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Chicken Marbella

Chicken Marbella made its recipe debut in the 1982  Silver Palate Cookbook by Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins. Lukins ran a catering company in Manhattan during the 1970s. In 1977, Lukins and Rosso opened The Silver Palate, a sm...

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Lobster Mac and Cheese

Mac and Cheese is the quintessential comfort food, noodles, cheese, cream; what is there not to like. Adding a little protein is a perfect way to balance out this one dish meal and lobster was our first choice.

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Apple-Sage Flat Iron Grilled Turkey

Apples and Sage are quintessential holiday flavors and pair beautifully with turkey. This year we created a glaze to add layers of deliciousness to our turkey. The challenge was to achieve this without using butter, in order to accommodate some of our guests who were unable to consume dairy.

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Make Amazing, Stuffed-Rolled Turkey

Planning Thanksgiving is something I look forward to every year...and every year I challenge myself to get creative. Call me crazy but my favorite thing on earth is to spend hours in the kitchen prepping and cooking elaborate meals fo...

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Spicy Corn Pudding

We first tried this recipe at a dinner hosted on Kauai by our dear friends, Gloria & Steven Cohen. We could have honestly devoured the whole tray of this sweet and spicy corn, outrageously delicious, pudding but we held back wanting to leave a bite or two for the other guests. The recipe originates from Anna Pump’s book, “Country Weekend Entertaining.”

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Chicken Roasted with Winter Vegetables

OK, so why the picture in the raw? It looked so good finished I couldn't wait to serve it and forgot to take the post oven shot! I did manage separate pictures of the crispy chicken and caramelized vegetables, take a look below! Th...

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French Beans, Snap Peas, Hazelnut and Orange

This dish created by my favorite Mediterranean Chef, Yotam Ottolenghi elevates simple green beans and snap peas to spectacular! The vegetables remain crisp and bright green just as nature intended, complemented by a rich nutty hazelnut o...

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Crispy-Creamy Hasselback Potatoes

If you love french fries and baked potatoes for their contrasting textures of crispy and creamy then you’ll love the special accordion cut of Hasselback Potatoes. This impressive and yet simple method of creating several deep slices all across the spuds, increase the surface area and once exposed to the oven’s heat you get lots of crispy edges, while the inside is soft and creamy.

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Rustic Caesar Salad

I have always loved a great Caesar Salad and we have posted several amazing recipes including Spicy, Garlicky Caesar Salad and Grilled Caesar Salad, but imagine adding something extra to the traditional; extra veggies, extra herbs, extra flavor! Well we think this Rustic Caesar Salad recipe delivers in a big way. Try it with grilled chicken or shrimp and please let us know what you think.

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Fall Off The Bone 3hr Chicken

This wonderful recipe belongs to Cristina Ferrare, Chef, New York Times Best-Selling Author and Host of Hallmark Channel’s Emmy-nominated Home and Family. Cristina is one of the best cooks I know. Several years ago, she invited us to share an evening with her family and mutual friends to experience her cooking, I can still remember it like it was yesterday. Lucky for us that wasn’t the only time, we were also invited one year for Thanksgiving.

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