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Lettuce Soup with a Lotta Green Garlic

Lettuce Soup with a Lotta Green Garlic

Nothing screams spring like tiny leafy greens and green garlic. And yes, they can make a yummy soup. At first squint, one might not think this soup would be as tasty the next day, but it certainly is. In case you don’t know, green garlic (also called garlic scapes or...

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Raw Corn Summer Salad with Apples and Jicama

Raw Corn Summer Salad with Apples and Jicama

We don’t often think of eating corn raw but—especially in the height of summer when quality is high and quantity abounds—it can be a sublimely sweet, crisp, juicy treat. This salad abounds with crunchy textures, contrasting flavors, and wonderful color. Besides...

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Spinach, Nuts, and Cheese with Green Garlic

Spinach, Nuts, and Cheese with Green Garlic

Don't let the plain-sounding title of this recipe give you the wrong idea. This is a great savory dish—after all, with bacon, cheese, walnuts, and green garlic, and spinach, how much more umami goodness could you want? You can also add hot chiles for added pizzazz....

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Garlic Scape Soup

Garlic Scape Soup

This lovely, creamy, savory soup enhances the delicate garlic-asparagus flavor of the scapes. You may use the garlic scape flowers as well. Garlic Scape Soup 3 cups garlic scapes (cut into 2-inch pieces)1 medium onion, (chopped)1 tablespoon olive oil1 teaspoon fresh...

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Easy-As-Pie Rhubarb Pie

Easy-As-Pie Rhubarb Pie

This is a truly easy, incredibly delicious pie that looks like it takes much more effort than it actually does. Once you start eating it, none of that matters, either. Easy-As-Pie Rhubarb Pie 1 unbaked 9-inch piecrust (plus extra for top crust or lattice, if desired)4...

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American Q’s Bourbon + Bacon Hot Chocolate

American Q’s Bourbon + Bacon Hot Chocolate

American Q's Bourbon + Bacon Hot Chocolate: In search of something new for the holiday season. This is a unique combination of ingredients and sounds like a few would make the holiday's a lot smoother ¼ cup cocoa powder½ cup sugar1/3 cup Water2 cup milk2 cup heavy...

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Fabulous Poached Pears

Fabulous Poached Pears

Pears and poaching go together even better than babies and diapers. Poaching involves long, very gentle cooking and is an excellent method of preparing pears with less-than-optimal flavor. Use firmer pears like Boscs, Seckels, or Anjous; softer varieties like...

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Parsnip and Pear Pancakes with Horseradish Sour Cream

Parsnip and Pear Pancakes with Horseradish Sour Cream

This delightful recipe is by Michelle Abendschan, who writes the Fennel*Twist blog, formerly Je Mange le Ville. She notes, "I am a huge fan of potato pancakes from way back, so when I came across this recipe for parsnip and pear latkes, I was practically out the door...

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Pita Pockets with Fresh Figs and Roasted Chicken

Pita Pockets with Fresh Figs and Roasted Chicken

  Pita Pockets with Fresh Figs and Roasted Chicken Fresh figs and feta cheese add a delicious, savory twist to these hearty roasted chicken pita pockets! ¼ cup coarsely chopped walnuts1 cup shredded roasted chicken breast and thighs ((skin removed))¼ cup chopped...

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Pumpkin Cheesecake with Bourbon Crème

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Bourbon Crème

  Pumpkin Cheesecake with Bourbon Crème This gorgeous cheesecake is full of good things—succulent pumpkin; those familiar warm spices of cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg; and unctuous cream cheese—all with the smoky surprise of bourbon in both the filling and the...

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Apple-Chile Cobbler

Apple-Chile Cobbler

  Apple-Chile Cobbler This cobbler starts out tamely enough, with the usual apples and the warm spiciness of cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. But then the unexpected punch of roasted chile peppers kicks in, giving this classic dessert uncommon depth, savoriness,...

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