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Ruth Fantasia

Reader favorites: Ham

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Share your favorite recipes using ham for our April 21 Recipe Box.
Just post your recipe in the comments, and you’ll be entered in our weekly cookbook drawing. Please be sure to include the number of servings in your recipe.
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Categories: Reader favorites

I bought it so you don’t have to

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Rarely does a product fail to meet even my lowest expectations, but the Original Organic Batter Blaster has done it. “How bad could it be?” I thought when I picked it up. “They put heavy cream in a can at, although it’s not as good as freshly whipped, it’s a reliable and fast substitute.” Not [...] [Read More]
Categories: General

Fish on Friday

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Fried Catfish with Hush Puppies and Tartar Sauce Makes 6 servings This recipe, from the new cookbook  “Cooking Light Comfort Food,” shows you can have fried food without eating a full day’s calories in one sitting. TARTAR SAUCE: 1⁄4 cup organic canola mayonnaise 1 tablespoon dill pickle relish 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 [...] [Read More]
Categories: Condiments, Entrees

Market stew

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Beef Stew with Coffee, Caramelized Onions, Carrots and Parsnips Makes 5 to 6 servings This recipe, from the Saratoga Farmers Market, is rich in beef flavor, with tender sweet vegetables simmering in a full bodied light gravy. The use of sweet fresh local vegetables compliment perfectly with the coffee tinted sauce, making this dish goes [...] [Read More]
Categories: Entrees, Farmers markets

Reader favorites: Bananas

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We want you to share your favorite recipes using bananas our April 6 Recipe Box. Just post your recipe in the comments, and you’ll be entered in our weekly cookbook drawing. Please be sure to include the number of servings in your recipe. Don’t forget to send us your favorite recipes using beer for March [...] [Read More]
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Reader favorites: Beer

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We want you to share your favorite recipes that include beer for our March 31 Recipe Box. Just post your recipe in the comments, and you’ll be entered in our weekly cookbook drawing. Please be sure to include the number of servings in your recipe. Don’t forget to send us your favorite recipes using tuna [...] [Read More]
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Reader favorites: Tuna

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We want you to share your favorite tuna recipes for our March 24 Recipe Box. Just post your recipe in the comments, and you’ll be entered in our weekly cookbook drawing. Please be sure to include the number of servings in your recipe. Don’t forget to send us your favorite recipes using Chinese noodles for [...] [Read More]
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Great flan recipe

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One of our younger reporters, Dayelin Roman,  brought in a big flan this morning to share with people in the office. It is awesome. It’s thicker than many of the flans I’ve had and now that she’s shared her recipe, I see why: cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk. You can find her recipe, and [...] [Read More]
Categories: General