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Sundried tomato pesto spread

Sundried tomato pesto spread

| November 24, 2006 | 1 Comment

Sundried tomato pesto spread yields about 3/4 cup ½ cup baby spinach, packed ½ cup sundried tomatoes 3-5 cloves garlic, depending on your taste ½ cup walnuts ½ cup shredded romano 2 tbsp olive oil Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process to a paste. Cucina Bella Notes: This spread is thicker than […]

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Spinach pesto sans garlic spread

Spinach pesto sans garlic spread

| November 24, 2006 | 0 Comments

Spinach pesto sans garlic spread yields about 1/2 cup 1 cup baby spinach, packed ½ cup walnuts ½ cup shredded romano 2 tbsp olive oil Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process to a paste. Cucina Bella notes: This recipe was born out of necessity. My husband tolerates pesto, but hates the garlic […]

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Olive Pesto Hummus Dip

Olive Pesto Hummus Dip

| November 21, 2006 | 1 Comment

I was jonesing to make a new recipe recently, and it had to include olives (don’t ask me why, it just did, ok?). So I hunted around, considering tapenades, pestos, hummus’ and other delights, when it came to me – why not combine them all into one mega nutritious dip? This dip has beans, good […]

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Review: Trader Joe’s Brownie Truffle Baking Mix

Review: Trader Joe’s Brownie Truffle Baking Mix

| November 6, 2006 | 0 Comments

I was at Trader Joe’s not too long ago and decided to pick up their Brownie Truffle Baking Mix. I know. Boxed. I don’t do boxed, right? Well generally no, since boxed mixes tend to have more ingredients than I am comfortable feeding my family. Nonetheless, I decided to have an exception since I had […]

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Fall Feast-ival: Oh pie, oh my!

Fall Feast-ival: Oh pie, oh my!

| October 21, 2006 | 1 Comment

I promised this recipe over a week ago, and wanted to come through. This is a tender, sweet, crumb-topped apple pie. Always a hit in our house. See also Easy Apple Turnovers. French Apple Pie yields one pie 1 good quality pie crust (I like Oronoque Farms) 2/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 […]

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Salsa Cruda

Salsa Cruda

| October 18, 2006 | 1 Comment

As promised, here is my recipe for salsa cruda. It’s got that fresh taste that goes so well with dishes that have clean tastes. It was fantastic with my black beans. I think it would also be delicious with a fresh taco salad, grilled chicken or a firm fish (like swordfish), seared. That will be […]

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Black Beans with Salsa Cruda

Black Beans with Salsa Cruda

| October 18, 2006 | 0 Comments

I just wrote a whole post and with a flick of the finger accidentally erased the whole thing. Don’t you hate when that happens? And of course this is blogger so I can’t just hit ‘undo’ and make everything right again. Oh, the horrors. Black Beans with Salsa Cruda have been on my mind since […]

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WHB: Fried Green Tomatoes

WHB: Fried Green Tomatoes

| October 15, 2006 | 6 Comments

What do you do when you are given a gigantic green beefsteak tomato? Make a giant batch of fried green tomatoes of course!!! I’ve only attempted fried green tomatoes once before and they were a disaster. This time I was determined to create something that would wow even myself. I’ve read many recipes for this […]

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The Secret of the Palmier

The Secret of the Palmier

| October 13, 2006 | 2 Comments

There was a mad rush at my desk yesterday as word spread through the office that there were cookies. Gotta love it. There is nothing better than hearing the mmm’s of people enjoying something you’ve made. That’s enough to get me cooking even more frequently to share. In truth, the cookies were for my husband’s […]

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Light and Healthy Tilapia

Light and Healthy Tilapia

| October 6, 2006 | 0 Comments

I had two objectives tonight: healthy and light. I had taken out some tilapia this morning to have for dinner and had a red onion earmarked for the meal. I wasn’t quite sure what to do with it all though. Hunting through my kitchen and fridge, I located some organic carrots, a home grown tomato, […]

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