouthern
                                                                  Yields: 12
                                                                  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 15 minutes
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                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1 lb spaghetti
                                                                  • Yes No salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 4 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp crushed red bell pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 2 dozen littleneck clam
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup water
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup diced parsley
                                                                  • Yes No black pepper
                                                                  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the spaghetti until just al dente, then drain the pasta well.
                                                                  • Meanwhile, in a large, deep skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the minced garlic and crushed red pepper and cook over moderately high heat, stirring occasionally, until the garlic is lightly browned, about 1 1/2 minutes. Add the clams and water, cover and simmer until the clams open and are just cooked through, 5 to 8 minutes. Discard any clams that don't open.
                                                                  • Add the spaghetti and the chopped parsley to the clams in the skillet and season with pepper. Toss over moderately high heat just until the spaghetti absorbs some of the juices, about 1 minute. Transfer the spaghetti and clams to shallow bowls and serve right away.
                                                                  Yields: 6
                                                                  • Total Time: 20 minutes
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                                                                  Since both the crepes and chocolate sauce can be made ahead, this is the simplest of desserts. If you make the sauce ahead, warm it just before serving.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup half and half
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp honey
                                                                  • Yes No 3 oz semisweet chocolate
                                                                  • Yes No 8 espresso crepes
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup low fat coffee ice cream
                                                                  • Combine half-and-half and honey in a small saucepan over medium heat; cook 3 minutes or until tiny bubbles form around edge of pan, stirring frequently (do not boil). Remove from heat. Add chocolate; stir until smooth.
                                                                  • Fold each crepe in half; fold in half again. Place 1 crepe on each of 8 plates. Top each serving with 1/4 cup coffee ice cream; drizzle with 4 teaspoons sauce.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNofrench
                                                                  Yields: 8servings
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                                                                  The addition of Dijon mustard takes this supreme comfort dish into another realm. Plus, this version ditches any roux-based sauces or baking and instead gets whipped up on the stovetop in mere minutes. Game plan: If the mac ’n’ cheese is on the runny side, let it sit on the stove for a minute or two before serving to finish absorbing the half-and-half. This recipe was featured as part of our DIY TV

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                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 lb elbow macaroni pasta
                                                                  • Yes No 16 oz extra sharp cheddar cheese
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup half and half
                                                                  • Yes No 4 tbsp unsalted butter
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp dijon mustard
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp black pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 tsp hot sauce
                                                                  • Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil over high heat. Add pasta and cook according to manufacturer’s instructions.
                                                                  • Drain pasta and return to the pot over very low heat. Add remaining ingredients and stir until cheese is melted. Season with additional salt and freshly ground black pepper as needed and serve.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNoamerican
                                                                  Yields: 7servings
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                                                                  Watermelon Jello
                                                                   2 h 15 m

                                                                  Watermelon and mint make a classic salad combo; here we've paired them in a sleek, refreshing dessert.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 3 unflavored gelatin
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 4 cup watermelon juice
                                                                  • Yes No watermelon balls
                                                                  • Yes No whipping cream
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup thinly sliced mint
                                                                  • Sprinkle gelatin over 1 cup cold water in a small glass bowl and let stand 1 minute. Microwave on high until hot and gelatin is melted, about 1 minute. Add sugar, whisking until dissolved. Whisk mixture into watermelon juice. Divide mixture among 6 glass dishes (about 8 oz. each). Chill until set, about 2 hours.
                                                                  • Top each serving with a few melon balls, a dollop of whipped cream, and a sprinkle of mint.
                                                                  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.
                                                                  Yields: 6
                                                                  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
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                                                                  If you can't find lemon verbena tea, use Lemon Zinger herbal tea.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup water
                                                                  • Yes No 4 lemon verbena tea bags
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup all purpose flour
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp baking powder
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp baking soda
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 3 large egg white
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup applesauce
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup canola oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup chopped walnut
                                                                  • Yes No vegetable oil cooking spray
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 cup powdered sugar
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp grated lemon rind
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp lemon juice
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 350°.
                                                                  • To prepare cake, pour 1/2 cup boiling water over tea bags in a bowl; steep 5 minutes. Remove and discard tea bags; cool tea to room temperature.
                                                                  • Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, stirring with a whisk.
                                                                  • Place egg whites in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until foamy. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat well. Add brewed tea, applesauce, and canola oil; beat until well blended. Gradually add flour mixture; beat just until moist. Fold in walnuts. Pour batter into an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.
                                                                  • To prepare glaze, combine powdered sugar and rind in a small bowl. Add juice, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Drizzle glaze over cake; let stand until set.
                                                                  Yields: 12servings (serving size: 1 slice)
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                                                                  This simple compote of pears, apples, and cranberries smells wonderful while it bakes. The applesauce adds body to the syrup.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup applesauce
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 cup cranberry
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup ruby port
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup apple cider
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 1 slice lemon rind strip
                                                                  • Yes No 4 cup sliced golden delicious apple
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup firm anjou pears
                                                                  • Yes No vegetable oil cooking spray
                                                                  • Yes No 3 cup vanilla low fat ice cream
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 400°.
                                                                  • Spoon applesauce onto several layers of heavy-duty paper towels; spread to 1/2-inch thickness. Cover with additional paper towels; let stand 5 minutes. Scrape into a bowl using a rubber spatula.
                                                                  • Combine cranberries, wine, cider, sugar, and rind in a small saucepan; bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in applesauce.
                                                                  • Combine the apple and pears in an 11- x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Pour the cranberry mixture over the apple mixture. Cover and bake at 400° for 25 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes or until fruit is tender, basting occasionally with liquid from dish. Remove rind. Serve compote with ice cream.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNofrench
                                                                  Yields: 6servings (serving size: 1 cup compote and 1/2 cup low-fat ice cream)
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                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 4 small lb red potato
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 lb lean bacon
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/4 cup mayonnaise
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp barbecue sauce
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp spicy mustard
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
                                                                  • Yes No 2 celery rib
                                                                  • Yes No 1 small red onion
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup chopped parsley
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp chopped tarragon
                                                                  • Yes No salt and pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup onion sprouts
                                                                  • In a large pot, cover the potatoes with cold salted water and bring to a boil over moderately high heat. Cook until the potatoes are tender, about 35 minutes. Drain the potatoes and, when they are cool enough to handle, slice them in half.
                                                                  • Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, cook the bacon slices over moderate heat until crisp, about 6 minutes. Drain on paper towels and coarsely crumble.
                                                                  • In a large bowl, mix the mayonnaise with the barbecue sauce, mustard oil and sherry vinegar. Fold the potatoes into the dressing while they are still warm. Let the potato salad stand, stirring a few times, until the potatoes have cooled and absorbed most of the dressing, about 20 minutes.
                                                                  • Add the celery, red onion, parsley and tarragon to the potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Let stand for an additional 20 minutes, stirring a few times. Garnish with the bacon and sprouts, then serve.
                                                                  Yields: 10
                                                                  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
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                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup low-fat yogurt
                                                                  • Yes No 2 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp finely grated ginger
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 tsp cumin, ground
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 tsp coriander seed, ground
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp cardamom, ground
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, ground
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp turmeric, ground
                                                                  • Yes No salt and pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 2 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken thigh
                                                                  • Yes No salt and pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp vegetable oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup almond
                                                                  • Yes No 1 large onion
                                                                  • Yes No 2 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp minced ginger
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 tbsp garam masala
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 tsp pure chile powder
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, ground
                                                                  • Yes No one 35 oz tomatoes in can
                                                                  • Yes No pinch sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup heavy whipping cream
                                                                  • MAKE THE MASALA MARINADE In a large glass or stainless steel bowl, combine the yogurt, garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander, cardamom, cayenne and turmeric. Season with salt and pepper.
                                                                  • PREPARE THE CHICKEN Using a sharp knife, make a few shallow slashes in each piece of chicken. Add the chicken to the marinade, turn to coat and refrigerate overnight.
                                                                  • Preheat the broiler and position a rack about 8 inches from the heat. Remove the chicken from the marinade; scrape off as much of the marinade as possible. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and spread the pieces on a baking sheet. Broil the chicken, turning once or twice, until just cooked through and browned in spots, about 12 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board and cut it into 2-inch pieces.
                                                                  • Meanwhile, in a small skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the oil. Add the almonds and cook over moderate heat, stirring constantly, until golden, about 5 minutes. Transfer the almonds to a plate and let cool completely. In a food processor, pulse the almonds until finely ground.
                                                                  • In a large enameled cast-iron casserole, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil until shimmering. Add the onion, garlic and ginger and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until tender and golden, about 8 minutes. Add the garam masala, chile powder and cayenne and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the tomatoes with their juices and the sugar and season with salt and pepper. Cover partially and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until the sauce is slightly thickened, about 20 minutes. Add the cream and ground almonds and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 10 minutes longer. Stir in the chicken; simmer gently for 10 minutes, stirring frequently, and serve.
                                                                  Yields: 4
                                                                  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 9 hours 30 minutes
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                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1 large cheese takeout pizza, unsliced
                                                                  • Yes No various toppings
                                                                  • Heat oven to 400° F. Using a round cookie or biscuit cutter, cut out as many circles as possible, avoiding the crust. Transfer to a baking sheet. Sprinkle with the toppings (except the fresh herbs, if using). Bake until warm, 5 to 10 minutes. Top with any fresh herbs (if using) and serve. Tip: These miniature pizzas work well in almost any setting, from a Friday-night supper for the kids to a holiday cocktail party.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNoitalian
                                                                  Yields: 24pizzas
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                                                                  Treat yourself to this classic soda fountain specialty, made with CHOW

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No chow root beer
                                                                  • Yes No 2 large vanilla bean ice cream
                                                                  • Place 1 large Mason jar or glass mug in the freezer until frosted.
                                                                  • Pour root beer into the mug and place ice cream on top.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNoamerican
                                                                  Yields: 1float
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                                                                  Crushed peppermint candies turn this ice cream a soft pink. This is a great make-ahead recipe; if it's frozen solid, remove it from the freezer 30 minutes before serving so it can soften.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 2 1/2 cup 2% reduced fat milk
                                                                  • Yes No 2 large egg yolk
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tsp vanilla extract
                                                                  • Yes No 1 14 oz fat free sweetened condensed milk
                                                                  • Yes No 2/3 cup crushed peppermint candies
                                                                  • Combine 1 1/4 cups 2% milk and egg yolks in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Cook until mixture is slightly thick and coats the back of a spoon (about 8 minutes), stirring constantly (do not boil). Cool egg mixture slightly.
                                                                  • Combine egg mixture, 1 1/4 cups 2% milk, vanilla, and condensed milk in a large bowl. Cover and chill completely. Stir in crushed candies. Pour mixture into the freezer can of an ice-cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Spoon the ice cream into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze 1 hour or until firm.
                                                                  Yields: 8servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 7 celery inner rib
                                                                  • Yes No 2 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp black peppercorn
                                                                  • Yes No 3 blood orange
                                                                  • Yes No salt
                                                                  • Yes No 4 12 oz chicken breast half (bone-in, skinless)
                                                                  • Yes No 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No black pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup grana padano cheese
                                                                  • Yes No 2/3 cup chopped marcona almonds
                                                                  • In a large saucepan, combine the whole celery rib, garlic and peppercorns with 6 cups of water. Using a peeler, remove the zest from 2 of the oranges and add the zest to the pot. Season lightly with salt and bring to a boil. Add the chicken and simmer over low heat for 16 minutes. Remove from the heat and let the chicken stand for exactly 30 minutes. Remove the chicken and pull the meat from the bones, discarding the skin. Shred the chicken and let cool. Reserve the broth for another use.
                                                                  • Meanwhile, using a sharp knife, peel the oranges, removing all of the bitter white pith. Working over a strainer set over a large bowl, cut in between the membranes to release the sections. Squeeze the juice from the membranes into the bowl. Whisk in the vinegar and oil and season with salt and pepper.
                                                                  • Add the chicken, sliced celery, orange sections and cheese to the bowl and toss well. Mound the salad on a platter, sprinkle with the almonds and serve.
                                                                  Yields: 6
                                                                  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
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                                                                  Rice? In a popsicle? Oh yeah baby! You better believe it — it may sound strange, but this is one of the best frozen desserts I've put in my mouth in a long time. Coconut milk, chewy rice, and fragrant mango — these popsicles are just completely yummy, if I do say so myself!

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No one 15 oz coconut milk, shaken
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/4 cup milk
                                                                  • Yes No 1 vanilla bean pod
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup arborio rice
                                                                  • Yes No one 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup water
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp vanilla extract
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp kosher salt
                                                                  • Yes No 2 large mango
                                                                  • Whisk the coconut milk and whole milk together in a 4-quart (or larger) saucepan. Scrape the seeds out of the vanilla bean and stir in. Stir in the rice, and bring the whole mixture to a simmer over medium heat. Turn the heat down to low and cook for about 25 minutes, or until the rice is tender.
                                                                  • Whisk in the sweetened condensed milk, water, vanilla extract, and salt. Peel the mango and chop into 1/2-inch cubes. Fold the mango into the rice mixture.
                                                                  • Transfer the rice and mango mixture to twelve 3-ounce ice-pop molds. Insert sticks and freeze until solid — 3 to 4 hours.
                                                                  • To release the pops from the molds, run the molds briefly under warm water.
                                                                  Yields: 123-ounce popsicles. adapted from
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                                                                  This recipe is so easy you can make it with your kids! Watch Gino in action with his little crew.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1 lb chicken breast (bone-in, skin-on)
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup bread crumb
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup flour
                                                                  • Yes No 2 egg
                                                                  • Yes No salt and pepper
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 350°.
                                                                  • In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs until blended, and then add salt and pepper.
                                                                  • Roll the chicken pieces first in flour, then in the eggs, then in the breadcrumbs or crushed corn flakes.
                                                                  • Place breaded chicken pieces in a no-stick baking pan and bake for 30 minutes, until coating is brown and crunchy.
                                                                  • Serve with an assortment of dipping sauces, such as mayonnaise, ketchup, honey, mustard, yogurt, or sour cream.
                                                                  Yields: 4
                                                                  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 50 minutes
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                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup drained sun dried tomatoes in oil
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tsp minced shallot
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tsp minced flat leaf parsley
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp chopped oregano
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp red wine vinegar
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp finely grated lemon zest
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp crushed red bell pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No salt
                                                                  • Yes No 12 1/2 inch thick slice ciabatta bread
                                                                  • Yes No 1 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup pitted oil cured italian black olives
                                                                  • Preheat the oven to 400°. In a small bowl, combine the sun-dried tomatoes with the shallot, parsley, oregano, vinegar, lemon zest, crushed red pepper and the 2 tablespoons of oil. Season with salt.
                                                                  • Brush the bread on both sides with oil and bake for about 10 minutes, until golden and crisp. Rub lightly with the garlic clove.
                                                                  • Preheat the broiler and position a rack 6 inches from the heat. Spread the ricotta in a shallow medium gratin dish in a 3/4-inch-thick layer. Drizzle with oil and broil for about 10 minutes, turning the dish occasionally, until the ricotta is bubbling and golden. Spoon the relish and olives on top. Serve with the garlic toasts.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNoitalian
                                                                  Yields: 4
                                                                  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
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                                                                  Martha made this healthy and delicious green vegetable cocktail using a Breville Juice Fountain Elite.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup packed spinach
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup flat leaf parsley
                                                                  • Yes No 1 celery rib
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cucumber
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 ripe pear
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 green apple
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 ripe papaya
                                                                  • Yes No 1 piece ginger
                                                                  • Juice all ingredients in a juicer. Serve immediately.
                                                                  Yields: 15ounces
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                                                                  White wine, tarragon, and whole-grain mustard lend this potato salad traditional French flavor. Prepare it up to a day ahead.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 3 lb yukon gold potato
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup dry white wine
                                                                  • Yes No 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp whole grain dijon mustard
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 tsp black pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 2 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup thinly sliced chives
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp chopped parsley
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp chopped tarragon
                                                                  • Place potatoes into a large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until tender. Drain, and cool for 10 minutes. Slice each potato in half lengthwise. Cut each half crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Place potato slices in a large bowl.
                                                                  • Place wine in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 1/2 cup (about 6 minutes). Transfer wine to a bowl. Add vinegar, olive oil, Dijon mustard, salt, black pepper, and minced garlic; stir with a whisk until well combined. Drizzle wine mixture over potatoes; sprinkle with chives, parsley, and tarragon. Toss gently to combine. Serve salad warm or chilled.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNofrench
                                                                  Yields: 6servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
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                                                                  You'll end up with extra confit, but it keeps for at least 10 days, and is great on salads and sandwiches.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1 lb albacore tuna steak
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tsp kosher salt
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 tsp oregano leaves, dried
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 tsp white pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 tsp ground fennel seed
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp crushed red chili pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 1 bay leaf
                                                                  • Yes No 2 sprig flat leaf parsley and fresh mint
                                                                  • Yes No 2 small garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 3 lemon zest
                                                                  • Yes No 3 cup extra virgin olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 16 slice baguette
                                                                  • Yes No flat leaf parsley, radishes, and green olives
                                                                  • Cut tuna in half lengthwise. Combine spices in a small bowl. Season tuna all over with spices and put in a 4- by 8-in. loaf pan. Chill, covered, 3 to 5 hours.
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 300°. Add bay leaf, herb sprigs, garlic, and zest to tuna, tucking them around fish; pour in enough oil to cover by 1/4 in.
                                                                  • Bake tuna 25 minutes, uncovered, lowering heat if necessary to keep oil from boiling. Let tuna cool to room temperature in oil.
                                                                  • Lift one piece of tuna from oil; separate into thick flakes. Top baguette slices with tuna, using more if needed, and arrange on a platter with olives and radishes. Scatter minced parsley over platter. Drizzle tuna with some of the oil, and flick some oil onto the olives and radishes too.
                                                                  • Make ahead: Through step 3, up to 10 days, chilled. Bring to room temperature before serving.
                                                                  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.
                                                                  Yields: 16
                                                                  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 30 minutes
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                                                                  Peanut butter is whipped into the basic recipe for a moist banana bread with a hint of nutty flavor. A small amount of chopped roasted peanuts offers delightfully surprising crunch.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 1 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup non-fat yogurt
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
                                                                  • Yes No 3 tbsp butter
                                                                  • Yes No 2 large egg
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup sugar, granulated
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
                                                                  • Yes No 6 3/4 oz all purpose flour
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup ground flaxseed
                                                                  • Yes No 3/4 tsp baking soda
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground
                                                                  • Yes No 1/8 tsp allspice, ground
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp chopped dry roasted peanut
                                                                  • Yes No vegetable oil cooking spray
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup powdered sugar
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp 1% low-fat milk
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tbsp creamy peanut butter
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 350°.
                                                                  • To prepare bread, combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed. Add granulated and brown sugars; beat until blended.
                                                                  • Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients (through allspice) in a small bowl. Add flour mixture to banana mixture; beat just until blended. Stir in nuts. Pour batter into a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 5 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven; cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack. Remove bread from pan; cool.
                                                                  • To prepare glaze, combine powdered sugar, milk, and 1 tablespoon peanut butter in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Drizzle glaze over bread.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNoamerican
                                                                  Yields: 16servings (serving size: 1 slice)
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                                                                  Spain is the intersection of culinary crossroads, making the Spanish cuisine rich in flavor. Moorish food, like this lamb recipe is flavorful and surprising, combining lamb and onions with almonds and raisins. A delicious and simple main course for any time of year.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 5 lb if bone in
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp cinnamon
                                                                  • Yes No 1 tsp cumin, ground
                                                                  • Yes No 1/2 tsp salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 tsp black pepper
                                                                  • Yes No 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 2 yellow onion
                                                                  • Yes No 2 clove garlic
                                                                  • Yes No 3 cup chicken stock
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup raisin
                                                                  • Yes No 1/3 cup sherry
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp almond
                                                                  • This Arab-style lamb recipe makes 4-6 servings.
                                                                  • Remove lamb from packaging and pat dry. Combine cinnamon, cumin, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Rub spice mixture on all sides of lamb. Set aside.
                                                                  • Peel and chop onions and garlic. Pour olive oil into a large heavy-bottomed frying pan and heat on medium. When oil is hot, sauté the onions and garlic until onions are translucent.
                                                                  • Place lamb in pan and brown on both sides. Once meat is browned, add 2-3 cups of stock to cover meat. Cover pan and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook slowly for 1 to 1.5 hours. Check every 15 minutes or so, adding more liquid as necessary. When done, meat should be cooked through and tender.
                                                                  • While lamb is cooking, pour sherry into a short glass or small bowl and soak the raisins. Coarsely grind the almonds.
                                                                  • About 15 minutes before cooking is complete, add the sherry, raisins and almonds to the pan. When lamb is ready, slice and serve with sauce and white rice or couscous.
                                                                  Cuisine:YesNospanish
                                                                  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
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                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No 2 cup corn flakes
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
                                                                  • Yes No 1 cup frozen berries
                                                                  • Pour cornflakes into a small bowl, and top with milk and berries.
                                                                  • On-the-Go Alternative: Kashi TLC Chewy Granola Bar and 6 ounces fat-free yogurt.
                                                                  Yields: 1serving (serving size: 3 cups)
                                                                  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
                                                                  • Total Time: 5 minutes
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                                                                  A pair of these baked jumbo shells (conchiglioni)-filled with three cheeses and spinach-makes a great kid-size portion.

                                                                  Ingredients
                                                                  • Yes No salt
                                                                  • Yes No 1 lb spinach
                                                                  • Yes No 1 large lb pasta shells (conchigglie)
                                                                  • Yes No 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
                                                                  • Yes No 2 garlic clove
                                                                  • Yes No 1 28 oz canned crushed tomatoes
                                                                  • Yes No 1 lb ricotta cheese
                                                                  • Yes No 4 oz mozzarella cheese
                                                                  • Yes No 1/4 cup finely grated parmesan cheese
                                                                  • Yes No 1 large egg
                                                                  • Yes No black pepper
                                                                  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add salt. Boil spinach until bright green, about 30 seconds. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain. Add shells to boiling water; cook until slightly underdone. Drain. Toss with 1 teaspoon oil. Set aside.
                                                                  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil and the garlic in a large skillet over medium-low heat until garlic is fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes; cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce has thickened slightly, 20 to 25 minutes.
                                                                  • Squeeze spinach to release excess water; coarsely chop. Stir together with cheeses and egg. Season with salt and pepper.
                                                                  • Stuff each shell with about 2 tablespoons cheese mixture. Spread 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce in a 9-by-13 inch baking dish. Arrange shells in dish; cover with more sauce, reserving some for serving. Bake 25 minutes. Serve with remaining sauce.
                                                                  Yields: 9
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