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Chicken Sausage and Vegetable Soup

Chicken Sausage SoupThe continued unseasonable cold weather has kept me in comfort food mode all the way through March and into April. That means yet more soups and stews using pantry staples, winter vegetables like kale, and hearty meats like sausage.

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Sicilian-Style Pasta with Eggplant

An easy but satisfying pasta dish make perfect with summer’s eggplant.

Italian eggplantLate summer is the best time of year to enjoy eggplant, a versatile vegetable which lends itself to many different preparations. Eggplant can be deep-fried, oven-baked, used in stir fries and grilled.

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Easy Stir Fry Chicken Thighs with Chili and Basil

This quick and easy stir fry makes a satisfying and tasty dinner from chicken thighs and a few basic vegetables.

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Simmered Summer Squash

A Summer Squash and Tomato Recipe That’s Fast and Delicious!

Simmered Summer SquashOne of the best things about living in Southern New Jersey is our farmers, and the wonderful array of fresh local fruits and vegetables available every Spring through the Fall. I spend many an afternoon driving from one small farm stand to the next, planning my meals around whichever garden delights have just been brought in from the fields that day: gigantic ripe tomatoes, sweet white corn, juicy white nectarines or peaches, eggplant, asparagus and more. With so much available that’s fresh and delicious, summer especially is a wonderful time to enjoy vegetarian meals that are super fast and extremely healthy.

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Kielbasa, Sauerkraut and Potato Casserole

This warming casserole is perfect for the wintertime, and a tribute to my Polish heritage.

Kielbasa, Sauerkraut and Potato CasseroleKielbasa, sauerkraut and potatoes – mention these three foods to me and I just go “mmmmmm”.

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