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Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry

Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry by Sherri Williams

There is nothing better than wonderful summer veggies from my local farmer's market. Our small but wonderful farmer's market in Crestview Florida has such great veggies, fruits and other homemade goodies to offer our community.This quick and easy Italian recipe will be ready in no time. It's simply delicious!

17 votes
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Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs by Amos Miller

Eggplant has nothing to do with eggs - unless you dip and bread them. This sauce is a knockout! We grow 'Casper', an heirloom small, long white eggplant. It's mild in flavor and perfectly suited to thick, rich vegetable sauces. When cut into dime-to-quarter-sized disks, I have found Casper to be a perfect addition to other late…

13 votes
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Fabulous Pork Tenderloin

Fabulous Pork Tenderloin by John Spottiswood

I know that's a bold title, but this Pork Tenderloin is truly phenomenal. The sauce has a mix of Thai and Middle Eastern flavors that is harmonious and unforgettable at the same time. It's also really easy to make but looks and tastes like what you would get in a 4 star restaurant. An all around winner!

11 votes
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Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage by John Spottiswood

Our good friend Linda Hansen saved this top recipe from the SF Chronicle in 2004 and it has become one of her and our favorites. It was created at the Last Supper Club restaurant in San Francisco. We've adapted the pasta, broccoli, and sausage…

10 votes
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Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

Japanese Teriyaki Chicken by manabu masuda

Buy a bottle of Teriyaki sauce? NO!! It is amazingly easy to make teriyaki sauce at home. All you need is soy sauce, mirin, and sugar. The key ingredient is mirin, which adds shiny look (teri). You can find mirin in Japanese, Korean or Chinese grocery stores .

11 votes
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Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings

Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings by John Spottiswood

This was a wonderful leg of lamb that I cooked for a Holiday gathering this year. I took a base recipe for Moroccan Roast Lamb from one of my favorite cookbooks - Recipes from Morocco by Sufo. I then added roast potatoes and created a gravy from the drippings. It couldn't have come out much better. Everyone raved about it. I used…

8 votes
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Grilled Asian Pork Loin

Grilled Asian Pork Loin by John Spottiswood

We had a BBQ party today and served pork loin with two different types of marinade. This one was universally loved. It has a wonderful sweet and salty flavor. The kids definitely preferred this one, though the adults were more evenly split. Easy to make and perfect for a large BBQ party! The picture didn't turn out very well, but…

8 votes
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Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti by jeanne templeman

This is an old Italian recipe that I've been cooking for 30 years, and my boys and husband all love it. I got this from my good friend and extraordinary cook Jeannie Puente. The trick for the old Italian flavor is that you cook it for 2 days in a crockpot. I don't leave it on at night for safety. Delicious!

7 votes
15221 views
Ginger-Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Ginger-Marinated Pork Tenderloin by Nancy Miyasaki

This pork tenderloin was super moist and was wonderful with the rich sauce over it. Our whole family loved it. I used the leftovers for a make shift fried rice the next day, and that was delicious too.

7 votes
4908 views
Thai Ginger Chicken

Thai Ginger Chicken by John Spottiswood

This is one of the most popular Thai dishes and one of the easiest to make. You can substitute lots of different vegetables and it will still turn out great. While this is traditionally served with chicken, you can substitute fish, shrimp, beef, pork or tofu and it will still be wonderful. We made this without chile peppers and…

8 votes
5489 views
Yellow Split Peas with Vegetables (Dal Takari)

Yellow Split Peas with Vegetables (Dal Takari) by John Spottiswood

Wow, this is such a wonderful dish and so easy to cook! The keys to this dish are the yellow lentils, fried potatoes, and cumin seed. You can change out the other vegetables (spinach is a nice addition as it adds to the creaminess of the dish). Make sure you fry the cumin seed and potatoes over sufficiently high heat that the cumin…

7 votes
7181 views
Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa

Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa by Nancy Miyasaki

Cumin, coriander, and paprika give these fish tacos a wonderfully warm flavor. The tangy sour cream, lime and cilantro sauce contrasts perfectly. Try shrimp for the snapper or romaine in place of cabbage to change it up if you like.

7 votes
14368 views
Chicken Kabobs

Chicken Kabobs by Kelsey Martin

These kabobs are colorful, tasty, and make a great dish for any summertime party.

6 votes
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Delicious Pork and Bean Stew for Tostadas, Tacos, or Burritos

Delicious Pork and Bean Stew for Tostadas, Tacos, or Burritos by Nancy Miyasaki

This is an easy slow cooker recipe that is delicious and versatile. Serve this as filler for any mexican dish, including Sopas, Chalupas, Enchiladas, Garnachas, or even Nachos, in addition to the options above. Or skip the tortillas and serve on a…

7 votes
6795 views
Grilled Flanken Style Korean Short Ribs (Galbi or Kalbi)

Grilled Flanken Style Korean Short Ribs (Galbi or Kalbi) by John Spottiswood

I adapted this recipe from one in Bon Appetit and another from Chef John (foodwishes.blogspot.com). Chef John recommended blending an asian pear into the marinade to help tenderize the meat. I didn't have an asian pear, so I substituted a fuji apple and reduced the sugar slightly. I thought the resulting marinade, and ribs, were…

5 votes
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