Recipes

Spiced Chai Tea

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Print Spiced Chai Tea Recipe type: drink Serves: 4   There are so many ways to make a delicious chai tea. Here is my favorite, but feel free to vary the amount and type of spices used. Ingredients 4 cups water 1 cinnamon stick 1-inch piece of fresh ginger root, peeled and cut into 4 slices ¼… Read more »

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Fatoosh Salad

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Print Fatoosh Salad Recipe type: salad Serves: 4   This light and healthy salad is from the Canyon Ranch cookbook, Nourish, though I’ve omitted the pita chips to make it gluten-free. You can add chicken or salmon to it to make a main course. Ingredients Dressing: 2 teaspoons sesame tahini 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon ground… Read more »

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Pi’s Peppers & Anchovies

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Print Pi’s Peppers & Anchovies Recipe type: Appetizer Serves: 4   This appetizer also makes a great sandwich, or topping to a salad. The anchovies are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids. Ingredients 2 red bell peppers 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tin anchovy fillets Instructions Roast peppers under the… Read more »

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Southern Backyard Chicken

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Print Southern Backyard Chicken Recipe type: Entree Serves: 4-6   This recipe is an adaptation of Flat Roast Chicken from one of my favorite cookbooks by Lucinda Scala Quinn, Mad Hungry – Feeding Men & Boys. It makes the juiciest chicken and it’s so easy. Ingredients 1 whole chicken, 3 to 4 pounds, backbone removed Course salt… Read more »

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Pastry Wrapped Mini Brie Cheese Bites

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Print Pastry Wrapped Mini Brie Cheese Bites   So easy to make and so delicious. Ingredients Mini Brie Cheese Bites Jam or preserves of your choice Puff pastry dough 1 egg Instructions Defrost puff pastry dough according to package directions. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Remove cheese from containers and set aside. Roll out pastry… Read more »

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Deviled Quail Eggs

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Print Deviled Quail Eggs Serves: 4   This recipe is an adaptation of Florida chef Nina Cioffi’s recipe for Truffled Quail Eggs. Nina uses white truffle oil and baby chives in the egg mixture, and her recipe can be found in the fabulous book, Splendid Settings: The Art + Craft of Entertaining, by Jane Korman Ingredients… Read more »

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Grilled Halloumi Cheese

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Print Grilled Halloumi Cheese   Like a grilled cheese sandwich without the bread. Awesome!!! Ingredients 2 (8-ounce) packages Halloumi cheese Grapeseed oil or olive oil, for brushing 1-2 teaspoons dried thyme or dried oregano Instructions Cut the Halloumi into four 1-by 3-inch pieces. Place on a platter and drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with dried thyme… Read more »

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Kale Chips

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Print Kale Chips Serves: 2   Kale is a nutritional powerhouse. It’s loaded with calcium for bones, and vitamin K, which may help lower your risk of inflammation. Ingredients 1 bunch of kale (any variety) 1 tablespoon of olive oil sea salt Instructions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Wash the kale leaves well, and fully dry… Read more »

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Mock Chopped Liver

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Print Mock Chopped Liver Serves: 10   You’ll never miss the liver! Ingredients 6 tablespoons of grapeseed oil 2 medium onions, chopped 1 pound white mushrooms, sliced into ¼-inch slices 3 hard-boiled eggs, quartered ½ cup chopped walnuts ½ teaspoon of salt ¼ teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper Chopped chives for garnish, (optional) Instructions In… Read more »

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Tasty, Tangy Shrimp Tostada

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Print Tasty, Tangy Shrimp Tostada Serves: 4   This recipe comes from The Family Dinner by Laurie David. It’s a great quick meal with no cooking involved. Ingredients For the Citrus Shrimp 1 pound cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined ½ cup fresh lime juice ½ cup fresh lemon juice ¼ cup fresh orange juice ¼ cup… Read more »

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