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Marinated bean salad
Summer Corn Salad
Simple “Lettuce-Free” Greek Salad
Warm Farro Salad with Mixed Greens
Baked Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Spinach Salad with Grilled Peaches, Bacon and Balsamic Glaze Vinaigrette


Creamy Chicken and Potato Leek Soup
Butternut Squash Soup
Vegetarian Chili
Curried Cauliflower and Carrot Soup
Chicken and Green Chile Stew


Bucatini with Meatballs and Homemade Tomato Sauce
Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Spinach
Roasted Vegetable Lasagna
Risotto with Asparagus, Fresh Shelling Peas and Lemon
Pasta with Goat Cheese and Spinach Pesto and Caramelized Onions
Mac ‘N Cheese — 2009


Carnitas Tacos
Roasted Chicken Breasts with Basil, Garlic and Lemon
Easy Weeknight Salmon with Lemon and Chive Sauce
One Skillet Mediterranean Chicken with Honey, Lemon and Oregano
Hearty Stuffed Peppers
Chicken with Tomatoes and Artichokes
Steamed Mussels and Shrimp with Dijon, White Wine
Mustard-roasted White Fish
Tequila Lime Shrimp with Summer Vegetables
Pan Fried Tilapia with Lemon Butter Sauce
Braised Short Ribs with Goat Cheese Polenta
Weeknight Frittata with Bacon, Spinach and Pinenuts
Pan-roasted Halibut with Caramelized Fennel and Grapefruit
Crispy-skinned Roasted Chicken
Chicken Schnitzel with Duck Fried Potatoes
Goat Cheese Sandwiches with Lemon “Carpaccio”


Escabeche (Pickled Jalapeños and Vegetables)
Baked Ratatouille
Hearty Stuffed Peppers
Quick-braised Kale with Pancetta
Onion Marmalade


Strawberry Sauce
One Minute Chocolate Sauce
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies


Homemade Sweet Cream Butter
Homemade Chicken Stock
Garlic Confit
Dicing an Onion

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