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GARLICKY PASTA AND KALE

This recipe is great with kale or any spring greens. It is so simple yet satisfying. 2 tablespoons olive oil 2–10 fresh garlic cloves, chopped (use as much as you like) Pinch of salt, pepper and crushed red pepper ½ pound kale, roughly chopped 8 ounces of your favorite pasta, cooked In a large skillet […]

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GRILLED SHRIMP SPIEDINI WITH SALSA VERDE

The greatest delight the fields and woods minister is the suggestion of an occult relation between man and the vegetable. I am not alone and unacknowledged. They nod to me and I to them. —Ralph Waldo Emerson This recipe calls for shrimp, but it’s also delicious as a sauce for salmon, scallops, chicken or lamb. […]

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STRAWBERRY LEMON PRESERVES

Recipe and Photo by Lyn Deardorff Makes about 4 half-pints 4 pounds organic or regular strawberries, firm and barely ripe 2 whole lemons 1 cup sugar (cane sugar or organic raw sugar) ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional) ½ teaspoon ground ginger (optional) Prepare jars by placing in water-bath canner, bring to boil and simmer for […]

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BREAKFAST IN A SKILLET

Photos by Jennifer Davick The best of breakfast comes together here in a big cast-iron skillet. It’s lovely enough to take straight from the oven to the table, even for company. Starting out the day this way sets a pretty high standard for lunch and supper. Preheating the skillet helps the biscuit crumbs stay crisp. […]

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PUFFED CHICKEN POT PIES

Photo by Jennifer Davick Putting this classic comfort food in miniature skillets raises it to a level fit for company. Make sure the filling is hot and the pastry is cold when it goes in the oven. ¾ pound carrots 2 celery ribs 1 yellow onion 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon freshly ground […]

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