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Green Beans with Walnut Oil and Lemon

Green Beans with Walnut Oil and Lemon

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    Green beans are one of the simplest side dishes what doesn’t make them less enjoyable. Basic aromatics, such as garlic, lemon, orange, and flavored butters and oils make these legumes or vegetables (I still prefer to call them vegetables) really delightful. They are […]

Cauliflower-and-Farro Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Cauliflower-and-Farro Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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    Enjoy this healthy and nutritious dish either warm or cold. It can be served as a vegetarian meal, a fulfilling salad at lunchtime or as a tasty side dish. A touch of sour lemon, sweet speckles of sun-dried tomatoes, nutty farro, and fragrant […]

Sautéed Spinach Italian Style

Sautéed Spinach Italian Style

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    In Italy, in Italian cuisine restaurant’s menu, among other side dishes, you can find sautéed spinach. And it doesn’t matter if the restaurant is located in a hot touristy spot or in a small, hard to find on map village. Everywhere the spinach […]

Swiss Chard with Bacon

Swiss Chard with Bacon

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    For this dish I prefer to use ‘hunter’s’ bacon from local Polish deli. It has noticeably less fat and a nice mild smoked flavor. If using regular bacon – you might need to cook it first and/or discard some fat before adding vegetables. […]

Basket Vegetables Mediterranean Style

Basket Vegetables Mediterranean Style

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    Soon, very soon, hearty stews, casseroles and warming soups will fill my family’s menu. But today I am trying to catch on the grilling days. Probably I should have published this recipe two months ago when a grilling season was at its peak […]

Crunchy-Juicy Pattypans

Crunchy-Juicy Pattypans

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    Pattypans are not a common stuff in American grocery stores. But during the summer squash season you can find this UFO shaped vegetable on a farmer’s market. Some upscale produce stores also sell the pattypans from local farms. I like to fry, sauté, […]