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Foodist: Toasted Pearl Couscous, Butternut Squash and Cranberries

Toasted Pearl Couscous with Butternut Squash and  Cranberries This is another great fall recipe! This toasted Pearl Couscous with Butternut Squash and  Cranberries has so many ingredients right from the garden! Toasting pearl couscous before cooking it with liquid brings out the pasta’s wheat nutty notes and an enticing aroma. The unique thing about this recipe is …

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Foodist: Autumn Savory Harvest Bread Pudding

Foodist: Savory Bread Pudding or Harvest Bread Pudding This is the perfect fall meal, Autumn Savory Harvest Bread Pudding. Rick makes it every fall and it is a winner. He usually makes it with as many fresh ingredients straight from the garden or root pantry. Hot and gooey, sweet and savory it hits the spot …

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Foodist: Butter Bean and Broccolini Salad

Butter Bean and Broccolini Salad Recipe: Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 lb. Broccolini, cooked and trimmed 3 tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. lemon zest 2 tablespoons juice 2 tbsp. capers, drained and chopped 2 tbsp. honey mustard 1/2 red pepper flakes 1 (15.5-ounce) can small white beans, rinsed In a steel bowl, …

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Big Mom’s Pan-Seared Potatoes, Onions, and Kale

This is a terrific recipe Potatoes Lyonnaise with a twist for a winter night. Simple, warm, filling, crunchy and tasty. Rick made this Cook’s Country-inspired dish in his beloved mother’s fabulously seasoned, well-used, and much beloved large cast iron pan. The recipe is deceptively simple. The ingredients were all locally grown and ready for use …

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The Foodist: Pork Raclette with Brie and Applesauce

Dinner tonight at Mezzacello is a recipe taught to me during my visit to Normandy, France in 1992. So simple and delightful. I serve it with fresh haricots vert and roasted potatoes. Ingredients: 4 pork chops (bone in or butterflied) 1 cup applesauce (I used homemade) 1 cup Brie slices salt and pepper Directions: Preheat …

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The Foodist: Eggnog Waffles with Blueberry and Thyme Reduction

Happy Holidays! I made Christmas breakfast! #ProjectMartian style! Blueberry, Thyme, and honey from Mezzacello and homemade butter! Stupid easy! Jim made this so this is foolproof! Ingredients: 2 cups Bisquick 1 cup milk 1/2 cup eggnog 1 duck egg (large chicken) 2 Tbsp oil 1 cup blueberries mashed 1 tsp sugar 1tsp thyme fine minced …

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