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Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

Tweet As a child, I remember my mother preparing stuffed bell peppers on numerous occasions. It’s one of those recipes that you can prepare in advance, tend to four children, manage the house and the dozens of other tasks a busy mom has to do on any given day and still serve a healthy, home-cooked […]

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Mini Orzo-Stuffed Peppers

Tweet This is the mini version of my Orzo-Stuffed Peppers. Just the right size for merenda (snack). Serve them as a delicious first course or bring a tray of peppers to a cocktail party and watch them disappear (use red, green, yellow and orange  peppers for a colorful presentation). Mini-stuffed peppers are a welcome addition […]

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Italian Sausage & Peppers

Tweet The ubiquitous sausage and peppers sandwich prevails at just about every Italian festival I’ve ever attended, including this past weekend’s Sicilian Festival in San Diego. It’s the quintessential street food with it’s rustic simplicity and rich and lusty flavors. The pairing of great tasting Italian sausage with the caramel sweetness of onions and peppers […]

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Orzo Stuffed Peppers

Tweet     The best thing about making these peppers is that you can enjoy them today, put some in the freezer and enjoy them even more on another day. I prepared them before I left on my Mother’s Day trip so Jack would have quick easy meals while I was away. I made a […]

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Bell Peppers and Eggs

Tweet My mother was not a huge fan of fish, so our meals during Lent consisted of vegetables, beans and legumes and of course pasta. The meal that I associate most with this season is Bell Peppers and Eggs. It was never my favorite, in fact I don’t think I cared for it much at […]

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Grillades with Grits and Creole Sauce

Tweet Grillades, (pronounced GREE-yads), are thin scallops of veal, beef or pork and are typically served for brunch. It is my understanding that the dish originated when the country butchers of Southern Louisiana were preparing the boucherie. (A boucherie is a communal butchering of an animal that ensures fresh meat for the entire community). Thinly […]

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Roasted Red Peppers

Roasted Red Peppers

Tweet     Serve with toasted Bruschetta. These full-of-flavor peppers can also be used in omelettes, pannini and pasta. They are always in my refrigerator in the summer months when they’re less expensive and more locally available. It can be a fun family outing to visit a local farm where everyone gets to  pick their own. […]

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