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Wine Braised Chicken with Onions and Polenta

This meal is elegant and yet homey. It’s rich and comforting, a great meal for guests or just to show someone you love them. The chicken is browned and braised in wine with onions and flavors that have been sautéed … Continue reading

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Beef Nachos – National Nachos Day

Sunday is National Nacho day. Nachos have an interesting history, but in their purest form they are just tortilla chips with melted cheese and served with salsa. Now we top them with all kinds of things – like beef and … Continue reading

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Sourdough Bread with Olives – Bread of the Month

We eat a lot of bread, especially sourdough. The funny thing about sourdough is that it tastes different depending on where the starter grows. The tanginess comes from both lactic and acetic acids, the latter of the two being the … Continue reading

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Hearts of Palm & Artichoke Salad

You get a delicious salad when you mix these two totally delicious vegetables that come in a can! I love the flavor of the hearts of palm especially when it’s mixed with artichoke hearts! Add some olives, chopped up egg … Continue reading

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