Tag: cookingwithmelody

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February 5, 2012
Tarragon Mustard Vinaigrette

One of my favorite, easy and tasty dressings to make.

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November 16, 2011
Sweet Potato and Parsnip Mash

I was preparing a Saturday night Chilean Sea Bass dinner. Already sounds good right?  A smoky tomato puree and creamy mashed potato base for the fish is what I had in mind. Instead of Potatoes, I had sweet potatoes on hand. I added a few parsnips and even though it was different from what I […]

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July 25, 2011
Sugar and Spice Grilled Peaches

It’s summer time and I am smiling because my garden is in full bloom! For the past month we have been enjoying our treasured peaches. They grow big and plump. I like to pick them when they are slightly ripened. They appear firm on the outside although the flesh is pleasingly sweet with just the […]

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July 19, 2011
Mango Salsa

This easy to make salsa will add a refreshing and pleasingly fruity twist to chicken or fish tacos. Try it with grilled salmon, halibut or mahi mahi. They all taste wonderful with this perfect summer time salsa. The unique addition of mangos to the tomatoes, onion, serrano peppers, hint of cilantro and twist of lime […]

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May 27, 2011
Eggplant Salad Platter

Time to use summer fruits and veggies! I love and grow several eggplant varieties. This recipe requires Chinese Eggplant. Some grocery stores may have a different name for this type of eggplant. Look for the medium sized, narrow ones that are almost black in color. I serve this salad on a platter because it makes […]

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May 18, 2011

I love Tabouli! One of my most favorite salads, Tabouli is healthy, refreshing and absolutely addicting! The basis of this classic Middle Eastern salad is parsley; an herb that is loaded with nutrients that are important for the prevention of many diseases. The two main types of parsley are curly and Italian flat leaf parsley. You […]

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May 14, 2011
Antipasto Salad

Planning a party? This colorful Antipasto Salad makes a great appetizer dish that will please your guests! The tasty combination of meats, veggies, cheese and pickled condiments are marinated in a dried herb garlicky, tangy, spiced marinade for a different flavor in every bite! Mmmmmm! I use Pepperoni and Genoa Salami in this recipe. You […]

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May 8, 2011
Seafood Kabobs

To all seafood lovers; you will love these kabobs. You may love them even if you’re not a seafood lover. Why? Because these tender kabobs are tossed in a spicy, sour and herby marinade that will excite your palate. Why else? No grill needed! These colorful kabob beauties are broiled in the oven for 10 […]

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November 24, 2010
Thanksgiving Dinner from Scratch on Fox 5 News

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March 6, 2010
Vegetarian Spinach Stew

This stew is an excellent vegetarian meal. My mom makes it when we fast for lent. It is simple, delicious, and healthy.

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