• Asian pot roast
    Slow Cooker “Asian” Pot Roast

    Originally posted on: CiaoChowLinda.blogspot.com – For all you folks out there who say you don’t have time to cook, this one’s for you. All you need to do is to dump things in a slow cooker, turn on...

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  • Calamarata

    It’s fun to try new pasta shapes, especially when they mimic the main ingredients you’re pairing with the pasta. In this case, it’s calamarata, which closely resemble the calamari, or squid, that I cooked with them. In...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Spaghetti Ai Frutti Di Mare – Spaghetti with Seafood

    Are you one of those people who orders pasta with seafood in a restaurant but never makes it at home? Fear not, it’s much easier to prepare than you think and so much better when you can...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Cranberry Squares

    Looking for something sweet and seasonal that comes together quickly and tastes great? This cranberry cake fits the bill. My neighbor Polly gave me a slice of this a while back and I could have sworn it...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Butternut Squash Bread Pudding

    The headline is a misnomer. I should have called it Butternut Squash, Mushroom, Sausage and Kale Bread Pudding. But that was a mouthful – granted, it’s a good mouthful, but too long for a title of this...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Frittatine

    These appetizers get the award for cuteness. And they taste great too. It’s a simple frittata made with spaghetti and cooked in a mini-muffin tin, then topped with a little pesto and tomato sauce. A friend named...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • From the Grill: Pasta with Clams

    While there’s still some summer weather left for a short while, and grape tomatoes are still ripening on the vine, here’s a chance to put the grill to a little more use. Everything is cooked outdoors —...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Zucchini Crostata

    As much as I love stuffing those globe zucchini growing in my garden, it was time for a change and Panini Girl gave me just the inspiration I needed for those cute little green orbs. Yes, you can...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Lemony Fig Olive Oil Cake

    I know, I know. I just posted a grilled fig pizza, but figs are still in the market for a short time, and for those of you with fig trees, you may be up to your ears...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Frozen Peachy and Mango Treats

      I don’t go out of my way to buy mangoes. I’m never sure about their ripeness and always cut into them too soon. If you’ve ever bitten into an unripe mango, you know that sensation of...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Basil Biscotti – Sweet and Savory

    I love pesto as much as the next guy, but what about using basil in some non-traditional way? When I saw anise basil growing in the fabulous schoolyard garden started by my friend Dorothy (along with about...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Happy 100th Birthday Julia!

    Today let’s celebrate Julia Child, a culinary icon who introduced French cooking to millions of American households. I for one, salute this trailblazer, whose first cookbooks, “Mastering The Art Of French Cooking,” volumes one and two, were...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Sausage Stuffed Zucchini

    I can’t help myself. It’s zucchini time and for me that means another stuffed zucchini recipe. Come on — who can deny that these little orbs weren’t crying out for some stuffing? I’ve posted several stuffed zucchini...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Grilled Veggies

      For those of you with gardens, your zucchini is coming in fast and furious right now, I’m sure. If you haven’t got a garden, they’re plentiful in farmer’s markets too. How to use all those zucchini?...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Burrata and Tomato Bruschetta

    Looking for a quick lunch? Or munchies to have with drinks? Try these bruschette with burrata cheese and grilled tomatoes. These little tomatoes have been ripening in my garden faster than you can say “pomodori” and grilling...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Ice Cream Treats

      No baking involved on this one. It’s ice cream, stuffed with a surprise and rolled in a topping. It may not cool down the temperature outdoors, but this treat is bound to cheer you on a...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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