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Warm Winter Salad

1 Small red Onion, cut into 1/2 inch wedges 1 small sweet potato cut into 1-inch pieces 1 carrot, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch pieces 1 parsnip, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch pieces 1 small celery root peeled and cut into 3/4-inch pieces 1 small beet, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch [ ... ]
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Vanilla Rice Pudding

6 cups Milk, 1 % or 2 % 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup arborio rice ( Italian short grain ) 1 Tablespoon vanilla ( please use Real Vanilla) 1/4 teaspoon salt cinnamon for sprinkling ontop if desired. using a 4 litre saucepan add milk, vanilla and sugar, heat to boiling over medium heat stirring [ ... ]
Category: Desserts  4 Comments

Sweet Pepper Slaw

Ingredients: 3 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoon minced Italian Parsley 1 teaspoon sugar 1 clove garlic, minced 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 or 2 red bell pepper,sliced very thin 1 green or/ and orange bell pepper,sliced very thin 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced very thin 1/2 teas salt 1/4 teas black pepper Directions: Combine lemon juice, parsley, sugar, [ ... ]
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Strawberry Mousse

adapted from Family Circle 1 egg white 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 cups chopped fresh strawberries Fresh fruit for garnish Place egg white in a large bowl of a stand up mixer, full power for 2 minutes until light and foamy. gradually beat in sugar and strawberries on medium speed. [ ... ]
Category: Passover  One Comment

Grilled Honey Chicken

Very good! I used thighs and broiled in the oven, I will make this again in the summer on the BBQ. Be sure to use the glaze. It is rubbed with a easy and fabulous spice paste and then basted with a tangy honey glaze, I [ ... ]
Category: Main Courses  9 Comments

Sweet & Sour Sicilian Braised Chicken (Pollo Agrodolce)

4 whole chicken legs, cut into thighs and drumsticks Salt and freshly ground black pepper Flour for dredging 1/3 cup olive oil 1 small onion, cut into small dice 1 small rib celery, cut into small dice 1 small carrot, cut into small dice 1 Tbs. sugar 2 Tbs. good-quality white-wine vinegar 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 [ ... ]

Lentil Soup

1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium celery stalk, small dice 1 medium carrot, peeled and small dice 1/2 medium yellow onion, small dice 3 medium garlic cloves, minced Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 quart low-sodium vegetable broth 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes with their juices 1 1/4 cups lentils (any color except red), rinsed 1 bay [ ... ]
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Apple Cake with warm Carmel Sauce

1/2 cup pecans 1/2 cup butter at room temperature 1 cup sugar 2 eggs at room temperature 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped, plus 16 apple slices for garnish Hot Caramel Sauce: 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 cup packed [ ... ]
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