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Why You Should Snack on Bruschetta: 7 Healthy Reasons

A hunk of Italian bread brushed with oil, rubbed with garlic, topped with juicy tomatoes, sprinkled with basil leaves: bruschetta is more than an appetizer; it is truly a slice of good health. Rarely…

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Caprese Jar Salad

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 1 pint ripe grape tomatoes 1/4 cup fruity extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1 red be…

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Simple Bean and Pasta Salad

YIELD 8 servings Ingredients 12 ounces cavatappi, penne or ziti pasta 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup finely shredded basil 3/4 cup shaved or grated Parmigia…

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Eggplant Confetti Salad

Eggplant Confetti Salad Color and flavor add up to make a wonderful salad that is as good to eat as it is to look at. The eggplant is made ďParmesanĒ style, but is baked rather than fried. You…

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Roasted Tomatoes with Basil Dressing

  Is everyone else as excited for tomato season as I am? Try out this great take on a classic caprese salad -- it's to die for! Roasted Tomatoes with Basil Dressing Ingredients: For …

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3 Recipes for Homemade Cheese

Have you ever wondered how to make your own fresh cheeses at home? It's much easier than most people think. With some pretty simple ingredients and equipment that you probably already have in your kit…

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Green Girl Finds Solace in Fresh Supper

Though nearly March, it feels as though the northeast is experiencing a state of perpetual winter. Itís still cold. Itís still snowy. The days are still much too short. Right about now, Iím craving …

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