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Recipes for entertaining Debi Shawcross Debi Shawcross No replies yet March 22, 2010 17:59

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Green Bean, Carrot and Mushroom Medley

Green Bean, Carrot and Mushroom Medley by Salad Foodie

A quick-to-fix green bean side dish or vegetarian main dish. I like to use my steamer for the beans and carrots, but they could also be boiled briefly and drained. This makes a beautiful presentation with interesting flavor combinations. The real trick is getting the seasoning right. Experiment with your favorite herb combinations,…

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Southern Coconut Cake

Southern Coconut Cake by Salad Foodie

Rose Levy Branbaum's "Heavenly Cakes" (2009) was the inspiration for trying something new for our springtime desserts. The cake batter was made from her Southern Coconut Cake recipe, but I used a traditional buttercream frosting. Everyone agreed the cake was just like Rose said - heavenly! I have simplified some of the steps.…

2 votes
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CNY Fortune Stir-fry Chicken with Ginkgo Nuts ( 发财鸡炒白果 )

CNY Fortune Stir-fry Chicken with Ginkgo Nuts ( 发财鸡炒白果 ) by Blackswan

This dish can be part of your casual home-cooked meal, but when plated with some colours, the simple chicken meal is instantly transformed into a classy dish fit for a festive occasion like the Lunar New Year.

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Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes and Cilantro Sauce

Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes and Cilantro Sauce by Salad Foodie

A dear friend prepared this for us and it's become our prized way of enjoying salmon fillets. She calls it Salmon Supreme, but I call it Salmon Divine! Tomatoes, onion, garlic and cilantro cook down to make the savory sauce for grilled salmon. Serve atop your choice of rice or pasta and add a side of bright vegetables or salad.

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Rhubarb and Strawberry Layered Delight

Rhubarb and Strawberry Layered Delight by Salad Foodie

OMGoodness - this trifle-like beauty will steal the show at your next dinner or event. Don't let the 3 layer preparation turn you away, because you can make & bake the shortbread crust and chop the rhubarb the night before, then prepare the middle cream cheese filling and the fruit topping next day. Allow 2 to 3 hours of chilling time…

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