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Miss Polly's Fresh Ciliengini & Roma Tomato Caprese Salad

Miss Polly's Fresh Ciliengini & Roma Tomato Caprese Salad by Miss Polly Motzko

Miss Polly’ Fresh Ciliengini & Cherry Tomato Salad This salad evolved the moment I saw a product I had never seen-Precious Fresh Mozzarella Cheese Ciliengini in water. I found it at Jon’s Marketplace here in CA where all great International ingredients can be found for usually half the price anywhere else. I took an 8 ounce…

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Polly's Easy and Versatile Meatballs for Spaghetti, Albondigas Soup, Minestrone & Subs with Marinara

Polly's Easy and Versatile Meatballs for Spaghetti, Albondigas Soup, Minestrone & Subs with Marinara by Miss Polly Motzko

This is the EASY and EFFICIENT way to make meatballs and the great thing about it is once you mix them up-with the aid of your large mixer like Kitchen aid, then you shape them and then they BAKE while you do other things. This made 2 large pans of…

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Spumoni Cookies

Spumoni Cookies by Miss Polly Motzko

Come Pull Up a chair with some cooking buddies at: http://www.CookingUpAStorminCA.ning.com Adapted from Better Homes & Gardens “Festive & Fancy Christmas Cookies"...though I think you can make these any time at all when you want to put a smile on some one's face. :-) They were inspired by the Italian ice cream dessert served…

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Spinach Feta Pie from Miss Polly's Kitchen (

Spinach Feta Pie from Miss Polly's Kitchen ( by Miss Polly Motzko

The entire recipe complete with many pictures appears at: http://www.foodbuzz.com/recipes/2301056-miss-polly-s-spinach-feta-pie-with-basil-and-sun-dried-tomatoes This began with a Bisquick Impossible Pie recipe and I increased the spinach by 6 oz, substituted egg substitute for the eggs, and added enough to cover the amount of…

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Mama's Tuna Patties

Mama's Tuna Patties by Miss Polly Motzko

My mom used to make Tuna Patties when I was growing up and then I made them when I was married. When you make them up in advance you can make sandwiches out of them later or just heat them up for a nutritious lunch or dinner. Also, I’ve substituted crab for the tuna making Crab Cakes that are really good! As good as any restaurant in…

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Christmas Eve Stew by Polly Motzko

Christmas Eve Stew by Polly Motzko by Miss Polly Motzko

I realized that after the soup was on the last leg of simmering on the stove, that I stayed with the festive theme of green in the zucchini and the red grape tomatoes…really looked great and tasted even better. I was just cooking with what I had on hand. I would have used the wine called for in the original but I couldn’t get the wine…

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