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Five years ago today I started Idiot’s Kitchen with this recipe. It’s easily the recipe that I’ve given out the most: Easy enough to explain it to the person sitting next to you on an airplane. Easy enough to explain it to your friends during the break of an orchestra rehearsal. Easy enough to explain […]

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Warm Mushroom & Arugula Salad! We love having big salads for dinner so I’m always on the lookout for new recipes and ideas other than the standard grilled chicken chopped up over greens. Boy was I happy to find this one! So many good things going on – mushrooms, prosciutto, sundried tomatoes, to name a […]

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Time for another funky salad addiction –┬áTuna & White Bean Salad! You might be thinking, beans & tuna? Together? The answer is a resounding YES! This was SOOOOO good. Rather than the traditional mayonnaise laden tuna salad, olive oil and red wine vinegar give this salad a nice, light Mediterranean flavor. Adding the beans gives […]

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Risotto, in any form, is one of my favorite dinners to make. It’s another one of meals that you see in fancy restaurants but until you make it at home, you don’t realize how easy it is. Basically, risotto is plump Italian Arborio rice that is cooked slowly in broth until it is tender and […]

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Antipasto Pasta…try saying that three times fast! I’m a big fan of the antipasto platter – sliced cured meats, cheese, olives, artichoke hearts, etc. served before an Italian meal so I thought, why not put all those things into a huge bowl of pasta salad. I like to load mine up with lots of extra […]

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We planted a lemon tree last spring and are just now harvesting our first lemons! Every time I walk by this tree in the back yard, I hear the old “Lemon Tree” song in my head. Remember that one? “Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet But the fruit of the poor […]

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Linguine with Shrimp & Little Tomatoes is a recipe that my dad and I created back when I had a big garden and by this time of the summer was over run with little tomatoes. Whether they are traditional red cherry tomatoes, pear shaped yellow tomatoes, plum shaped red, those awesome little gold sun sweet […]

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Pork Tenderloin & Portabella Mushrooms with Roasted Red Pepper Coulis. My dad showed up at my house with this recipe in hand a couple of months ago. We made it for a family dinner and it was so fresh and good, I’d been thinking about making it again it ever since. There are 3 distinct […]

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Eggplant Lasagna! Or if you’re into using air quotes, this should be Eggplant “Lasagna” because it’s sneaky. “Lasagna” minus the lasagna noodles. This is a great recipe that I got from my friend Tim Macri. It’s extremely versatile and can morph into many different styles – traditional, vegetarian, gluten free, etc. You can make homemade […]

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Are you sitting down? I’m about to blow your mind. Cauliflower Pizza Crust. Yes, cauliflower. You aren’t seeing things. I’m not trying to play a trick on you. Cauliflower. And the best part? IT WAS DELICIOUS!!!!! As many of you know, since October I’ve been experimenting with eating Gluten Free. I feel better, my stomach […]

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