Mediterranean Lentil Salad

Warm Mediterranean Lentil Stew 

This is one of our favorite dishes. It's a slow cooker recipe - though you could make it on the stovetop. It is easy to make and really delicious.

Ingredients: 

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Tuscan Farro Stew

What is farro? It is an ancient wheat grain, and contains less gluten than modern day wheat. It has a nutty taste and is very nutritious - contains magnesium, zinc, iron, fiber and protein. In our house we call

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Citrus Glazed Salmon with Broccolini

The sweet and spicy marinade makes this dish special and so tasty. You can make the marinade and chop the broccolini or broccoli ahead of time, then roast in the oven with the salmon and - voila! Dinner.

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Sweet Potato Hummus

Super delicious and good for you too!  Roasted lemons make this hummus tangy.

Sweet Potato Hummus 

Ingredients: 
2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped 
4 large garlic cloves, peeled 
2 lemons, halved 
2 T olive oil …

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Nicoise Salad

This is a great summer meal.. uses fresh veggies and needs just a little stove top cooking for a few of the ingredients.

serves 4-6 

INGREDIENTS 
FOR THE DRESSING: 
1 clove garlic 
Kosher salt, to taste 
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Artichoke Shaksuka

Shaksuka is a poached eg dish popular in northern Africa. It is often eaten for breakfast in Israel. This version uses canned artichoke hearts and is quick, easy and delicious.

Artichoke Shaksuka 
Serves 4 

Ingredients 

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Bayou Shrimp

This is so delicious and easy and quick to make. Enjoy!

Bayou Shrimp 

5 cups hot, cooked rice 

¼ cup butter or margarine 

1 lb. uncooked shrimp, shelled and deveined 

1 garlic clove, minced (or ¼…

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Holy Guacamole!

We had a blast in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato Mexico. When we weren't eating out, we made quesadillas and guacamole at our friend Emily's casa. Yes you can probably buy guacamole at the supermarket, but the fresh homemade stuff

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Broccoli Feta Soup

I served this soup to our bass player Jeff Stocki at a rehearsal and he begged me for the recipe afterwards. I sent it out in my newsletter and it got rave reviews. So tasty and good for you too…

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The Best Cole Slaw

Rusty and I traveled through Louisiana and Mississippi last month. We had some excellent meals, but every time we were served cole slaw, Rusty said "It's not as good as yours." Here is my favorite cole slaw recipe - Southern…Read more

Peace, Love and Posole!

Happy New Year! I like to start the year off with the New Mexican tradition of Posole for luck in the coming year. Plus, it's delicious, especially on a cold day. And it's not that hard to make. Here is…Read more