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Potsticker Dipping Sauce

Pulling together a quick dinner needn’t be difficult, and yet, the first time I prepared frozen potstickers, I skimmed the package instructions, and pretty much ruined the delicate wrapper. If I had slowed down, the result may have been better, but I learned from…

May 8, 2014
Appetizers Main Dishes One Pot Wonders Recipes Seafood

Mussels Provencale

Mussels Provencale When I think of summer, idyllic hazy-edged pictures pop into my head of eating meals al fresco, barefoot and kissed by a warm breeze. In spite of food lore to the contrary, Mussels Provençale are frequently featured in those reflections. It seems…

June 1, 2012
Appetizers Picnics Recipes Salad

Insalata Caprese

Insalata caprese is the most simple of summer salads. I make it for a quick lunch, serve it alongside roasted chicken, or as a first course. The key is fresh. Only use the best ingredients you can find. Sun-warmed tomatoes from your own garden,…

July 7, 2011
Appetizers Recipes

Roasted Tomatoes with Feta

This quick and tasty appetizer is easy to whip up for spur of the moment guests, or you can serve alongside pastas or grilled meats as an accompaniment.  Roasting the tomatoes intensifies their flavor.  Add a bowl of cured Kalamata olives and you’ve got…

November 13, 2010