Category Archives: Main Dish

French Fridays with Doire: Chicken Tagine with Sweet Potatoes and Prunes

  Last week the Dorsita’s participated in Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day, which is all about getting children excited about real food. Turns out that people who cook their own food eat healthier and kids who help choose, grow and … Continue reading

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Grilled Mahi Mahi with Cucumber Avocado Pesto “Salsa”

No matter how precise the recipe there always seems to be that table spoon or two of pesto, tapenade, tahini, remoulade, or some other sauce leftover in the fridge. If you are a bread eater, the easiest thing to do … Continue reading

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Easy Dinner: Grilled Flank Steak and Asparagus

There is a book on my nightstand (that I will be writing about in the near future) where the author suggests that home cooks would do well to work more like professional cooks and 1) plan meals for 1-2 weeks … Continue reading

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Easy Slow-Cooker Dinner: Filling for Chicken Tacos

  Do not put away your slow cooker for the winter! Slow cookers are a great option for cooking inside during the warm summer months. They make less heat than the oven, and you don’t have to stand over the … Continue reading

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French Fridays with Dorie: Green as Spring Veal Stew

I had already planned to make a smaller version of this week’s French Fridays recipe. We still have leftovers from Easter to polish off, so while the stew would be a nice break from finding creative uses for ham, a … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Provence Bean and Artichoke Ragout

Reading food magazines has long been a favorite pastime. In the 70’s and 80’s it was my mom’s subscription to Cuisine, then later my copies of Vegetarian Times and for a while Saveur (which I still cannot pronounce with any level … Continue reading

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French Fridays with Dorie: Quiche Maraichere

Confession time again: I ate the first piece of this vegetable filled quiche standing over the stove. My regular diet does not contain a lot of dairy, so the smell of creamy custard and melting Gruyere cheese was almost intoxicating. … Continue reading

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