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Pork Chops for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday and my husband is ready to grill. His favorite marinated pork chop recipe is in this cookbook just for men.

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Chez Panisse Pasta, Pizza, and Calzone

Alice Waters’ recipes always rejoice in the bounty of nature and fresh ingredients. You will find this true in her pasta, pizza, and calzone.

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Hoisin Chicken and a Refreshing Salad

Most of this meal can be prepared early in the morning or even the night before, then dinner time is a snap!

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My Favorite Summer Pasta Salad

My favorite go-to pasta salad that I make all summer long, is from “The Joy of Pasta” cookbook. The salad goes with grilling, picnics, or just by itself.

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Cooking with a Foreign Accent, 1952

Cooking with a Foreign Accent from Sunset books, offers some interesting recipes from 1952. See the “wine sticks” (biscotti) I made. Delicious!

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Recipes Are Meant To Be Shared

Do you share recipes or do you carefully guard them from the world? I’ll try to convince everyone that recipes are meant to be shared.

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Bran Muffins with Dried Lingonberries

I usually add raisins to my bran muffins until I found a source for dried lingonberries! Did you know lingonberries are the new super fruit?

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Glazed Ham Balls

Time to dig up an old ’50’s recipe from my card catalog in the Culinary Cellar using leftover ham. My grandma used to make these!

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