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Pan-Crisped Chicken in Dijon Mustard Sauce with Cauliflower Gratin

This is one of the meals Suzi is offering this season at Cooking by the Book: Pan-Crisped Chicken in Dijon Mustard Sauce with Cauliflower Gratin and Sautéed Spinach. I’ve already posted about the green accent there: the sautéed spinach. In this post, let’s cover both the chicken and cauliflower. They are wonderful dishes on their…

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Thanksgiving Ideas: Smoked Goud and Apple Wood Bacon Gratinee of Cauliflower

Remember when you used to shop on Wednesday for Thanksgiving and cook just on Thursday. Suzi and I have departed from that routine. It’s too hard. First of all, the grocery stores on Wednesday are a zoo, assuming you can find a place to park. And making the entire meal on Thanksgiving leaves you so…

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Sformato Di Cavolofiore or Cauliflower Pie from Anne Bianchi

People have odd reactions to cauliflower. It’s considered strange or ugly, so I think a majority of people have never cooked it at home. If you have young children, saying “Eat your cauliflower” is likely to cause domestic rebellion. It is an acquired taste. The first records of cauliflower date to the 6th century B.C.…

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Roasted Romanesco and Carrots with Tarragon Bread Sauce from Curtis Stone

Romanesco is that wild green vegetable you may have seen sitting next to the broccoli and cauliflower in your produce section. It’s related to both and distinctively delicious. If you cannot find romanesco, then cauliflower — as pictured here — is a perfect substitute. Roasted cauliflower and heritage carrots produce an earthy, hearty mix of…

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