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    L smoky and spicy chipotle quinoa

    Smoky and Spicy Chipotle Quinoa

    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • ¼ small onion, small diced
    • 2 chipotles canned in adobo, se ...
    • 1 teaspoon paprika, plus more f ...
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1 cup quinoa
    L creamy parmesan polenta

    Creamy Parmesan Polenta

    • 4½ cups chicken broth
    • ¾ cup polenta or coarse ground ...
    • ½ cup freshly shredded Parmesan ...
    • 1 pinch cayenne
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • salt and pepper to taste
    L brown rice pilaf with almonds and cranberries 500x359

    Brown Rice Pilaf with Almonds and Cranberries

    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • ¼ cup sliced almonds
    • ¾ cup brown rice
    • 1¼ cup chicken broth
    • ½ cup dried cranberries
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh par ...
    L caramelized brussels sprouts with blue cheese and bacon

    Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Blue Cheese and Bacon

    • ½ lb. Brussel sprouts
    • 2 strips of bacon
    • ½ cup chicken stock
    • ¼ cup blue cheese crumbles
    • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
    • 2 sprigs of thyme
    L simple steamed broccoli

    Simple Steamed Broccoli

    • 1-1/2 - 1-3/4 pounds broccoli c ...
    • Salt, to taste
    L perfect jasmine rice

    Perfect Jasmine Rice

    • 2-3/4 cups water, plus more if ...
    • 1-1/2 cups jasmine rice
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    L cauliflower pur e with thyme

    Cauliflower Purée with Thyme

    • 1 head cauliflower, cut into 1/ ...
    • 1 cup chicken broth
    • 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to t ...
    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, ...
    • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
    • Freshly ground black pepper, to ...
    L garlicky roasted broccoli with parmigiano reggiano

    Garlicky Roasted Broccoli with Parmigiano-Reggiano

    • 2 pounds broccoli crowns (be su ...
    • 3 tablespoons extra virgin oliv ...
    • 3 garlic cloves, minced
    • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground bla ...
    • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
    L perfect basmati rice 575x349

    Perfect Basmati Rice

    • 1 cup basmati rice
    • Water
    • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    L golden roasted cauliflower with pecorino romano cheese

    Golden Roasted Cauliflower with Pecorino Romano Cheese

    • 1 medium head cauliflower (abou ...
    • 3 tablespoons extra virgin oliv ...
    • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground bla ...
    • 3 tablespoons freshly grated Pe ...
    • Handful fresh chopped parsley ( ...
    L roasted green beans with cranberries   walnuts

    Roasted Green Beans with Cranberries & Walnuts

    • 2 pounds fresh green beans, ste ...
    • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and sli ...
    • 2 tablespoons extra virgin oliv ...
    • 1-1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black peppe ...
    • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
    L roasted garlic guac 575x448

    Roasted Garlic Guacamole

    • 3 large garlic cloves, unpeeled ...
    • 3 ripe medium avocados*
    • 1 small tomato, seeded, juiced ...
    • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilant ...
    • 2 tablespoons jalapeño pepper, ...
    • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice, ...
    L pancetta wrapped asparagus 575x395

    Pancetta Wrapped Asparagus

    • 1 bunch thick asparagus (12-15 ...
    • 12-15 thin slices pancetta
    • Vegetable oil
    L french string beans with shallots

    French String Beans with Shallots

    • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive ...
    • 2 large shallots, thinly sliced ...
    • About 1 cup water
    • 3/4 pound (12 ounces) haricots ...
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground bla ...
    L butternut squash polenta

    Butternut Squash Polenta

    • 1 cup very finely chopped yello ...
    • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, ...
    • 1 (12-oz) package frozen butter ...
    • 4-1/2 cups 2% or whole milk (do ...
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    L asparagus and chopped egg salad with dijon sauce2 575x432

    Asparagus Salad with Creamy Dijon Mustard Sauce and Chopped Hard-Boiled Eggs

    • 3 large eggs
    • 2 bunches thick asparagus spear ...
    • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chive ...
    • 1/2 cup mayonnaise, best qualit ...
    • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
    • 2 tablespoons water
    L caramelized onions and bell peppers

    Caramelized Onions and Bell Peppers

    • 2 tablespoons extra virgin oliv ...
    • 4 bell peppers, stemmed, seeded ...
    • 1 large yellow onion, peeled an ...
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground bla ...
    • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
    L hibachi vegetables

    Hibachi Vegetables

    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • ½ tablespoon garlic, minced
    • ½ sweet onion, roughly chopped
    • 1 zucchini, cut into strips
    • 1 cup carrots, sliced
    L mashed potato puffs

    Mashed Potato Puffs

    • 2 cups mashed potatoes
    • 3 large eggs, beaten
    • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
    • ¼ cup bacon bits
    • ¼ cup chives, chopped
    • Pepper to taste
    L ghee rice  nasi minyak

    Ghee Rice (Nasi Minyak)

    • 1½ cups of long grain rice
    • 3 tablespoons raisins
    • 4 tablespoons cashew nuts
    • 1 shallot, sliced
    • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
    • ½ teaspoon ginger, minced
    L easy coconut rice

    Easy Coconut Rice

    • 1½ cups long grain white rice
    • 1¾ cups coconut milk
    • 4 tablespoons sweet coconut fla ...
    • ¼ teaspoon ginger, minced
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    L glazed carrots with five spice

    Glazed Carrots with Five Spice

    • 1½ cups carrot, sliced
    • ¼ cup water
    • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • ½ teaspoon five spice powder
    L indian style scrambled eggs 3 e1398536330974

    Indian-Style Scrambled Eggs (Anda Bhurji)

    • 4 eggs, beaten
    • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
    • ½ yellow onion, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon mustard seed
    • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
    • 1 tablespoon meat curry powder
    L mushrooms in oyster sauce

    Mushrooms in Oyster Sauce

    • 2 cups shiitake/oyster/black/po ...
    • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
    • ½ teaspoon ginger, minced
    • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
    • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
    L commando fries

    Commando Fries

    • 2 Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into ...
    • 1 shallot, sliced
    • ½ teaspoon garlic, minced
    • ¼ cup dried anchovies
    • ½ cup roasted peanuts
    • 2 tablespoons chili paste / sri ...
    L cilantro and lime grilled sweet potatoes

    Cilantro and Lime Grilled Sweet Potatoes

    • 1 large sweet potato
    • 1 teaspoon lime zest, grated
    • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper / chi ...
    • ¼ tablespoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped ...
    • Salt and pepper to taste
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    Garlic Stir-Fry Asparagus

    • 6 oz. asparagus
    • 1½ teaspoons garlic, minced
    • 1 teaspoon olive oil
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    L eggplant and basil stir fry

    Eggplant and Basil Stir-Fry

    • 1 medium eggplant, cut into bit ...
    • ½ red onion, chopped
    • 1½ teaspoons garlic, minced
    • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and c ...
    • 4 dried chilies / ½ teaspoon re ...
    • ½ cup fresh Thai basil / sweet ...