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Spaghetti with Clam Sauce for 2

Sometimes you need to work a bit of household magic: make a meal appear out of nowhere, fast. This quick and splendid spaghetti with clam sauce for 2 is a perfect example. Keep spaghetti and a can of clams in your pantry, and if you also have garlic, a lemon, a bit of

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pasta with asparagus and mint

Pasta with Asparagus and Mint

Pasta with asparagus and mint – is this a combination you’ve ever thought of? Here’s a nice little vegetarian supper for two. It is a quick dish, with a few tricks to enhance the flavor. The asparagus is chopped small, to cook quickly for freshest flavor. The cream is heated

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autumn lasagna

Autumn Lasagna with Squash and Chard

Autumn lasagna with squash and chard: it carries the flavors of fall: roasted squash, sage, sausage and cheese combine to make a memorable dish. It’s no more complicated than any other lasagna: there’s a sauce, there are noodles, and there are fillings that get layered in. Inspiration can come from

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Asian Noodles with Chicken and Bok Choy

You know how it is: you need something for a quick supper, and have no idea what to do with the random collection of things in the fridge. I had leftover cooked spaghetti noodles, bits of chicken, and three small bok choy.  I have found that the trick of using

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I’m Maurita Plouff, and I write about cooking and preserving the local harvest in Southeast Michigan. Any recipe you find here is something I have cooked myself, and enjoyed, and think you might like too. I invite you to try the recipes, and leave comments.

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