Tag Archives: garlic

Garlicky Stuffed Mushrooms

I love mushrooms. I made these mushrooms as an appetizer for my husband and myself. It was our anniversary and we stayed home and ate appetizers and drank champagne. We each made a few appetizers and this one was my … Continue reading

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Dad’s Czech Potatoes

My dad used to make these super easy potatoes with breakfast every Sunday. He called them Czech potatoes because that’s how grandpa made them – and my grandparents were Czechoslovakian. I’m not sure how authentically Czech they are, but they … Continue reading

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Chicken Tartine with Arugula & Tangerine Vinaigrette

What is a tartine you ask? A tartine is a French, open-faced sandwich. In other words, there is only one slice of bread. That means fewer carbs and fewer calories and, if you’re on Weight Watchers like me, fewer points! … Continue reading

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Garlic and Roquefort Polenta with Eggs and Sausage

Today is “Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day”.  What could be bolder and more pungent than lots of garlic and blue cheese? If you’re looking to keep your breath sweet, this is not the dish for you.  If you looking … Continue reading

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Pasta of the Month – Spaghetti with Classic Pesto Sauce

I’ve seen a lot of recipes these days for pesto made with spinach or kale.  But what is pesto and where did it come from? The classic version of pesto, AKA Pesto Genovese, originated in Genoa, Italy and

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