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Pere al vino rosso (Pears in Red Wine Sauce)

Pere al vino rosso (Pears in Red Wine Sauce) by Frank Fariello

Dessert is our house is normally a piece of fruit, perhaps with some cheese, and, in winter, some mixed nuts in their shells. This is why you will not find very many desserts featured on this blog. But there is at least one prepared dessert that makes its way on to our table in the colder months: pere al vino rosso, or pears poached…

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Filetti di pesce all'acqua pazza

Filetti di pesce all'acqua pazza by Frank Fariello

Acqua pazza, or 'crazy water' is the humorous term for an extremely easy, but tasty way to poach fish--or, more specifically, to the poaching liquid.

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Maccheroni al limone. Sardinia Island.

Maccheroni al limone. Sardinia Island. by CHEFMAURIZIO

Sardinia, a beautiful island. I've always tried to understand his people and of course cuisine. It was not easy, but I think I have succeeded almost entirely. The people of Sardinia, is a bit closed, but very generous, as well as superb cuisine. Sardinian cuisine has influences from Spain and Genoa. The ingredients are simple, the sea…

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Eggs Blackstone

Eggs Blackstone by B Innes

Eggs Blackstone is an adaptation of Eggs Benedict, which has as many recipes do, a number of different origin stories. About the only sure thing is that it was probably invented in New York City. Eggs Blackstone works well for breakfast, brunch, light lunch or dinner. It can be served as a stand alone item or with any number of…

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Poached Salmon with Potato and Radish Salad

Poached Salmon with Potato and Radish Salad by Karen Vivers

Light and flavorsome, salmon poached in tasty liquor served with a potato salad with a twist!

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Gnocchi al gorgonzola (Potato gnocchi with Creamy Gorgonzola Sauce)

Gnocchi al gorgonzola (Potato gnocchi with Creamy Gorgonzola Sauce) by Frank Fariello

It's Thursday, and the Romans out there will know that Thursdays in Rome (and perhaps in the rest of Italy, I'm not entirely sure…) is gnocchi day: giovedi' gnocchi as the saying goes. Today's offering is gnocchi with gorgonzola sauce. This incredibly…

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Italian Beef & Pepper Subs

Italian Beef & Pepper Subs by "Cheffie Cooks"

Outstanding sandwich for lunch or light supper on the go. Serve with seasoned potato wedges.

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Stracciatella alla romana

Stracciatella alla romana by Frank Fariello

One usually associates Roman cooking with hearty and robustly flavored dishes and, by and large, the image holds true. But there are some exceptions like today's offering: stracciatella, a light 'egg drop soup', perfect for a light first course or supper. It's a great choice for those occasions when you may not be very hungry—perhaps…

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Poached Pears

Poached Pears by Salad Foodie

A favorite fall dessert or breakfast fruit when pears are in season. This is a Better Homes and Garden Cookbook recipe, and the only liberty I take at times is to replace part or all of the sugar with Splenda (depending on guests and their diet requirements.) I often double the recipe (and 4 x the poaching liquid) and store pears in…

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Shakshuka

Shakshuka by Meera Nalavadi

A tasty spicy brunch recipe made with tomato vegetable sauce and topped with poached eggs

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Godo's Nadsballseggs....IE: Eggs Benedict

Godo's Nadsballseggs....IE: Eggs Benedict by Michael Swiney

I have this friend who lives in Germany. Somehow, she made boiled meatballs sound appetizing. Really....they're boiled. I'll try them sometime this week. However when I mentioned that I was going to make Eggs Benedict, her reply was "I don't know what that is. In Germany, we say eggs like you say balls" As I sit here in stunned…

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Pomegranate Poached Pears & Cream

Pomegranate Poached Pears & Cream by "Cheffie Cooks"

Dessert on a different level, it is so flavorful you'll love it.

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Shakshuka

Shakshuka by Mary Callan

A wonderful Israeli dish of eggs poached in a spicy tomato sauce, topped with feta cheese and fresh herbs.

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Ham & Eggs Benedict

Ham & Eggs Benedict by RecipeKing

Ham & Eggs Benedict is a delicious and healthier version of this popular French dish. A great option for a weekend breakfast or brunch. Made with reduced-fat mayonnaise and non-fat yogurt to make it a low calories, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic and Weight Watchers (3) PointsPlus recipe.

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Chicken and Baby Spinach Soup w/Fennel Pollen

Chicken and Baby Spinach Soup w/Fennel Pollen by Smokinhotchef

Simplicity at its best. This recipe showcases the amazing and refreshing fragrance and flavor of fennel pollen. Reminiscent of star anise and black licorice, this soup is definitely for the body and soul.

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