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Easy Roasted Cherry Tomato Sauce

August in Portland usually means everyone with a garden is trying to do two things: give away tomatoes and zucchini, and think of other things to make than Caprese salad and zucchini bread. My wonderful neighbor Jenny had an abundance … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Italian Sausage

I have recently had a little case of blogger’s block.  I have been feeling like maybe I have already blogged all of my good dishes.  I cook dinner for my family every night, or at least 5 or 6 nights … Continue reading

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Bolognese with Chicken

     Bolognese with Chicken Here is a simple meat sauce using chicken rather than ground beef.  I use ground chicken thigh meat instead of breast meat.  It has more flavor and won’t dry out like ground white meat chicken will.  … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmigiana Lite

Eggplant Parmigiana Lite The days of heavy, breaded and fried eggplant are over.  Here is a simple, lighter version that eliminates a lot of the fat and calories without sacrificing flavor.  This is a great dish to make ahead a … Continue reading

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January 8, 2011 Turkey Meatballs

Turkey Meatballs This recipe was adapted from Marcella Hazan’s Marcella’s Italian Kitchen.  Her books aren’t the glossy, gorgeously photographed cookbooks we are used to today.  Her books are authentic, well written and give great results every time.   In her recipe … Continue reading

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