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Sun-Dried Tomato and Sausage Strata

Sun-Dried Tomato and Sausage Strata

A golden, puffy strata will elevate the most mundane morning. Layered with buttered cubes of bread and generous quantities of Italian sausage and mozzarella cheese, this Sun-Dried Tomato and Sausage Strata must be prepared ahead of time, making it ideal for when you have house guests. Continue Reading →

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Cookie Brittle

Cookie Brittle

Attention: This cookie brittle is straight up addictive. It will call you from the counter top all day long and when you go out, you’ll think about it on your way home and feel the need to eat a piece before you even remove your coat. This is that sort of thing. You have been warned. Continue Reading →

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Halibut in Parchment

Halibut in Parchment

Cooking Halibut in Parchment or foil is a wonderful way to get the best results and add a dramatic flair to dinner. The paper or foil holds in the moisture, concentrates the flavor and protects the delicate flesh. The fish essentially steams in the oven and in its own juices. Follow the folding and cooking instructions carefully. The “foil” packets can be cooked in the oven or on the grill. Continue Reading →

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Sauteed Snapper with Fresh Avocado Salsa

Sauteed Snapper with Fresh Avocado Salsa

A few thoughts before you get started on the salsa for this Sauteed Snapper with Fresh Avocado Salsa. Make sure the tomatoes you use for this dish are nice and hard, with no hint of ripening. Look for avocados that are ripe but still firm‒the ones on which the stem at the end still wiggles. And finally, this salsa can be made up to a day ahead, though the fresher it is, the brighter it will be. Continue Reading →

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Tarragon-Cream Chicken

Tarragon-Cream Chicken

Got a package of chicken breasts and a half an hour? Then you’re well on your way to a great tasting dinner with this Tarragon-Cream Chicken recipe. Continue Reading →

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Three-Cheese Mini-Macs

Three Cheese Mini Macaroni and Cheese

Ah, Macaroni and Cheese – quite possibly the world’s best comfort food. If your only encounter with it has been by way of the blue box, this recipe could very well change your life, your lover’s life, your friends’ livrs and they will all love you forever! Oh! Never mind, I’m in Mac heaven! Continue Reading →

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Buffalo Chicken Wings

Buffalo Chicken Wings

Devilishly spicy, super saucy and almost virtuous Buffalo Chicken Wings in three steps. Napkins anyone? Continue Reading →

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Crispy Sesame Salad Stack with Orange-Soy Vinaigrette

Crispy Sesame Salad Stack with Orange-Soy Vinaigrette

Impress your family and friends by serving this fashionable Crispy Sesame Salad Stack with Orange-Soy Vinaigrette. Easy enough to prepare during the week and add charm to any special occasion. Make an extra batch of sesame won ton crisps to munch on or to top with your favorite cheese spread for a tasty snack. Continue Reading →

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Bacon-Wrapped Halibut

Bacon-Wrapped Halibut

One of the benefits of living in Southeast Alaska is the availability of a diverse range of fresh seafood. It makes experimenting a bit more challenging and puts my creative brain to the test. It was time for me to think of something different. And then, I found my star ingredient. Bacon! This Bacon-Wrapped Halibut turns out flaky and full of bacon juice. These make you feel as if you should add bacon to your dinner every night! Continue Reading →

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Spicy Tomato Salsa

Spicy Tomato Salsa

This Spicy Tomato Salsa is bursting with tons of fresh flavors and couldn’t be any easier or quicker to make. Just put everything into a food processor and pulse to your desired consistency. Then sit down with an entire bag of tortilla chips and a bowl of this salsa and watch them both disappear. It’s amazing how quickly that can happen, right? Continue Reading →

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