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Spaghetti with Bacon, Onion and Thyme

Spaghetti with Bacon, Onion and Thyme

This is a quick, easy pasta dish that can be put on the table in no more the time than it takes to cook the pasta. Bits of bacon, sliced red onion, a generous quantity of fresh thyme and just a touch of cream make a light and flavorful sauce for thin spaghetti or linguine.

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Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

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Avocado and Egg Toast

Avocado and Egg Toast

Whole wheat toast topped with lightly-seasoned, mashed avocado and a poached egg makes a delicious, satisfying breakfast.

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Maple-Mustard Pork Sliders with Caramelized Onions

Maple-Mustard Pork Sliders with Caramelized Onions

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Indian-Spiced Chicken Flatbread

Store-bought naan flatbreads topped with yogurt, sautéed spinach and garlic, tomato, bite-sized pieces of spiced chicken, fresh mozzarella and cilantro.

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Pepper-Stuffed Peppers with Chorizo

Pepper-Stuffed Peppers with Chorizo

We chopped the top third of these colorful bell peppers and sauteed them for the filling, which also includes rice, chorizo, garlic, onion, cilantro and Monterey Jack cheese.

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Roasted Eggplant and Caramelized Onion Grilled Cheese

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Tenderloin Tips with Garlic and Mushrooms

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Toasted Orzo Pilaf with Garlic and Spinach

Toasted Orzo Pilaf with Garlic and Spinach

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Classic Kahlua Cocktails

Classic Kahlua Cocktails

Made with Kahlua, vodka and cream.

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Cucumber-Ginger Martini

Cucumber-Ginger Martini

Made with Voli Lyte Vodka, St. Germain Elderflower liqueur, cucumber, mint and ginger beer.

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A Guide To Fresh Herbs

A Guide To Fresh Herbs

A guide to 26 varieties of fresh herbs with information on flavors, how-to-use and more.

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Making top-quality vanilla extract at home is easy and economical, plus it makes a nice, heartfelt gift for friends and family.

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Holiday Menu: Roasted Beef Tenderloin w/Mushroom-Port Sauce

Holiday Menu: Roasted Beef Tenderloin w/Mushroom-Port Sauce

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