Laurinda Silva’s Portuguese Potato Salad With Tuna

0 of 5 40 Minutes

Let me just say right off the bat that my very best friend in the entire world, Laurinda Silva, is Portuguese. Recently, someone asked me for the recipe for Portuguese Potato Salad With Tuna and I was fortunate to go directly to the source. Both Laurinda’s parents were from Portugal. She grew up speaking Portuguese […]

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Peppers Stuffed With Lamb & Couscous

0 of 5 82 Minutes 6 Stuffed Peppers

If you’re looking for an easy dinner menu item then look no further. This dish is super easy to make and everyone will swear that you spent all day in the kitchen. 

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Fresh Tomato Marinara Sauce

0 of 5 24 Minutes 1 Quart

If you’re still gathering tomatoes from your garden or coming across beauties at your local farmers’ market then make this Fresh Tomato Marinara Sauce. Make a double batch and freeze half. You’ll thank yourself in the gloom of midwinter. 

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Oatmeal With Raisins & Maple Cream

0 of 5 30 Minutes

The best oatmeal that I’ve ever had was the first time I stayed in the Lake District. It was the beginning of fall and there was a bit of a chill in the mornings. The woman who ran the small Inn was a very nice Northern England type who would get up very early every […]

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French Onion & Apple Soup

0 of 5 60 Minutes 12 Cups

My French Onion & Apple Soup was inspired by the time I spent in Brittany last October. Buttery, golden onions, and melted cheese are at the center of this classic French Onion Soup. Adding the apples makes this soup the ultimate version of the bistro classic and makes a hearty meal for fall and winter […]

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Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Chip Cookies

0 of 5 12 Minutes 45 Cookies

I came up with the idea for these cookies because each time I go to my favorite ice cream shop I order the Peanut Butter Cup ice cream. I love making peanut butter cookies, but sometimes they can be a bit boring. I used name brand Peanut Butter Cups, but I do know that there […]

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Nana’s Apple Butter

0 of 5 2 to 4 Pints

As a child growing up in Nebraska we made Apple Butter every fall. It’s not difficult at all and tastes so much better than store bought, but then again, most everything does. Use apples such as Gala, Winesap, Jonagold, Fuji, or Granny Smith.

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Baked Apple Chips

0 of 5 130 Minutes

Crispy, crunchy baked apple chips made at home are so delicious. Easy to make and oh so addicting! I used red apples, but any variety of apple works with this recipe.

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Cucumber Soy Salad

0 of 5

Cucumbers are so refreshing and as a salad compliment most meals. Soy sauce and rice vinegar give it a welcoming Asian flair. 

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Carrot Oat Muffins

0 of 5 18 Minutes 18 Muffins

This is an excellent muffin recipe and the muffins are very filling. Pack them in your child’s lunchbox, serve for breakfast, or have them on hand for an afternoon snack.

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