Kale with Bacon and Cannellini Beans

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My friend Becky gave me this recipe. She raved about it, and for good reason – it’s an incredible side dish. I tend to be skeptical about bitter greens like kale, mustard greens, etc. but I’m a new convert. I could eat this dish morning, noon and night. It has a great combination of flavors […]

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Cannellini Beans with Lemon, Roasted Red Peppers, and Bacon

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What a delicious side dish!   A big bowl of these beans could have been my whole dinner the other night, they were that good and that satisfying. They’re also full of flavor.  It didn’t hurt that the dish is full of bacon.  Isn’t everything better with bacon?

I used canned cannellini beans because they’re so […]

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Weeknight White Chicken Chili

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This is a perfect weeknight meal. The whole thing comes together in about 30 minutes and with the cayenne pepper it has a nice kick to it. When it was cooking, I found the consistency to be more like soup than chili, so I added some corn starch mixed with water […]

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Tuscan White Bean and Garlic Soup

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I made this soup a couple of weeks ago on Shelter Island, but we left the camera there and I wasn’t able to download the photo until now.   I love soups that are quick and easy to make, and flavorful and this one certainly fits the bill.   I enjoy cooking on Shelter Island because I […]

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