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Margaret Caldwell
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Homemade pizza on two ingredient dough
Not a bad thing to make!  I used pizza margherita toppings, but you can really use whatever you like.  I got the recipe from my friend Niki, who got it from a Weight Watchers website. PIZZA DOUGH 1 cup self-rising flour 1 cup low fat or fat free Greek yogur...
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Spicy Black Beans and Rice
There's a bit of a story behind this one.  I had volunteered to bring something vegan to a church committee meeting several days ago, but had almost no time to put it together.  I decided to make a black bean soup, and started out with the flavored black be...
Spicy Black Beans and Rice
Spicy Black Beans and Rice
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Plum Upside Down Cake
This came about for two reasons.  My mother used to make apricot and pineapple upside down cakes, which I always loved, and I happened to see  some really yummy looking plums when I went to Costco yesterday.  I found the recipe in the Bon Appetit Cookbook, ...
Plum Upside Down Cake
Plum Upside Down Cake
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Torta do Limone. (Lemon Cake)
This is another recipe from Naples at Table, by Arthur Schwartz, the cookbook I took my sauteed mussel recipe from.  One would expect a luscious lemon cake to come from the region around Naples, know for its citrus groves, and this one is truly luscious. IN...
Torta do Limone. (Lemon Cake)
Torta do Limone. (Lemon Cake)
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Minestrone di Verdura
This comes from one of my favorite cookbooks,  12 Months of Monastery Soups,  by Brother Victor-Antoine d'Avila-Latourette. I made it the other day for a church function that needed a vegan soup.  I should say, all of the soups in this cookbook are at least...
Minestrone di Verdura
Minestrone di Verdura
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Smoked Mussel and Pumpkin Bisque
 A special soup I made for a church function.  The recipe is from Cold Weather Cooking by Sarah Leah Chase, the same cookbook I used for my beef stew. INGREDIENTS Stock: 12 cups water 3 cups dry white wine 1 red onion, sliced 2 carrots, sliced 2 cloves garl...
Smoked Mussel and Pumpkin Bisque
Smoked Mussel and Pumpkin Bisque
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Sote di Cozze (sauteed mussels)
This is one from my Favorite cookbook, Naples at Table , by Arthur Schwartz.  Make sure the mussels are as fresh as possible.  Most of the mussels in the package should be closed tight.  Discard any that aren't. INGREDIENTS 3 T olive oil 2 cloves garlic, li...
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Honey Curry Bread
Like the Apple Butternut Squash soup I posted a few months back, this is also one of Carl Warner's recipes out of Great Cooking With Country Inn Chefs.  In fact, I often serve this bread with the soup! INGREDIENTS 2 envelopes dry yeast 2 2/3 cups warm water...
Honey Curry Bread
Honey Curry Bread
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Curried Pork Chops
This is based on something my mother used to make for dinner when I was young. I've been making it myself for years. INGREDIENTS 4 Boneless pork chops 2 T olive oil 1/4 cup flour 1/2 t curry powder 1/2 t sage Salt and pepper 1 onion, cut in half and sliced ...
Curried Pork Chops
Curried Pork Chops
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Shredded Beef and Asparagus Scramble
Ingredients 3/4 cups asparagus in bite-sized pieces 3/4 cup ropa vieja (recipe here: http://metellacooks.blogspot.com/2013/02/ropa-vieja.html 1 T olive oil 1 T butter 3 eggs 1/4 cup shredded Quattro formaggi 1/2 t hot sauce (sriracha or tabasco) Scramble th...
Shredded Beef and Asparagus Scramble
Shredded Beef and Asparagus Scramble
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