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Author Archives: velikova

Sweet and Tangy Hummus Recipe | Bon Appetit

Sweet and Tangy Hummus Recipe | Bon Appetit Red pepper paste gives this garlic-free hummus its color and smoky-sweet flavor; find it in Middle Eastern markets or online. Ingredients 1 15.5-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed ⅓ cup tahini 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 ½ tablespoon Turkish or Syrian red pepper paste or 2 tsp. harissa … Continue reading »

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Halibut Baked In Foil with Zucchini and Tomatoes

Halibut Baked In Foil with Zucchini and Tomatoes Why this recipe works. Cooking halibut en papillote – baking it in a tightly sealed package to steam it in it’s own juices – is a quick, mess-free way to enhance the fish’s mild flavor, and including vegetables in the pouch is a surefire path to an … Continue reading »

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Zucchini Ribbon Salad with Lemon and Parmesan Cheese

Zucchini Ribbon Salad with Lemon and Parmesan Cheese Zucchini Ribbon Salad with Lemon and Parmesan Cheese is a simple and easy to make salad that’s loaded with fresh flavor! It’s the perfect way to use this year’s summer zucchini crop! Ingredients 5 small zucchini, trimmed and peeled into ribbons Kosher salt and fresh ground black … Continue reading »

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Shrimp and Pea Risotto

Shrimp and Pea Risotto Ingredients 1 ½ cups, uncooked Arborio Rice 5 cups chicken broth 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 1 tablespoon oil ⅓ cups onion, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 lb. small shrimp, shelled and deveined ½ cup frozen peas, unthawed 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated Method 1. Heat broth to a simmer … Continue reading »

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New Potatoes with Peas And Cilantro

New Potatoes with Peas And Cilantro A few chopped anchovies or sorrel leaves make a nice addition here, if you want to add another burst of flavor. Serves four as a side dish. Ingredients 2 ½ cups / 300g peas (fresh or frozen ) 2 green chilies, finely chopped (take out the seeds, if you … Continue reading »

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Orzo with Shrimp, Tomato, and Marinated Feta

Orzo with Shrimp, Tomato, and Marinated Feta The combination of shrimp, feta, tomatoes, and pasta is one that I love. I return to it time and again for easy one-pot suppers. Orzo is the little pasta that comes in the shape of rice. It’s easy to eat a lot of and is widely available. If … Continue reading »

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All pieced!

Just finished piecing my #Simplefriendships2QAL mystery!

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Sautéed Boneless Pork Chops with Port Wine and Cherry Sauce

Sautéed Boneless Pork Chops with Port Wine and Cherry Sauce Ingredients 2 boneless pork chops (3/4 – 1 inch thick, 6-8 oz. each) 1 pinch each salt and pepper 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 shallot, minced ½ teaspoon minced fresh rosemary 2 garlic cloves, minced ½ cup chicken broth ¼ cup ruby port wine 2 … Continue reading »

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Fettuccine with Wild Boar Ragu

Fettuccine with Wild Boar Ragu Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, diced 1 large carrot, grated 1 stalk celery, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 lbs. ground wild boar 1 cup red wine 15 ounces canned tomato sauce 6 ounces canned tomato paste 1 lb. fettuccine pasta 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil … Continue reading »

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Buckwheat and Haricots Verts Salad

Cooking from my new cookbook! Buckwheat and Haricots Verts Salad This is either lovely as is or served with some pan-fried salmon. It’s quick to make – less than half an hour if you get the various elements all cooking at the same time – but can also be prepared in advance, if you like. … Continue reading »

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