Tag Archives: ricotta

Spinach-scallion egg rolls with chicken

Calzones continue to defeat me. I’ve got the filling down, but there always tends to be too much bread. When I saw this recipe for oven-baked egg rolls (bless you, Pinterest!) it called to me. “You could use that same … Continue reading

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Broccolini-Bacon Pizza

Broccolini is my favorite vegetable. I am a big fan of vegetables in general, so this is saying a lot. Broccolini is not, in fact, another name for broccoli rabe, nor is it simply baby broccoli. It’s a fairly recent … Continue reading

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Spinach, prosciutto and olive pizza

We’re fairly openminded diners, the three of us, but each of us has a small list of foods we’re not overjoyed to eat. I’m not a big fan of ground beef or sweet-and-sour anything; Luke avoids onions, mayonnaise, and all … Continue reading

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Whole Foods contest finalist!

Whole Foods Market Cooking holds contests on a regular basis. They often challenge bloggers to post their best recipes using one particular ingredient. I entered their potato recipe contest with my Potato-Prosciutto Pizza, and recently learned that it’s a finalist! … Continue reading

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Potato pizza — anything but bland.

I’m not sure what drew me to potato pizza initially. Perhaps it was the challenge of making two fairly bland ingredients — dough and potatoes — flavorful and appealing. In my first attempt, I spread a thin layer of (store-bought) … Continue reading

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Tom’s best-ever lasagna

I was in the Twin Cities this weekend, having a lovely visit with Tom’s twin brother, his wife and girls. On Saturday I drove into St. Paul for a picnic sponsored by the Minnesota Historical Society Press (one of my … Continue reading

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Summer bash: peach-prosciutto crostini

Every summer, usually in July, we have an all-day party with friends from Tom’s high school years. I make the appetizers and the main course, and everyone else brings salads, dessert, and drinks. We refer to this as our Summer … Continue reading

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