Basic Tomato Sauce for Pasta and Salad Vinaigrette

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Basic Tomato Sauce 1/4-cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, peeled & sliced thin 2-inch sprig of fresh basil- stem and leaves 2 (28-ounce)…

Roast Pork Loin with Fall Fruits

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Roast Pork Loin with Fall Fruits Ingredients: 4 lbs. (more or less) boneless pork loin roast sea salt and freshly ground pepper 1 head…

Gnocchi

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*Recipe for Gnocchi 2 1/4 pounds potatoes 1 3/4 cups flour (about) pinch of salt 1 egg Steam potatoes until tender but firm. Peel…

MaryJane’s Granola

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Mary Jane’s Granola 12 C. regular (thick-cut or long-cooking kind) oatmeal 1 C. of each of the following: Sesame seeds Oat Bran Powdered Soy…

Margie’s Meatloaf

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Margie’s Meatloaf 1 pound lean ground beef 1 egg ½ c. oatmeal, (or substitute 3 slices of bread torn to tiny bits) 1/3 c.…

Cream of Asparagus Soup

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Cream of Asparagus Soup 2 cups chicken broth 1½ cup chopped onion 6 T. butter 6 T. flour ½ t. dill weed 1½ lb.…

Granola

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Many of our houseguests over the years have been twenty-something musicians who work nights in the studio with my husband and sleep late in…

Roast Chicken from Ina Garten

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Roast Chicken adapted from Ina Garten’s Perfect Roast Chicken Serves 3 to 4 Ingredients: 1 (4 to 5 pound) roasting chicken Kosher salt Freshly…

Christmas 2008 Gift Suggestions from Toad Hall

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A Diary of Private Prayer by John Baillie, Fireside Edition, 1949. (devotional) Teach us to pray. If this has ever been a desire of…