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Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Basil

Savory and robust, these sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Basil cook fast and add unique, bold flavor to meals as a side dish. Hi, my name is Sarah and I am addicted to Brussels sprouts. When cooked well, these diminutive veggies are seductively savory with a tinge of sweetness. Add in some meaty pancetta, …

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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic and Basil

This is a celebration of simple, natural flavors — perfect for when produce is at its peak. Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic and Basil is a delight. Sometimes, simplicity is the best thing for food. At home, I often rely on simple flavors — especially during the growing and harvest season. Tomatoes with a sprinkling …

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Vegetable Pancakes with Zucchini, Carrot and Onion

Crispy on the outside, filled with vegetables and soft on the inside. These savory Vegetable Pancakes are delightful with fried or poached eggs. Dip forkfuls in the creamy, rich runny yolks. A few days before school started, I suggested to my son, Will, that he might need a planner to keep track of his 9th …

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Roasted Tomato Marinara Sauce with Garlic, Onion and Basil

This robust Roasted Tomato Marinara Sauce with Garlic, Onion and Basil makes good use of in-season tomatoes and is perfect for freezing to enjoy later. Confession: I keep glass jars and use them to store things. This old marinara jar was perfect for storing my homemade marinara sauce in the fridge or freezer. When we …

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Make-Ahead Mini Mediterranean Frittatas

Mornings run smoother when we have grab-and-go (perhaps with a few seconds of reheating) options for breakfasts like these veggie-filled Make-Ahead Mini Mediterranean Frittatas. Quick and easy to make, these reheat wonderfully. What’s in a week? I’ve talked about how busy ours would get once school began, and I wasn’t kidding. In some ways, it’s …

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Sauteed Summer Squash with Balsamic Glaze

Warm, but still crisp, this Sauteed Summer Squash with Balsamic Glaze is an easy side dish for late summer dinners. When my cookbook book club cooked from Saladish by Irene Rosen recently, I chose a summer squash recipe. In it, you sliced summer squash lengthwise, brushed it with oil and sprinkled it with seasonings. Then …

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