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Holiday Gift Idea for Mom or Dad

December 1st, 2015

BEEF STEW IN THE SLOW COOKER   Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup olive oil (plus more if needed) 2 large onions, diced (2 cups) 1 6-ounce can tomato paste 1 cup dry red wine 1 pound potatoes, cut into 2-inch pieces (about 4 cups) 1/2 pound baby carrots (about 2 cups) 2 cups beef broth 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon dried thyme[…..]

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Heated Stone to Keep Food Warm

November 1st, 2015

TOMATO BRUSCHETTA HORS D’ OEUVRES Ingredients 1 slender baguette (8 oz.) 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 pt. large cherry tomatoes, halved About 1/4 tsp. each kosher salt and pepper 3/4 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese 1 cup small fresh basil leaves   Preparation   1. Heat a grill to medium (350° to 450°). Cut 18 thin diagonal slices from[…..]

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Casserole is Warm to the Last Bite

October 2nd, 2015

MEXICAN CASSEROLE  Ingredients  2 pounds ground beef 1 onion, chopped 2 (16-oz.) cans spicy chili beans 16-oz. pkg. frozen corn kernels, thawed One 15-oz. can of tomato sauce 1 1/4-oz. pkg. taco seasoning mix 3 cups finely shredded Cheddar Jack cheese, divided 3 cups nacho-flavored tortilla chips, crushed and divided Garnish: chopped tomatoes and green onions Preparation Cook ground beef[…..]

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Keep Food Chilled with Dining Stones

September 12th, 2015

GRILLED CHICKEN AND VEGGIE WRAP SANDWICHES Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 4 to 6 zucchini, sliced lengthwise into 1/4-inch thick slices Olive oil Salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing, divided 8 10-inch whole-grain flour tortillas 8 leaves lettuce Garnish: shredded Cheddar cheese   Preparation Brush chicken and zucchini with olive oil; sprinkle with salt and[…..]

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Warm to the Last Bite

August 20th, 2015

SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS Ingredients 8 ounces whole-wheat spaghetti 1 pound ground beef 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 5 garlic cloves, minced 2 pounds ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (or to taste)   Preparation 1. Cook the pasta[…..]

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Keep Your Dinner Plate Warm

July 8th, 2015

GRILLED SALMON Ingredients 1 side of skin-on wild salmon (3 lbs.) 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil Vegetable oil for grill 4 lemons, halved and visible seeds removed Fresh fig leaves for platter (optional) Fresh chervil leaves or snipped chives Preparation   1. Remove salmon from refrigerator 45 minutes before serving, pat dry, and season[…..]

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Grilled Food Will Stay Warm to the Last Bite

June 7th, 2015

GRILLED SKIRT STEAK Ingredients 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons dark brown sugar 1 garlic clove, minced 1 pound skirt steak, trimmed and cut into 4 pieces Cooking spray 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper   Preparation 1. Combine first 4 Ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add steak, turning to coat;[…..]

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Keep Your Grilled Food Warm on the Plate

May 22nd, 2015

GRILLED CHICKEN AND VEGGIES Ingredients 4 (12-inch) wooden skewers 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh rosemary 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon loosely packed orange zest 1/2 teaspoon ancho chili powder 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 6 skinned and boned chicken thighs (about 1 lb.), cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces 1 small zucchini, cut into 1 1/2-inch[…..]

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Tired of your food getting cold on the plate?

April 4th, 2015

BEEF SPRING ROLLS WITH HOISIN SAUCE Ingredients 3 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk 1/4 cup fish sauce 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 pound trimmed sirloin beef, about 1 1/2 to 2 inches thick 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 ounces cellophane noodles or bean threads 8 to 10[…..]

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Plate Warmer

March 20th, 2015

BAKED ZITI PASTA CASSEROLE Ingredients 12 ounces ziti pasta 1 small yellow onion, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef 2 (15-oz.) cans tomato sauce 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 cups milk 1 cup grated Parmesan[…..]

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