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ORANGE AND HONEY-GLAZED CARROTS

ORANGE AND HONEY-GLAZED CARROTS Honey makes for a more flavorful glaze for carrots than sugar does. In this dish, orange zest keeps the sweetness from becoming cloying. Ingredients 12 tbsp. unsalted butter 4 lb. carrots, peeled and cut into 1½-inch chunks 1 cup honey Juice and zest of 1 orange Kosher salt and fresh-ground black […]

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TABBOULEH

Finely chopped fresh parsley and mint are bathed in fruity extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice in this classic Middle Eastern appetizer. Ingredients 3 cups packed parsley leaves, roughly chopped 1 1⁄2 cups packed mint leaves, roughly chopped 1⁄2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1⁄2 cup fresh lemon juice 1tbsp. pomegranate molasses 1⁄2 tsp. ground allspice 1⁄2 tsp. ground cinnamon […]

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ALMOND AND GARLIC SOUP

Ingredients 3 1⁄4 cups ice-cold water 2 1⁄4 cups blanched almonds 6 cloves garlic, peeled 1 (6-oz.) baguette, crusts removed, torn into pieces 1⁄2 cup olive oil, plus more 2 1⁄2 tbsp. sherry vinegar 2 drops almond extract Kosher salt, to taste Halved green grapes, for garnish (optional) Instructions Combine 2 cups water, the almonds, garlic, and bread in a food processor […]

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CREAMY GARLIC SOUP

This creamy garlic soup is a very healthy recipe, garlic has a lot of benefits for the body. Garlic soup is prepared in several countries in Europe, each country has it’s specialty for this tasty soup. Ingredients 2 tbsp. olive oil 16 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 4 onions, sliced 6 3⁄4 cups heavy cream Kosher salt and […]

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Sesame-Ginger Broccoli Soup

Ingredients 10 cups broccoli florets, divided 1 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced 1 tsp. salt 2 Tbs. low-sodium tamari or soy sauce 1 Tbs. toasted sesame oil 1 Tbs. pickled ginger, plus more 
for garnish, plus 1 Tbs. pickling liquid 1 Tbs. toasted black and/or white sesame seeds, for garnish Preparation 1. Set […]

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Tomato Soup

Ingredients 2 Tbs. olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped (11/2 cups) 1 Tbs. tomato paste 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.) 1 tsp. sugar 1 15-oz. can diced tomatoes 1 vegetable bouillon cube, optional 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar 1/2 tsp. dried thyme Preparation 1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, and […]

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Seared Baby Eggplant with Mozzarella and Basil Oil

Ingredients Basil Oil 1 cup tightly packed fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup olive oil Eggplant 3 baby eggplants (1 lb.), sliced into 30 1/2-inch-thick rounds 2 Tbs. olive oil 1 leek, halved, white and light green parts cut into half-moons 4 Tbs. white wine vinegar, divided 1 6-oz. ball fresh mozzarella, sliced into 6 rounds […]

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Singapore-Style Rice Noodles

Ingredients 1 8-oz. pkg. rice vermicelli 3/4 cup low-sodium vegetable broth 3 Tbs. low-sodium soy sauce 2 Tbs. Chinese cooking wine or sherry 1 Tbs. plus 1 tsp. brown sugar 2 Tbs. canola or peanut oil 1/2 lb. shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and thinly sliced (5 cups) 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced (1 cup) 1 […]

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Broccoli Meatballs with Garlic-Tomato Sauce

Ingredients Meatballs 4 cups broccoli florets (1 large head) 1 cup raw almonds 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.) 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper 2 large eggs Garlic-Tomato Sauce 1 Tbs. olive oil 1/4 cup diced white onion 1 […]

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Gingered Carrot and Edamame Soup

Ingredients 1 Tbs. toasted sesame oil 7 oz. extra-firm tofu, drained, patted dry, and cut into 1/2 -inch cubes 1 small red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch strips (1 1/2 cups) 1 32-oz. box cashew-carrot-ginger soup 3 cups thinly sliced napa cabbage 1 cup frozen shelled edamame 3 green onions, white and green parts thinly […]

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