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Baked Bananas in a Citrus Rum Sauce from Keep It Vegan by Aine Carlin

I love my Bananas Foster. My agreement with Suzen, Clause 4.3.1a in the marriage contract, is that I can make it once a year. Suzen’s lawyer was a nice man, but, fortunately for me, not comprehensive. Here’s a recipe that is not, I would maintain, Bananas Foster. And it looks even better. From Keep It…

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Roast Chicken with Bread & Arugula Salad from Make It Ahead by Ina Garten

If you make just one recipe from Make It Ahead by Ina Garten, this is the one to do. It is a magnificent combination of green and protein. Here chicken flavor is elevated to a level you might not have imagined possible. It’s a great dish and one that is a full meal unto itself.…

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Florentine Pork Roast from Gastronomy of Italy by Anna Del Conte

The hallmark of Italian cuisine is exceptional flavor achieved with few ingredients and without endless labor. Oh, the dish make take some time to cook and the classics often involved a mother in the kitchen all day. But that is a labor of love, with every moment spent in respect of tradition. For sure, the Italian…

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Melt-y Chocolate –Truffle Cookies from Homemade Decadence by Joy Wilson

That top picture explains why Suzen and I will not be dining on the deck today. We could attempt an igloo, of course, and “eat in” or “eat under” the snow, but we are reluctant to attempt that. Can you make an igloo from snow? Do we need ice? We are just not prepared here.…

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