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Grilled Vegetables with Lemon Parsley Vinaigrette

2 small eggplant, trimmed and sliced crosswise 2 red bell pepper 1 medium red onion, peeled and cut into wedges 2 zucchini, sliced lengthwise Olive oil 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley Salt and freshly ground black pepper Preheat grill to medium-high 1. Brush eggplant, [ ... ]

Summer Corn Soup

9 medium ears of fresh yellow corn, husks and silks removed 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 large onion, chopped fine 2 medium garlic cloves, minced 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth 2 medium red potatoes diced into ¼ inch pieces 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano or thyme 2 tablespoons minced fresh [ ... ]
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Peach Flambe

Ingredients: 4 Peaches, ripe but not soft 5 tbsp. Butter 5 tbsp. Brown sugar I just poured about 1/4 cup Rum, dark, to taste Preparation: Take 4 ripe, peaches, cut in half, then slice in about 4 or 5 slices. Melt butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar; stir. Add peaches. [ ... ]

Peach Coffee Cake

2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup cold unsalted butter (1 1/2 sticks- cut into 1/2 inch pieces) 1/3 cup slivered almond 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup milk 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 cups peeled and chopped peaches (about 6 medium size.) • 1 1/2 cups raspberries or blueberries Heat oven [ ... ]
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Roasted Tomato Salad

2 pounds ( a mix of small & cherry tomatoes), halved I used 1 yellow and 1 orange tomato fresh for colour. 1/4 cup / extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/3 cup toasted almond slices 6 oz good mozzarella, torn into chunks or goat cheese a handful of torn [ ... ]
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