Pappardelle with Burrata and Crushed Cherry Toms


The flavors of the burrata, roasted tomatoes, and fresh basil are a classic combination. In addition, this pasta dish looks amazing when plated. Serve with a glass of your favorite wine and I say this is a complete meal. Mangiamo! Continue reading

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Asparagus and Sun Dried Tomato Frittata

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Frittata with fresh watermelon and a glass of fresh squeezed OJ…it’s what’s for breakfast!

There is something about the combination of asparagus, tomatoes and Fontina cheese that makes this recipe unique. I’ve made this same frittata with a number of different cheeses and always come back to Fontina. Continue reading

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Veggie Meatballs

Veggie Meatballs

You might very well ask whether veggie meatballs is an oxymoron. Continue reading

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Condiment for your Thanksgiving Feast

Photo: Randy Graham, Valley VegetarianThere are plenty of recipes for Thanksgiving side dishes. But what about condiments for your feast? Yeah…there are recipes for whole cranberry sauce, raw cranberry sauce, and cranberry relish. Why not add something new to your table, like my tender sweet and sour boiling onions. Prepare ahead of time and refrigerate until you’re ready to serve. Continue reading

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Lemon-Fresh Fennel Salad with Burrata

Fennel Salad with Burrata

This is a very different and satisfying salad that is perfect for lunch, or as a light starter salad with dinner. I think you’ll find that the creamy, rich burrata is a perfect complement to the tang of thinly sliced fennel and lemon. Continue reading

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End of Summer/Fall Zucchini

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You have tried every which way to use up the zucchini in your garden but still have some left that the neighbors won’t even take! I offer this recipe as a means of making sure you use it all; to make sure nothing goes to waste from your garden. It’s also tasty, easy to make, and nutritious. Try it. You’ll be glad you did and your neighbors will be grateful. Here’s what you do: Continue reading

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Baked Ravioli

Baked Ravioli #99

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

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