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Caramelized Cauliflower Soup with Roasted Chanterelles

  From Jason Scharf, Broth Brother “When my Aunt Sharon (Hapton) asked me to come up with a soup recipe, I was inspired by a trip to the Calgary Farmers’ Market and the amazing in-season vegetables on display there.” —Jason Scharf Makes about 6 servings Roasted Chanterelles and Corn 12 oz (375 g) chanterelle mushrooms, [...]

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

  From the author: Call me lazy, but I love a meal that can pretty much cook itself. I also love turning classic meals into a hearty bowl of soup, and the slow cooker allows me to do both. For this dish, I took my standard chicken enchilada recipe and threw the ingredients into a [...]

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Skillet Macaroni and Cheese

  It’s hard to improve on mac and cheese—but we think we’ve done it, by cooking the pasta right in the sauce. With a classic and three variations, there’s something for every craving. SERVES 8 ACTIVE TIME 40 MINUTES • TOTAL TIME 40 MINUTES 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs ¼ cup grated [...]

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The Great Lobster Cookbook by Matt Dean Pettit

  When I think of making lobster at home, I think of a large pot and boiling water, but thanks to Matt Dean Pettit my world was flipped upside down. Matt Dean Pettit, chef and owner of Rock Lobster Food Co., has created The Great Lobster Cookbook, a collection of more than 100 simple and [...]

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Italian Kits Make Perfect Gifts

  Everyone loves Italian food, and this simple dinner kit will go down a treat. Just add some good-quality pasta and a generous lump of Parmesan to finish off the gift. For the Basil pesto: Preparation : 15 minutes Makes: about 12oz 1 small clove garlic 1 cup pine nuts toasted 2 cups basil leaves [...]

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White Chocolate and Rosemary Truffles

  These rich and interesting truffles offer a delicate balance of white chocolate with aromatic rosemary. I find that the rosemary tempers the sweetness of the white chocolate so it doesn’t end up too sickly. See what you think. PREPARATION: 40 minutes COOKING: 5 minutes MAKES: about 30 Scant ½ cup heavy cream A large [...]

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Hokey Pokey Candy

  This recipe brings out the child in me: I still love watching the mixture fizz and bubble—volcano-like—as the baking soda reacts with the hot sugar syrup to make this wonderful honeycomb. PREPARATION: 25 minutes, plus setting COOKING: 10 minutes MAKES: 12oz 4 tbsp corn syrup Scant 1 cup granulated sugar 3 tbsp unsalted butter, [...]

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Candy Penguins

  *These adorable candy penguins come from Candy Aisle Crafts by Jodi Levine* Mama and baby penguin cuddle next to a pile of rock candy ice. Note that for the penguin baby, you use only one black gumdrop for the body and a black Haribo Raspberry for the head. Add the beak by scraping away [...]

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Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

  Chicken tikka masala has become an international phenomenon served in Indian restaurants all over the world; it’s so beloved in England that it’s sometimes referred to as the national dish! The original recipe, known as butter chicken, came from one of the first tandoori restaurants in Delhi, Moti Mahal. Tandoori chicken pieces were added [...]

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Crunchy French Toast

  This is basically the fried-chicken equivalent of French toast. I like to use challah bread for maximum scrumptiousness, but you can also use cinnamon raisin bread or any sliced bread to your liking. Serves 3 2 Eggs ¼ Cup Whole Milk ½ Teaspoon Vanilla Extract ¼ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon Pinch of Salt 1 Tablespoon [...]

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