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Rice Stuffed Tomatoes

It’s that time of year, when tomatoes are at their best, and this dish is a wonderful partner for grilled chicken or fish. Short-grained rice cooked in fresh tomato puree with basil, topped with breadcrumbs and baked. The perfect recipe … Continue reading

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Polenta Florentine

Polenta Florentine, on a Monday night – we’re so fancy! Actually, it’s a pretty easy dish to throw together when you make the polenta the day before. Then, all you have to do is layer slices of polenta in a … Continue reading

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Broccoli Rabe Pasta Bake

I wanted to make something different to go with the chicken piccata I was making for dinner, and this baked pasta fits the bill. Pasta, sautéed broccoli rabe, and two cheeses baked in a cast iron pan, and cut into … Continue reading

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Corn Custard Casserole

I’m thinking this could be the beginning of a series, “In the Kitchen with Lloyd”, because I’m a firm believer that if you eat – you should know how to cook. On Saturday, he made this side dish to accompany … Continue reading

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Potato Kugel

When I was mulling over side dishes to go with my Easter ham I spotted this recipe on Smitten Kitchen for potato kugel. Shredded potatoes tossed with onions, flour, and eggs – baked in a well oiled cast iron pan – … Continue reading

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Potatoes Gratin

This gratin is one of my favorite special occasion side dishes – thinly sliced russet potatoes, arranged in layers, dotted with butter, smeared with minced garlic, and sprinkled with salt and pepper. It’s baked in the oven until the potatoes … Continue reading

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Rice Noodle Pilaf

I made this for dinner the other night. Before we dug in, I grabbed my camera and took a few photos, if only to prove that I do make other things besides pies. This pilaf is easy to make, pairs … Continue reading

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