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Turn To Turkey For Meals

Turkey does not garner much attention outside of Thanksgiving or other holidays when a roasted turkey is the centerpiece of a large family meal. However, turkey is a lean, tasty and versatile protein source that can be utilized in many meals. Individuals interested in reducing the fat and
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Give Chips And Dip A Sweet Twist

Tortilla chips dipped in a tangy salsa often make the perfect opener to a meal. Salsa traditionally is made with tomatoes, but people often can find different fruits filling in for tomatoes or complementing them in various salsa recipes. During the height of the summer entertaining season, salsa can be transformed by watermelon, a popular […]
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Savory Crêpes Are The Star Of This Lasagna

Lasagna is the perfect dish to feed a crowd. It can feature everything from cheeses to meats to vegetables, and often the leftovers taste even better than the meal on the first day. Lasagna typically is made with long sheets of pasta, but “Lasagne di Crespelle” from “Nick Stellino’s Family Kitchen” (G.P Putnam’s Sons) utilizes […]
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Grilled Seafood To Excite Backyard BBQ Guests

Grilling is a passion shared by millions of people across the globe. For some, there’s simply no better way to prepare meals in summertime than to do so over an open flame. Recent years have seen many people expand their culinary horizons beyond traditional grilling fare like hamburgers and hot dogs. Indeed, there’s no shortage […]
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This French Pastry Is Sweet And Satisfying

An éclair is a delicious French dessert comprised of an eggy but airy pastry traditionally filled with custard and topped with a chocolate glaze. However, éclairs can be customized to feature many different flavors. Historians say acclaimed chef Antonin Carême is attributed with making the éclair famous by modifying a cake recipe previously known as […]
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Secrets To A Great Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese is an ideal comfort food. It’s crispy, buttery and full of warm and gooey cheese. Many people grow up enjoying grilled cheese as children, and then continue digging in to this delight as they get older. While grilled cheese may seem like simple fare, there are some techniques to make it even more […]
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Healthier Salad Makes Barbecues Better

Warm weather beckons people outdoors. Al fresco dining offers a chance to spend even more time outdoors, and many people will attest that no outdoor gathering is complete without the requisite grilled fare and complementary sides that are staples of spring and summer dining. Potato salad is one such food that turns up regularly this […]
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Move Over Crab; Shrimp Cakes Are Crisp And Tasty

Seafood is a healthy addition to any diet. Seafood, whether it’s fish, mollusks or crustaceans, tends to be lower in calories and saturated fat than meat- or poultry-based protein sources, and it may be rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Shrimp, in particular, is a type of seafood that many people enjoy because it’s not […]
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Sandwich Ideal For Picnic Dinners

Opportunities for enjoying sunshine and fresh air abound in spring and summer. Who wants to be stuck indoors when the weather is pleasant? People engage in all sorts of activities while enjoying Mother Nature, including dining outside. When it comes to picnics or meals enjoyed at the beach or onSS park benches, portability reigns supreme. […]
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A Margarita With A Spicy Twist

Cinco de Mayo is a great opportunity to dance, eat and make a little noise. Often some well-crafted cocktails help celebrants to shake off their inhibitions and make the party a bit more festive. Many revelers may insist that no Cinco de Mayo celebration is complete without margaritas. In Spanish, margarita refers to a daisy […]