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Jan. 16, 2012 9:05 am 
Updated: Jan. 17, 2012 3:12 am
I received a lovely cookbook for Christmas, America's Test Kitchen's Menu Cookbook. The book contains 51 menus for foolproof dinner parties. Since we have a small cooperative dinner at our home nearly every Sunday night, I decided to cook my way through the book. Well, sort of! Each menu… MORE
Lemon-Herb Halibut with Garlic Potatoes
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Cheddar Apple Salad
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Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic
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Jan. 9, 2012 7:52 am 
Updated: Jan. 16, 2012 4:01 pm
Yum! I found this recipe years ago, October 1995 to be exact, in my Cooking Light magazine. The recipe was simple and my kids gobbled it up. I then began making the melt in your mouth dessert for adult guest who were dieting. My original recipe served 9 and was only 254 calories. Even people… MORE
chocolate pudding cake
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Jan. 2, 2012 9:13 am 
Updated: Jan. 16, 2012 4:01 pm
I'm a huge fan of Beef Wellington and have made it many times for Christmas and dinner parties. Over the years I've tweeked my recipe, using a combination of recipes from various cookbooks and websites. My favorite method of preparing the individual Wellingtons is to do the assembly in… MORE
Beef Wellington Roast
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Dec. 30, 2011 8:01 am 
Updated: Jan. 7, 2012 5:44 pm
Whenever my boys are home from college the house swells with friends and I'm once again faced with cooking for a crowd. The vibrations of boys laughing and cheering beckon me to the kitchen in anticipation of their soon to be grumbling stomachs. One of their favorite dishes stems from a… MORE
 
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Melinda

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