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Caponata – Eggplant Relish

from 1/4 c. olive oil 1 lg. onion, chopped 1-1/2 c. celery, coarsely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 c. peeled and diced eggplant 1 lg. red or green pepper, chopped 1/2 c. chopped black olives 2 tbsp. capers 4 lg. tomatoes, chopped 1 8-oz. can tomato sauce 1/4 c. red wine vinegar 1/4 […]

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Butternut Squash in Fresh Green Curry

This simple fresh curry paste takes only minutes to prepare. It envelopes sweet, golden chunks of butternut squash with a beautiful & savory green sauce in the time it takes the accompanying rice to cook. Try making it with any prepared curry paste for an even simpler dish. 1 winter squash, about 1½ pounds 2 tbsn. coarsely […]

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Butter Braised Turnips and Bucatini

from Sunday’s NYT magazine via basketeer Juli Berwald, who adds: I confess I didn’t have any bucatini on hand, and used penne, which worked fine. Katie’s note: We ate lots of simple pasta in Italy (for Slow Food Internatl.) with this sage/browned butter sauce. Perfect for these Italian turnips! Peel and dice 3-4 turnips into about […]

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Bell Pepper Sauté over Polenta

4 Servings — Low-fat 1 Tbs. olive oil 2 red bell peppers, cut into 2 x 1-inch strips 2 yellow bell peppers, cut into 2 x 1-inch strips 1 tomato, cored, seeded and finely diced, or 1/2 cup canned diced tomatoes 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 Tbs. chopped fresh basil or 1 tsp. dried 2 […]

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