• Spinach and Cheese Quiche
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    Spinach and Cheese Quiche

    Serves: 8

    Time: 1 1/2 hours

    Difficulty: Moderate

    This classic French dish is a snap to make with a bunch of fresh spinach and a ready-made pie crust. Spinach and cheese quiche makes a great light lunch or dinner served with a salad. Real Hens Make Quiche As is true with most any recipe, the better the quality of the ingredients, the better the final result will be. Buy the best quality cheese that you can afford. Real French Gruyere rather than plain old Swiss would be ideal. […]

  • Wilted Arugula with Beans
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    Wilted Arugula with Beans

    Serves: 4

    Time: 20 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    Eat more greens and love them. Arugula prepared with a quick, easy, healthy Mediterranean-style presentation makes eating right a pleasure. Greens can be good. Terrifically Tasty Greens A snappy sauté transforms arugula greens into a warm savory nosh. Nutty Marconia almonds and pine nuts add a chewy texture. Chickpeas boast a bean-based heft that’s almost meaty. While some protein or pasta could go along side, wilted winter greens with beans stand on their own. This vegan vegetable-bean—nut combo is substantive […]

  • Homemade Chocolate Cream Minute Mousse is quick and easy to prepare with four ingredients.
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    Chocolate Cream Minute Mousse

    Serves: 6

    Time: 10 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

      Chocolate lovers rejoice. Homemade from scratch mousse comes together in minutes. Four ingredients make a marvelous mousse. Chocolate Trio Pick your pleasure. Dark, milk and white chocolate work equally well. Get fancy. Make a batch of each and layer ribbons of chocolate delight. Impress everyone with a grand look. Only you will know how easy minute mousse is to prepare. One universal rule: the higher grade of the chocolate, the better the flavor will be. Never use chocolate chips, […]

  • Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce with Lentils
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    Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce with Lentils

    Serves: 8

    Time: 1 1/2 hours

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Vegetarian entrees can be every bit as good as their meaty contemporaries. My vegetarian spaghetti sauce with lentils is proof. The vegetables and legumes simmer into an earthy splendor with no shortage of mouthwatering flavor. The lentils make a healthy, hefty building block. They meld the sauce together absorbing vegetable juices and wine. Serving is easy. Just use your favorite pasta as a base. Pile on a generous serving of vegetarian spaghetti sauce with lentils. Freshly-grated Romano cheese makes a […]

  • Veggie Tortilla Roll Ups
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    Veggie Tortilla Roll Ups

    Serves: 4

    Time: 1/2 Hour

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Game day is on the way. The football celebration would not be complete without food and that means plenty of snacks. Veggie tortilla roll ups are as tasty as they are tidy. A slather of cream cheese anchors a colorful mix of fresh vegetables. The hand-held three-bite size is ideal for an appetizer. Think thin. Slivers of vegetables and finely grated cheese roll up best. Resist the urge to put in anything juicy like fresh tomatoes. Plan ahead and let […]

  • Orange, Olive, Fennel, Walnut Salad
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    Orange, Olive, Fennel, Walnut Salad

    Serves: 2

    Time: 1/2 Hour

    Difficulty: Easy

    Never fear a boring salad even during the dead of winter. Feathery mixed greens come alive with this melody of Mediterranean-like fresh flavors. A sunny delight beams from peak harvest oranges. Go beyond ordinary thick skinned navel oranges. Indulge your senses with the reddish Cara Cara’s juicer pulp and spicy aroma. Fresh thinly sliced fennel has a hint of licorice and a crisp snap. A few toasted walnuts contribute a buttery crunch with energizing protein. Good quality black olives add […]

  • Layered Lettuce Salad
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    Layered Lettuce Salad

    Serves: 12

    Time: 45 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

      No holiday dinner or family gathering would be complete without this salad. Pretty layers of brightly colored vegetables, cheese and beans look inviting. There’s something gratifying about being the first one to spoon in and mess up the once tidy layers. What iceberg lettuce lacks in glamor, it more than makes up for in practicality. Layered lettuce salad with a triple infusion of green crunch is a dish for all seasons. Yes, come summer the salad would be better […]

  • Herbed and Spiced Cheese Bread
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    Herbed and Spiced Cheese Bread

    Serves: 4

    Time: 15 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    Simple goes spectacular in herbed and spiced cheese bread. A few quality ingredients combine into one harmoniously tasty dish. Herbs and spice with everything nice make for a no fuss simple supper. So often, the least complicated of things are best. Herb Magic Even in Minnesota, herbs make a comeback in the spring. A glimpse of green shooting up from the earth is a welcome site indeed. Chives, parsley and oregano are hearty, low maintenance perennials. They look pretty in […]

Spinach and Cheese Quiche

Spinach and Cheese Quiche

Serves: 8

Time: 1 1/2 hours

Difficulty: Moderate

Wilted Arugula with Beans

Wilted Arugula with Beans

Serves: 4

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Homemade Chocolate Cream Minute Mousse is quick and easy to prepare with four ingredients.

Chocolate Cream Minute Mousse

Serves: 6

Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce with Lentils

Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce with Lentils

Serves: 8

Time: 1 1/2 hours

Difficulty: Moderate

Veggie Tortilla Roll Ups

Veggie Tortilla Roll Ups

Serves: 4

Time: 1/2 Hour

Difficulty: Moderate

Orange, Olive, Fennel, Walnut Salad

Orange, Olive, Fennel, Walnut Salad

Serves: 2

Time: 1/2 Hour

Difficulty: Easy

Layered Lettuce Salad

Layered Lettuce Salad

Serves: 12

Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Herbed and Spiced Cheese Bread

Herbed and Spiced Cheese Bread

Serves: 4

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

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Spinach and Cheese Quiche

Spinach and Cheese Quiche

Serves: 8

Time: 1 1/2 hours

Difficulty: Moderate

This classic French dish is a snap to make with a bunch of fresh spinach and a ready-made pie crust. Spinach and cheese quiche makes a great light lunch or dinner served with a salad. Real Hens Make Quiche As is true with most any recipe, the better the quality of the ingredients, the better the final result will be. Buy the best quality cheese that you can afford. Real French Gruyere rather than plain old Swiss would be ideal. […]

View Recipe

 
Wilted Arugula with Beans

Wilted Arugula with Beans

Serves: 4

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Eat more greens and love them. Arugula prepared with a quick, easy, healthy Mediterranean-style presentation makes eating right a pleasure. Greens can be good. Terrifically Tasty Greens A snappy sauté transforms arugula greens into a warm savory nosh. Nutty Marconia almonds and pine nuts add a chewy texture. Chickpeas boast a bean-based heft that’s almost meaty. While some protein or pasta could go along side, wilted winter greens with beans stand on their own. This vegan vegetable-bean—nut combo is substantive […]

View Recipe

 
Homemade Chocolate Cream Minute Mousse is quick and easy to prepare with four ingredients.

Chocolate Cream Minute Mousse

Serves: 6

Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

  Chocolate lovers rejoice. Homemade from scratch mousse comes together in minutes. Four ingredients make a marvelous mousse. Chocolate Trio Pick your pleasure. Dark, milk and white chocolate work equally well. Get fancy. Make a batch of each and layer ribbons of chocolate delight. Impress everyone with a grand look. Only you will know how easy minute mousse is to prepare. One universal rule: the higher grade of the chocolate, the better the flavor will be. Never use chocolate chips, […]

View Recipe

 
Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce with Lentils

Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce with Lentils

Serves: 8

Time: 1 1/2 hours

Difficulty: Moderate

Vegetarian entrees can be every bit as good as their meaty contemporaries. My vegetarian spaghetti sauce with lentils is proof. The vegetables and legumes simmer into an earthy splendor with no shortage of mouthwatering flavor. The lentils make a healthy, hefty building block. They meld the sauce together absorbing vegetable juices and wine. Serving is easy. Just use your favorite pasta as a base. Pile on a generous serving of vegetarian spaghetti sauce with lentils. Freshly-grated Romano cheese makes a […]

View Recipe

 
Veggie Tortilla Roll Ups

Veggie Tortilla Roll Ups

Serves: 4

Time: 1/2 Hour

Difficulty: Moderate

Game day is on the way. The football celebration would not be complete without food and that means plenty of snacks. Veggie tortilla roll ups are as tasty as they are tidy. A slather of cream cheese anchors a colorful mix of fresh vegetables. The hand-held three-bite size is ideal for an appetizer. Think thin. Slivers of vegetables and finely grated cheese roll up best. Resist the urge to put in anything juicy like fresh tomatoes. Plan ahead and let […]

View Recipe

 
Orange, Olive, Fennel, Walnut Salad

Orange, Olive, Fennel, Walnut Salad

Serves: 2

Time: 1/2 Hour

Difficulty: Easy

Never fear a boring salad even during the dead of winter. Feathery mixed greens come alive with this melody of Mediterranean-like fresh flavors. A sunny delight beams from peak harvest oranges. Go beyond ordinary thick skinned navel oranges. Indulge your senses with the reddish Cara Cara’s juicer pulp and spicy aroma. Fresh thinly sliced fennel has a hint of licorice and a crisp snap. A few toasted walnuts contribute a buttery crunch with energizing protein. Good quality black olives add […]

View Recipe

 
Layered Lettuce Salad

Layered Lettuce Salad

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Posted: January 12, 2015

  No holiday dinner or family gathering would be complete without this salad. Pretty layers of brightly colored vegetables, cheese and beans look inviting. There’s something gratifying about being the first one to spoon in and mess up the once tidy layers. What iceberg lettuce lacks in glamor, it more than makes up for in practicality. Layered lettuce salad with a triple infusion of green crunch is a dish for all seasons. Yes, come summer the salad would be better […]

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Corn, Bean and Bacon Salad

Corn, Bean and Bacon Salad

Serves: 6

Time: 1/2 hour

Difficulty: Easy

When the weather turns hot and humid with chattering song of cicadas, corn suddenly appears. Local corn season starts about mid-summer. Good fresh corn with a grainy sweet juicy kernel tastes good served just about any way. Here’s how to dress up something good and turn it into something better. Picture crunchy sweet corn kernels bursting with milky juice, smooth creamy white beans, salty crisp bacon bits and an emerald green confetti of online-like chives. Indulge in a harmonious savory […]

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Lakewinds Blows into Town

Lakewinds Blows into Town

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Posted: June 28, 2014

Swift as a summer breeze, a new Lakewinds has come to town. A new chapter in healthy eating and co-op community began today. Richfield has been a co-op free zone for far too long. Opening Weekend Store Specials Lakewinds Food Co-Op Richfield started things off right. A series of outdoor events along with in-store specials, samples and freebies made for a memorable shopping trip. What can be better than free cheese? The generous slabs of Parmesan-like hard cheese made a […]

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Porchetteria at Terzo Vino Bar

Porchetteria at Terzo Vino Bar

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Posted: June 14, 2014

Summer started off right at Terzo Vino Bar. The new Porchetteria sandwich bar window opened just in time for picnic weather. European charm radiates from every nook and cranny of the Porchetteria at Terzo Vino Bar’s window to the world. The already accomplished Broder’s trio of Broders’ Cucina Italiana, Broders’ Pasta Bar and the Terzo Vino Bar just became a fuller culinary vision. Now Terzo does lunch. Sandwiches doled out from a tiny take out window never tasted anything like […]

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