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The Best Swedish Meatballs

Classic Swedish meatballs include bread (often day-old) soaked in milk. This recipe appealed to us because the milk product (heavy cream) goes into the gravy, not the meatballs. And the gravy is the star of the show! No disrespect to … Continue reading

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Pork Medallions on Apple Compote with Black Pepper Cider Sauce

Wolfgang Puck’s column in our local newspaper carried this recipe recently. The dish is simple enough for a weeknight meal, but could also be the basis for a special dinner. The recipe calls for a total of one cup of … Continue reading

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We got a family present of smoked trout for the holidays, and we wanted a new recipe to use this scrumptious ingredient. We found just what we were looking for from Inga Witscher on her PBS program “Around the Farm … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel and Vanilla Baked Cheesecake

The itinerant baker in the family is home from college, so she forced her way into our kitchen and made this cheesecake, then forced us to eat for Christmas Eve dinner! Seriously, we welcome her presence in our kitchen, and … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Pine Nuts

We based this dish on a recipe that used veal chops instead of pork. The source is Gui Gedda and Marie-Pierre Moine in The Provençal Cookbook, revised edition 2009, page 171. In addition to substituting pork for veal, we also used madeira … Continue reading

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Tarragon Chicken

This is a slow-cooker version of a classic French dish. The recipe requires a careful saute of the chicken pieces before assembling the dish for the slow-cooker. We recommend using a heavy saute pan and preparing the chicken in batches. … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Spritz

In homage to Wendy’s partial Finnish heritage, we first made these spritz cookies in 2007. Nearly everyone seemed to prefer these to the butter spritz, but I think some of that was due to Wendy’s salesmanship. The recipe comes from … Continue reading

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