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  • Apple Salad with Gorgonzola, Bacon and Candied Walnuts

    Apple Salad with Gorgonzola, Bacon and Candied Walnuts

    This is a simple salad made festive with the addition of the candied walnuts, and after multiple attempts and various approaches I'm happy to say that...

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  • Baby Turnips

    Baby Turnips

    This week's farm share box is predicted to include a bunch of baby turnips -- and it's likely that these will turn up several more times in our share ...

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  • Beet Salad with Arugula and Goat Cheese

    Beet Salad with Arugula and Goat Cheese

    A simple salad recipe: thinly sliced roasted beets, goat cheese and arugula, with a tarragon vinaigrette....

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  • Braised Cabbage with Apples, Onions and Caraway
    New and Improved!

    Braised Cabbage with Apples, Onions and Caraway <br> New and Improved!

    I posted a version of this recipe over four years ago, on January 30, 2006. In that post I said: "This simple preparation is one of the longest runnin...

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  • Broccoli Rabe Pancakes

    Broccoli Rabe Pancakes

    Broccoli rabe (also called broccoli raab or rapini) appears on our table very frequently – usually in a very traditional form (steamed with chicken br...

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  • Celeriac Coleslaw

    Celeriac Coleslaw

    We like to cook with local produce, but in late winter and early spring here in Maine the options dwindle and we need some variation. Even though gree...

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  • Chicken Noodle Soup, Vietnamese-Style (Pho Ga)

    Chicken Noodle Soup, Vietnamese-Style (Pho Ga)

    Pho ga – Vietnamese chicken soup – is one of those famous dishes for which you can easily find thousands of slightly different recipes. This adaptatio...

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  • Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

    Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

    A search of my favorite food blogs the other day for a new idea for cauliflower turned up the idea of cauliflower "rice" – shredded cauliflower used t...

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  • Cipollini Onions Roasted with Balsamic Vinegar and Honey

    Cipollini Onions Roasted with Balsamic Vinegar and Honey

    Cipollini onions have become a fall favorite in our house over the last few years, since I first encountered them in a jar at the antipasti counter at...

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  • Cod Sauce for Pasta with Tomatoes and Garlic

    Cod Sauce for Pasta with Tomatoes and Garlic

    Fresh cod off the boat is one of the pleasures of living in a town like Portland with an active fishing fleet and excellent fish markets lining the wa...

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  • Dandelion Greens with Balsamic Vinegar and Almonds

    Dandelion Greens with Balsamic Vinegar and Almonds

    I have come to appreciate dandelion greens as they've graduated from foraged fare to the produce section. Somewhat bitter and, if cooked correctly, wi...

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  • Delicata Squash Stuffed with Apples, Herbs and Spinach

    Delicata Squash Stuffed with Apples, Herbs and Spinach

    Fall is all about squash in my book, so when I go to the market I can't resist coming home with more of them every week. For this recipe I wanted to c...

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  • Easy Chicken Cacciatore with Linguine

    Easy Chicken Cacciatore with Linguine

    I've been making various versions of Chicken Cacciatore my whole life, to the point where I rarely consult recipes (which means it's rarely the same t...

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  • Fiddleheads

    Fiddleheads

    Fiddleheads are one of a rapidly dwindling list of foods harvested or gathered in the wild, instead of produced by the agricultural industry. Fresh be...

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  • Fresh Tomato-Basil Dipping Sauce

    Fresh Tomato-Basil Dipping Sauce

    This tasty and light tomato dipping sauce recipe has long been a favorite for entertaining at our house. It's quick, looks great and, when served with...

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  • Grilled Baby Artichokes

    Grilled Baby Artichokes

    We love artichokes – even though they're hardly a local product here in Maine – but preparing them is a pain, so when I can get baby artichokes I alwa...

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  • Hearty Lentil Stew with Sausage and Broccoli

    Hearty Lentil Stew with Sausage and Broccoli

    We love this dish, with its zesty Italian flavor, and we love how the nutrition numbers fit so well in our glucose- and weight-control plans! And did ...

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  • Homemade Applesauce

    Homemade Applesauce

    This quick and tasty applesauce recipe has become a standbye in our house from September to early November. We love it on our oatmeal in the morning ...

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  • Irish Brown Bread

    Irish Brown Bread

    A few years ago we spent a week at the Assolas Country House, an inn in the village of Kanturk, County Cork, Ireland. Every day we had a traditional I...

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  • Lobster / Shrimp Broth

    Lobster / Shrimp Broth

    This lobster/shrimp broth is an important ingredient in my kitchen and I almost always have several containers of it on hand in the freezer. It provid...

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  • Maine Shrimp with Lemon-Ginger Sauce

    Maine Shrimp with Lemon-Ginger Sauce

    It's last call for Maine shrimp for this year so I grabbed one more bag of these beauties. The season legally extends until the end of May but Mother ...

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  • Moroccan Fish Tagine with Quinoa and Olives

    Moroccan Fish Tagine with Quinoa and Olives

    As regular Stephencooks readers know, I'm always looking for ways to take advantage of the fresh seafood that arrives every day at the docks here in P...

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  • New Year's Good Luck: Black-Eyed Pea Soup

    New Year's Good Luck: Black-Eyed Pea Soup

    I grew up in the Midwest (Ohio and Michigan) and have lived my whole adult life in the Northeast so until Jenny moved south I never heard of the South...

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  • Oxtail Soup

    Oxtail Soup

    Nothing fancy here: just an heirloom preparation that qualifies both as comfort food and as food that's good for you. The comfort comes from the deepl...

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  • Pan-Roasted Duck Breast with Fig-Shallot Gastrique

    Pan-Roasted Duck Breast with Fig-Shallot Gastrique

    My daughter and I, some years ago, shared a wonderful dinner in Paris at Allard, the venerable Left Bank bistro on Rue l'Eperon in the Sixth Arrondiss...

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  • Poached Sockeye Salmon

    Poached Sockeye Salmon

    I've come to prefer the wild-caught salmon from the Pacific northwest to the pale, overly fatty and bland farm-raised East-coast product. Not only is ...

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  • Roasted Cauliflower with Garam Masala

    Roasted Cauliflower with Garam Masala

    This simple side dish is extremely popular in our house. Not only is the subtle spice of the garam masala a nice change of pace, but also we love the ...

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  • Rosemary Rutabaga Fries

    Rosemary Rutabaga Fries

    Now that we all know what rutabaga is, we can think about all the wonderful things we can do with it. These "fries," which are actually baked, are a t...

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  • Salad with Roasted Radishes, Roasted Shallots and Shrimp

    Salad with Roasted Radishes, Roasted Shallots and Shrimp

    I roast vegetables all the time in my countertop oven: beets, shallots, cipollinis, peppers, cauliflower, leeks, tomatoes, sprouts, Jerusalem artichok...

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  • Sea Scallops with Honey Sauce

    Sea Scallops with Honey Sauce

    I picked up a some scallops at one of the dockside fish markets in Portland today – 4 huge off-the-boat diver scallops for an app to go with some brai...

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  • Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Fresh Herbs

    Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Fresh Herbs

    In some of my other sprouts recipes I add in richness, texture and flavor with nuts or bacon but this one is pretty much sprouts forward, with complem...

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  • Smoked Salmon Terrine

    Smoked Salmon Terrine

    This smoked salmon dish is a quick and easy crowd-pleaser...As regular readers know, I'm lucky to live down the road from the Ducktrap River smokehous...

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  • Spaghetti Squash & Mushroom Gratin

    Spaghetti Squash & Mushroom Gratin

    Spaghetti squash has been on my mind frequently lately...and why not? A naked cup of this crisp, flavorful pasta-substitute brings only 19 calories an...

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  • Spaghetti Squash and Shrimp with Lemongrass-Peanut Sauce

    Spaghetti Squash and Shrimp with Lemongrass-Peanut Sauce

    Spaghetti squash is a little miracle of a food: low in calories, low in carbs, high on the food satisfaction index, easy to prepare and adaptable to a...

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  • Spicy Coleslaw

    Spicy Coleslaw

    One day about 15 years ago I was making coleslaw and I had the bright idea to add a spicy sauce I'd made for another dish to a conventional coleslaw r...

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  • Spicy Daikon Radish

    Spicy Daikon Radish

    What to do with those beautiful but huge daikon radishes in the store? Shredded raw for a salad, cut in sticks and cooked for a soup -– of course. But...

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  • Strawberry Crumble

    Strawberry Crumble

    I love strawberries but I'm a strawberry snob. It's not just that I'm addicted to the taste of fresh strawberries...I also love them because they fit ...

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  • Tandoori Chicken

    Tandoori Chicken

    Tandoori chicken is a popular and simple preparation that fits well in a low-carb diet. Skinless chicken is marinated in a mixture of spices and yogur...

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  • Turkeyburgers with Mango Chutney-Dijon Sauce

    Turkeyburgers with Mango Chutney-Dijon Sauce

    One of our favorite vendors at the Portland Winter Farmers' Market is the Maine-ly Poultry Farm in Warren, Maine. I haven't always been happy with the...

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