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Navarin of Lamb from Kevin Dundon’s Back to Basics

Navarin. Just say the word and you know it has to be French. And it is. A navarin is traditional French ragout or stew of lamb and vegetables. The name probably comes from “navet,” the French word for turnips which is the one vegetable traditionally included. Navarin has been a spring dish, which lamb is…

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Carrot Mole with Toasted Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette

For the end of the year feasts, why expand the range of your table with something Latin, spicy, and actually very healthy. Carrots are a super food that we just don’t see on restaurant menus or often put on our home dinner plates. Frozen food manufacturers try to get you in a carrot mood by drowning…

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Moroccan Citrus Salad from Pomegranates & Pine Nuts by Bethany Kehdy

This salad appears on the cover of Pomegranates & Pine Nuts, the wonderful book by Bethany Kehdy, a book filled with exciting and most colorful recipes. This recipe, with its sprinkling of pomegranate seeds, immediately grabbed Suzen’s attention. Once we made this salad and sampled it over two nights, it grabbed our hearts. This dish,…

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Best Eggnog, Ever, Period

— This post is from the last three years, but I wanted to give new readers a chance for the experience of a lifetime. This perfect eggnog is exceptionally rich and satisfying. Try this once, and you'll never turn back to conventional recipes or that store-bought stuff again. Nothing can match the fresh decadence of…

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