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Low-Fat Mac and Cheese

Serves 4 To make fresh bread crumbs, process a slice of whole wheat bread in the food processor. Ingredients 2 cups whole- or multi-grain elbow macaroni 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups skim milk, warmed for 1 minute in the microwave 8 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded (2 1/4 […]

Décor

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Alex's Day Off

Spicy Aioli

Total Time:10 minPrep: 10 minYield: about 1 quart sauceLevel: Easy Ingredients 1 quart mayonnaise 1/2 cup Thai-chili paste, (recommended: Sriracha) 2 tablespoons espellette pepper 1/4 cup lime juice 2 tablespoons kosher salt 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper   Directions Mix all ingredients into a bowl. Chill until ready to use.

Food

Cod with Dried Tomato Pesto and Pumpkin Seeds

Ease of preparation: easyPreparation time : 20 minutesCooking time: 15 minutesServes : 4 Ingredients Pesto ½ cup (125 ml) dried tomatoes in oil, drained and finely chopped ¼ cup (60 ml) pumpkin seeds, broiled and chopped 1 tbsp (15 ml) capers, chopped 1/3 cup (75 ml) olive oil Zucchini Squash ½ cup (125 ml) chicken broth 3 […]

Fearless in the Kitchen

Pasta with Meatballs in a Broth

Also known as Pasta Con Polpette in Brodo Yield: 6 servings. Ingredients Meatballs Olive oil, for baking sheet 1 large slice stale Italian-style bread Milk for soaking bread ½ pound sweet Italian sausages, casings removed ½ pound ground veal         3 tbsp. freshly grated Parmesan cheese 2 tbsp. finely chopped onion, sautéed 2 tbsp. chopped […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Raspberry Jelly Doughnuts

Makes 12 large doughnuts Ingredients 2/3 cup milk, just above body temperature (105 °F) 2 ¼ tsp (1 pkg) instant dry yeast 1/3 cup sugar 3 eggs at room temperature 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt ¼ tsp ground nutmeg ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature vegetable oil, for frying ½ cup […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Stuffed Pork Chops

Yield: 4 servingsPrep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 1/4 cup chopped prunes 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds, chopped, plus more for garnish 3 tablespoons lemon olive oil 4 pork loin rib chops, 1 1/2 inches thick Course salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 ounces goat cheese Directions In a bowl, mix the […]

DIY

Home Made Easy – Tropical

  Follow @BuildersFan In this week’s episode of Home Made Easy, we look at ways to celebrate summer and create a tropical feel in around your house and garden Part 1 – Gardening (Tanya)     Save