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Minestrone Soup

Yield:  4 – 6 servings Ingredients 8 slices bacon, chopped 4 onions, peeled and diced 2 carrots, peeled and diced 2 stalks celery, diced 10 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 2 zucchini, quartered lengthwise and sliced 1 red ...

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Gnocchi with roasted Pumpkin

Ingredients Pumpkin: ½ butternut pumpkin, peeled, seeded and cut into a 1cm dice
 Iced water, for refreshing
 30 ml vegetable oil
 Salt and pepper
 30 g butter, diced
 ½ bunch sage, leaves picked
 30 g pecorino, finely grated
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Maple-Candied Bacon

PREP TIME: 5 COOK TIME: 25 SERVES: 6 servings Ingredients 1 pound thick sliced bacon, good quality 1/2 cup maple syrup, Grade B 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Finely ground black pepper Method Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a ...

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Lemon, Blueberry & Poppyseed Muffin

Gizzi: "In this recipe we are using very little fat due to the incorporation of the courgette. These muffins are also wheat free." Makes 12 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time ...

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Braised Eggs with Beef, Smoked Aubergine and Tomato

Serves four Ingredients 4 aubergines (1.1kg gross) 1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for drizzling 1 large onion, finely chopped (200g net) 6 garlic cloves, roughly chopped (20g net) ½ tsp chilli flakes ½ tsp ground ...

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Crafts

Box Card with sweets

Requirements Basic 30.5cm X 30.5cm cardstock trimmed to 30.5cm X 23cm Scoreboard and scoring tool Paper punch Glue or doublesided tape Scizzors or craft knife Ruler Small piece of acetate Peel-off stickers Sweets or other goodies   Instructions Step 1: Measuring and ...

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Beef Cheeks ala Mexico

Beef Cheeks ala Mexico served with a Smokey red salsa Ingredients Braised Beef Cheeks: ½ large onion, coarsely chopped 5 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped 35 ml canola oil 1 tsp black peppercorns 1 each whole clove and star anise 1 tsp cumin seeds 1½ ...

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Crispy Skin Salmon with Black Tie Pasta

Ingredients Crispy Skin Salmon Recipe courtesy of Claire Robinson, 2011 2 (6-oz) pieces center-cut salmon fillet, about1-inch thick with skin kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened and divided 1 teaspoon ...