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This spread is so simple and so tasty it is a real treat. I’ve put it on muffins, English muffins, stirred into plain non-fat Greek yogurt, and even spooned over some low-fat ice-cream. It’s versatile, satisfying, and won’t break the calorie bank. Hard to beat if you ask me.

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I. Love. This. Pasta. I’m almost tempted to leave this post at that, but that wouldn’t be enough to tell you about it’s lightness, the brightness of the lemon, how quick and easy it is to make.

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You know how some recipes evolve every time you make them? Well, this one evolved over the course of one single preparation. I happen to love mushrooms, tomatoes, and pasta so the idea of a spaghetti sauce made with mushrooms was instantly appealing to me. It was the second Alli recipe I tried and I […]

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This marinade is so simple and so easy that it’s crazy that it tastes as good as it does. And there’s not much more to say about it… so… I have so many pictures here that I need to find something else to say to make the words last… so… why don’t I just dive […]

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I’ve made spinach pesto for you before. So, this recipe may seem oddly redundant, but changing the cheese changes so much that this version has a flavor all of it’s own that is distinctly different from the original.

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I have a cookbook called The Whole Foods Market Cookbook. I love it. But I rarely cook from it. When I examine this I have to admit that as much as I adore my cookbooks, and would fight to the death to keep them, I rarely cook from them. I have many of the requisite […]

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I have two rules when it comes to feeding my kids. The first is that since I know that when they are hungry they eat and when they aren’t hungry they don’t eat I don’t stress about how much or little the eat on any given day. The second rule is that when they request […]

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My friend Susan is a total inspiration to me in terms of cooking. She has a boldness in her cooking that I admire. She seems to be able to tackle any cuisine with confidence and she pulls it off. I happen to be a huge fan of sesame noodles and order them everywhere that I […]

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Bolongese Sauce

The simple truth behind this dish is that it was the product of my near obsessive need not to throw away leftovers and I had some turkey meatballs and tomato sauce left over in the fridge but I didn’t really want to eat meatballs again so soon. Now, a true bolongese sauce is made from […]

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If you have kids then you know that no matter how adventuresome they can be there will always be days when they are tired or grouchy or just plain finicky and macaroni and cheese is the only thing that will make them happy. Which is fine. I’ve been known to fall back on the old […]

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