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Kale and Quinoa Salad with Peaches and Pine Nuts

Kale is in. Quinoa stays in. Everyone loves peaches. And no one can turn down a pine nut — unless of course you are stuck with an allergy. In which case, just omit! Kale, by the way, was also in about 800 years ago. Popular food in the dark ages, then the Middle Ages came…

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Loaded Potato Salad from Lunch by Gale Gand

The picture shows a red onion because I like red onions. I always put red onions in potato salad. How can it be potato salad without one? Actually, this recipe from Gale Gand’s new Lunch present us with a very different potato salad, and a delicious one at that. Here there is no red onion,…

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Ambrosia Fruit Salad for Brunch Dessert

In Greek mythology, ambrosia was the food of the gods. What better way to conclude a brunch than with an Ambrosia Fruit Salad, filed with fruit, yogurt, coconut, whipping cream, … And miniature marshmallows. I’m not kidding. It’s listed as an optional ingredient below. We offered this for a family brunch a couple of weeks…

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Kale Slaw with Russian Dressing from Maximum Flavors

“I would touch the wall as I walked up the stairs,” Suzen began, “and if it was warm, I knew she had made latkes. She made great latkes.” Suzen recounts visiting her grandmother in a 3rd floor walkup in Brooklyn. Her grandmother was one of many Jews who came from Bialystok, a town in Poland…

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