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Roasted Shrimp with Romesco Sauce

great results from this recipe!

Dec 28, 2012
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Cobb Salad Dip

Damn that was good!

May 31, 2010
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50 Things to Do with Sriracha

whole wheat tortilla, peanut butter and siracha. fold and eat. quick, nutritious energy snack.

Apr 10, 2010
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Baked Radicchio and Mozzarella Pasta

Fantastic...shared with great neighbors before a raucous game of dominos. Kids loved it too! Not overly heavy buy very comfy type meal.

Mar 12, 2010
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Basic Tomato Sauce

1/2 cup of shredded carrot simmered in will dissolve and dramatically enhance the consistency of this fantastic basic sauce. As the original article states, "something from which to riff".

Jan 29, 2010
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My Chipotle Cranberry Chutney

Very nice The smoke in the chipotle's didn't suit me particularly in combination with the sweet/citrus components. Maybe heat derived from a different source say serrano's but I'm just one guy.

We ate this with a roast pork tender.

Jan 11, 2009
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Cuban Green Salad with Avocados

This looks fantastic although growing up Cuban-American in Miami I have never eaten anything similar at home or in a Cuban restaurant but hey...good is good, right! I always remember just avacado, shaved onion and vinegar+oil salads. Ay Dio mio!

Looking forward to trying this one. Recommend getting smooth skinned (not Haas) avocados as they have less moisture and retain shape and firmness in a salad.

Aug 13, 2008
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If you had to choose one national cuisine...

Cuban. Born and raised in Miami and 3/4 Cubano I am biologically compelled.

Flan, Tres Leches, Yucca Frita, Bistec Palomilla, Arroz con Pollo, Lechon Asado, Plantanos Maduro o Tostones, Cafe Cubano...and how could I ever forget Black Beans and Rice!

Jan 04, 2008
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Braised Chicken with Prunes, Olives, and Capers

Fantabulous! This dish had great balance of sweet/savory.

Oct 12, 2007
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Pollo alla Valdostana (Chicken with Prosciutto and Fontina Cheese)

How can we be sure this recipe really isn't from Valdosta, GA?

Sep 26, 2007
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Classic Mashed Potatoes

For me it's always been 1 stick butter to 1 pound of spuds.

Sep 20, 2007
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Endive with Figs, Blue Cheese, and Pecans

We tried this when it was first featured....fantastic!

Sep 19, 2007
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Classic Mashed Potatoes

Can't wait to experience the impact of drying the spuds. Two years ago I switched from mashing in my standup to using a ricer...I much prefer the texture of riced mashers.

Sep 18, 2007
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You Want Fries on That?

As a kid in Miami my grandparents would take me to this Cuban place, Lila's...Marinated cube steak seared on a griddle and topped with shoestring fries. Ay caramba!

Aug 18, 2007
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Grilled Greek Salad

Just unbelievable and healthier than wilted lettuce and bacon I'm accustomed to.

Great presentation as well.

Aug 16, 2007
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