Discovering Kale: Zuppa Toscana

Kale. Even the word is foreign to me. I grew up in a household where vegetables were of pretty simple varieties – corn, peas, green beans and the occasional zucchini. Brussels spouts were a delicacy and any lettuce other than iceberg was certainly special. I had a feeling there were more vegetables out there, but…

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Deep Dish Pizza Dough

Homemade Deep Dish Pizza

  I was having a craving for deep dish pizza last week and decided to try making it at home. I’ve made thin crust pizza dough a few times before by hand, but have never made deep dish or used my Breadman to create the dough. I decided to do both this time. Using the…

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Grilled Baby Corn

I’ve been admiring the baby vegetables in the produce section of my local supermarket recently and finally gave into the temptation this past week, picking up a pack of fresh baby corn. I am all for eating locally, but for now I must resign myself to the grocery store for vegetables. Here in New England,…

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Crepes Recipe

Thin, filling-ready crepes are easy to whip up with this easy crepes recipe. If you’ve ever had crepes from a street vendor in Paris, you’ll swoon for these. On Mother’s Day morning I decided to treat myself by making a special breakfast: crepes. I’ve never made them before so it really was a trial and…

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Perfect Baby Carrots: Glazed Carrots

Looking for a recipe for sweet, buttery Glazed Carrots? This one is easy, and produces a tasty result perfect for holidays, Sunday dinner or whenever you are craving carrots. Can we talk carrots? I am a sucker for tender, sweet carrots glazed with a buttery sauce. I mean, who isn’t? (Okay, there are probably some…

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