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Lobster Risotto (Lobster Recipe)

Decadent, creamy risotto goes upscale in this Lobster Risotto recipe. The key to making this dish is to be patient and let it cook slowly to perfection. Making risotto is like meditation. The repetitive stirring, the extreme patience, repeat, repeat … it’s culinary yoga. Liquid is added little by little to the arborio rice. After …

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Kitchen Sink Mai Fun

Growing up, meals were pretty simple. My grandmother favored menus with fewer ingredients and less fuss. Pork chops cooked in sauerkraut, or bratwurst, knackwurst or any wurst for that matter, were favorites. Sometimes we’d have lamb chops or a simple beef stroganoff (did I spell that right?). But if were really lucky, she would spend …

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Portabella and White Bean Soup

It’s the weekend (a rather LOOOOOOOONG weekend for me, yay!) so that means it’s time for Weekend Herb Blogging, the blogging event created by Kalyn from Kalyn’s Kitchen that celebrates herbs and veggies and other yummy things. It’s being hosted by Haalo of Cook (almost) Anything At Least Once this weekend, so check there on …

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Baked Tilapia with Vegetables

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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Tropical Fried Rice

I first made this Tropical Fried Rice recipe one night when I was short on veggies but had some pineapple that really needed to be eaten. As it turns out, I love the sweet taste of fruit melded with the more salty flavors of the fried rice. Even my six-year-old stepson, who hates food in …

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Italian Turkey Meatballs

Italian Turkey Meatballs

Ground turkey is combined with seasonings and other ingredients to create tender Italian Turkey Meatballs — a family favorite! Super Stop & Shop had a buy one, get one free sale on ground turkey this week so I used that as an excuse to do a bait and switch exercise with my husband and he …

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Corned Beef Skillet for One

Salty corned beef is heated in a skillet with maple syrup and then smothered with sauerkraut and Swiss cheese for a delightful, unexpected dish. This corned beef skillet is a wonderful recipe for one. Welcome to Sarah’s Cucina Bella! This was my very first post on SCB, published on November 9, 2005. I would love …

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