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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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All-Purpose Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

Marie Simmons is a friend  and very trusted author. Trusted? Take any recipe, from any of her 20+ cookbooks, and you just have to follow the simple, totally clear directions. Your results will be, well not just results, but a culinary accomplishment that will truly please you. Marie’s latest venture is Taste of Honey. Here’s…

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Zucchini, Tomato, Onion, Ricotta Salata and Bread Salad

Oh, it’s winter and grilling is something you probably cannot conceive of. For this salad, you need grilled veggies but you can do this indoors. Your stove may have a grilling section, or you can buy a simple grilling surface to fit over your regular burners. Why now, in the middle of winter? This salad…

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Brian’s Party Potato Salad

Ah, dinner party, uh? You’re having people over. Hot, no HOT, summer nights. What’s better than a crisp, cool potato salad? And so easy to make for 10 or 12 or 20 people. Just scale it up. Well, actually, there are a couple of stops here. There is someone who does not like hardboiled eggs.…

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