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Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a staple for many of us. Topped with butter and gravy, it’s a key comfort food. Mashed potatoes are almost never boring. But, … Well, sometimes you do want those mashed wonders but you want them different. This recipe is defines that different and delicious. With one cup of goat cheese added,…

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Savory Palmiers from Ina Garten

Palmier? Your mind instantly thinks of a wide, thin sweet pasty, laden with sugar. Perhaps paired with a cappuccino in a Paris café. They are big and they are a meal. A savory palmier? That’s got to be an oxymoron. How could you possibly make something that is not sweet, or, worse, potentially even healthy?…

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Three Onion and Leek Tart with Goat Cheese and Creme Fraiche

When you call something “rustic” it’s often done with connotations. Well, it’s not Madison Avenue but, … It’s delightful, despite … Rarely does “rustic” come across as a 110% compliment. But there are times when it should. Flo Braker, a true national treasure of baking, has created this tart that can only be described as…

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Goat Cheese and Green Onion Galette

Sometimes your food discoveries just pop up unexpectedly, but deliciously. Suzen and I were wandering the Ferry Building in San Francisco on a Saturday, the site of perhaps the best farmers’ market in the country. It is a triumphant maze of new and old flavors, sights, and scents. There is nothing quite like it. You…

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