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Recipes I've Shared:

Chicken Marsala

Delicious Italian chicken dish

Risotto with Mushrooms and Thyme

A traditional, Italian recipe


Incredible! (1 rating)
Pinto Beans with Carrots, Onions, and Ham

This is a great winter stew - very comforting, very filling, like your grandmother would make it.

Lentils and Rice with Fried Onions (Mujadarrah)

his may sound like a plain recipe, but believe me, it's wonderful! It is an easy-to-make Middle Eastern comfort food that combines lentils, rice and delicious fried onions. Top with plain yogurt for a super flavor!

Bubble and Squeak (Potatoes, Cabbage, and Onion Hash)

A potato, cabbage, and onion hash for a comforting lunch or dinner

All-Purpose Crepes

Crepes are easy to make and are a most useful resource for simple but dressy main courses and desserts. You can make a good number while you're at it and freeze the extras, ready almost at once for many a quick meal.

Summer Salad with Cumin-encrusted Salmon

Quick to put together, delicious, and healthy, this salad with spiced seared salmon is sure to be a hit!


Very Good (2 ratings)
Creole Kidney Beans and Rice

Spicy, nutritious beans and rice with a flair from New Orleans

Dutch Baby

A Dutch Baby is basically a cross between a pancake and a popover. Serve it with fresh berries or nothing more than jam or a lavish sprinkling of lemon sugar.

Buttermilk Fantail Rolls

Decadent, beautiful rolls from Gourmet.com

Lucia's Walnut Cake

This recipe comes from the restaurant at the Locanda del Palazzo in Barile, Italy. It contains no flour and no egg yolks, yet the cake is spongy and light.

Chicken Pancit

Delicious, Filipino noodle dish, excellent with chicken or substitute shrimp! Adapted from GraceBeforeMeals.com.

Salmon with Soba Noodles

Need a cool protein fix? Try this Asian-inspired dish for a tasty change of pace


Very Good (10 ratings)
Balsamic-braised Red Cabbage

My father's grandparents on both sides were from Austria and he grew up with many traditional German and Austrian dishes and a love for cooked cabbage in various forms. This love he passed on to me and I'm delighted to present his sweet and sour red cabbage recipe.

Basic Chicken Salad

This is a family favorite. I like to use baked thighs or breasts that have been sprinkled with basil or rosemary.


Very Good (2 ratings)
Apple-Feta Brussel Sprout Salad

Just a handful of these sage-green buds has multiple benefits. They're not only superior sources of vitamins C and K, folic acid and fiber but they can also help curb hunger.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Homemade Fat-Free Cream Cheese (Labneh)

This traditional Middle Eastern yogurt cheese is very versatile and couldn't be easier to make. It's a real winner at only 32 calories per 1/4 cup.

Spicy Brazilian Bean Fritters

These tasty, little morsels are regularly served on the streets of Brazil with shrimp and hot sauce. This low-fat, low-calorie, vegan version tastes like a potato latke crossed with a hushpuppy and makes for a great, portable lunch or snack.


Very Good (1 rating)
Thomas Jefferson's Corn Pudding

This wonderful fall pudding of fresh corn and eggs made regular appearances at Thomas Jefferson's table. Delicious served warm with a splash of cream poured on top or cold as a sidedish or mildly sweet dessert.


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