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Warm up with this quick butternut squash soup

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This is comforting, thick, creamy, vegetarian soup that is perfect for this time of year. It's also quick to prep and cook using butternut squash already cut into cubes. Cut cubes can be found in the produce section of the market. You can, also, use butternut squash spirals if cubes aren't available.

I use shallots for the soup. They are a mild...Read more

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Twist on turkey sandwich perfect for leftovers

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Turn your leftovers into a family-pleasing sandwich supper. Whether using leftover turkey or turkey from the deli, this gives a new twist to a turkey sandwich. It's so simple to make that I use it anytime I have leftover turkey or chicken.

The salad is made with cooked green beans, but you can use any leftover or fresh vegetables you have on ...Read more

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Meatballs, couscous meal offers subtle, fresh flavors

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Capture delicate flavors of the Middle East with this 15-minute meal. The mixture of cinnamon, cumin and raisins flavors the meatballs. A cucumber and yogurt sauce adds a cool and refreshing finish.

Israeli couscous is larger than regular couscous. It is a type of pasta and adds a crunchy texture to the Herbed Couscous side dish. Fresh mint and...Read more

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Fresh curry powder adds flavor to this easy dinner

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This curry takes less than 10 minutes to make. Using frozen chopped onions and prepared minced garlic cuts down the preparation time. Coconut milk adds a creamy texture.

Microwaveable brown rice is used in the Rice and Scallions recipe, making this a very quick and easy Indian-inspired dinner.

The curry powder sold in supermarkets is a blend ...Read more

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Savor these stake cubes glazed with garlicky sauce

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Juicy steak bites top noodles and spinach for this quick and tasty bowl dinner. Steak plays an important role in Korean cooking. Here steak cubes are coated with a garlicky sauce glaze.

Noodles are another staple. There are many noodle shops throughout the country. This noodle side dish calls for spinach, but any green vegetable — broccoli, ...Read more

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Easy chicken dish has smoky flavor

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Smoked paprika is made from chili peppers that are smoked, dried and crushed. It gives a smoky flavor to this easy chicken dish. The secret to keeping the chicken breast evenly cooked and juicy is to pound the meat with a meat tenderizer or the bottom of a heavy skillet to give the chicken breast even thickness. Sesame seeds add a crunchy ...Read more

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Trendy cauliflower steak makes an easy dinner

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Cauliflower steaks are becoming popular. They're easy to prepare and make a great vegetarian dinner. For this easy dinner, just cut a head of cauliflower into 1-inch steaks, add a prepared pesto sauce and let the oven do the rest.

Cannellini beans, cherry tomatoes and arugula make a simple salad side dish. Fresh arugula adds a peppery finish to...Read more

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Colorful fish dish packed with flavor

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Spice up cod fish fillets with a blend of cumin, paprika, garlic and red bell peppers. It's a colorful dish packed with flavor. I used cod, but any type of white fish fillet can be used. The heat is up to you, if you like your sauce with more spice use a hot paprika instead. In a recent interview with Yaniv Cohen about his book, The Spice ...Read more

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A pitmaster's secret to the best pulled pork at home

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At Heritage Barbecue in San Juan Capistrano, California, pitmaster and co-owner Daniel Castillo, who owns the restaurant with his wife Brenda, applies a carnitas method to the process of cooking his pork shoulder. "It's hard to put 'carnitas' on the menu because that's a specific thing," says Castillo, "but that's exactly what we're making, a ...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Buffalo Sloppy Joes

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Sloppy Joes are a great family pleaser, made from ground meat, onions, green bell pepper, tomato sauce, capers and raisins. The success of the dish is the blending of sweet and savory flavors.

Ground buffalo is used in the recipe. It is also sold as ground bison and can be found in most supermarkets.

Helpful Hints:

- Grass-fed ground beef can...Read more

 

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