Category Archives: Dinner

Baked Ravioli

This recipe was inspired by memories of eating fried ravioli in the mid-1980’s.

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Stuffed Manicotti Goodness

This is comfort food and is surprisingly easy to make. Traditional Italian-style pasta shells are stuffed with fresh ricotta cheese, real Parmesan cheese, and baby spinach and then smothered in a tasty marinara sauce and baked to perfection. Serve with French … Continue reading

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Navy Bean Soup (redux)

The navy bean got its current popular name because it was a staple food of the United States Navy in the early 20th century. They are a mild, pea-sized bean that are creamy white in color.

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Spicy Broccoli and Cauliflower Kabobs

This is a colorful and flavorful grilled side dish, good any season of the year!   Ingredients: 4 skewers (about 10 inches long) 1 small head of broccoli ½ small head of cauliflower 1 small red onion (cut into 4 wedges) 1 … Continue reading

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Grilled Eggplant with Red Pepper Sauce

My friend, Vicky, came over to the house the other day lugging a large box. I hurried out to the porch to lighten her load. “I have all these peppers left over after making a wonderful spaghetti sauce”, she said. … Continue reading

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Grilled Tofu Tacos with Pickled Red Onions

A taco recipe from my new “Grill It” cookbook that will be published next spring! Let me know how you like it.

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Mediterranean Flatbread

I like this flatbread with a warm bowl of soup. I also use this recipe as dough for a thick-crust pizza. The use of bread flour, as opposed to all-purpose flour, makes the final product crispier. For a chewier crust, … Continue reading

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