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Lake Charles Dirty Rice

Lake Charles Dirty Rice

Dirty rice, made with ground pork and chicken livers, is a staple of Cajun cooking. This version is deeply flavored and delicious!

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Preparation time: 45m

Ingredients:
2 T canola oil, 4 oz ground pork, 4 oz chicken livers, 1 1/2 t salt, 1/2 t black pepper, 1/2 t chili powder, 1 1/2 c chicken broth, 1 onion, 2 celery ribs, 2 clv garlic, 1 jalapeno, 1 T oregano, 3 c rice, 1/2 bn green onions, 2 T parsley


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Lamb and Saffron Rice with Spring Vegetables

Lamb and Saffron Rice with Spring Vegetables

This one-pot meal is light and can be served hot or cold, great for spring. The rice is soft and subtly flavored with saffron.

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Preparation time: 45m

Ingredients:
2 c white basmati rice, 2 pn saffron threads, 2 T hot water, 2 lamb sausages, 1 onion, pn salt, 3 1/2 c chicken stock, 1 c sugar snap peas, 1 bn asparagus, 1 c pea shoots, 2/3 c almonds


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Lamb Chops with Pistachio Tapenade

Lamb Chops with Pistachio Tapenade

Seared for just a few minutes in a hot pan, then spread with a quick, very good tapenade before going in the oven for just 5 minutes, these lamb chops will be on the table in less than a half hour! Th

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Preparation time: 30m

Ingredients:
6 lamb chops, salt, pepper, 1/2 c pistachios, 1/2 c green olives, 2 T capers, 1 clv garlic, 1 T oregano leaves, 2 T parsley, olive oil, 1 lemon


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Lamb Chops with Sun-Dried Tomato Butter

Lamb Chops with Sun-Dried Tomato Butter

Delicious sun-dried tomato butter makes this easy meal extra-special.

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Preparation time: 30m

Ingredients:
1 clv garlic, salt, 1/4 c sun-dried tomatoes, 1/2 c walnuts, 1/4 t coriander, 1/4 t cayenne, 1 T flat-leaf parsley, black pepper, 1/4 c butter, 1/2 t lemon juice, 8 lamb chops


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Lamb Shanks, Osso Buco-Style

Lamb Shanks, Osso Buco-Style

Swapping out full-flavored lamb for the usual mild veal, this is a twist on the classic Italian stew with tomatoes, carrots, and onions. 

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Preparation time: 4h

Ingredients:
1/4 c vegetable oil, 8 lamb shanks, salt, pepper, 3 T olive oil, 12 clv garlic, 4 onions, 4 carrots, 2 celery ribs, 750 ml red wine, 2 1/2 c chicken stock, orange zest, 2 t oregano, 1/4 c flat-leaf parsley


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Leek and Sorrel Pancakes with Smoked Salmon

Leek and Sorrel Pancakes with Smoked Salmon

A quick and delightful meal!
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Preparation time: 45m

Ingredients:
1/4 c butter, 4 c leeks, 2 c sorrel, 2 eggs, 1/4 c all-purpose flour, pn salt, 2 T vegetable oil, 4 oz smoked salmon, sour cream, chives


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Leek and Spinach Frittata

Leek and Spinach Frittata

This hearty egg dish is lovely when allowed to cool a bit before serving, with a dollop of thick Greek yogurt and some torn basil on top. The recipe calls for 10 egg whites plus a couple of yolks, but

Preparation time: 15m
Cook.: 35m

Ingredients:
2 eggs, 10 egg whites, 1/3 c milk, 2 leeks, 1 T butter, 1 c steamed spinach, 3/4 c shredded cheese, 2 t hot sauce, 10 cherry tomatoes, salt, pepper, fresh basil, Greek yogurt


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Leek, Pear, and Oyster Mushroom Toasts

Leek, Pear, and Oyster Mushroom Toasts

After a long day, this is a good, easy dinner to throw together that's fast but still tastes incredible.

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Preparation time: 20m

Ingredients:
4 T olive oil, 4 1/2 c sliced leeks, 1 pear, 1/4 c white wine, salt, pepper, 1/4 lb oyster mushrooms, 1 shallot, 4 sli thick country bread, 1/2 c goat cheese


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Leeks and Rice

Leeks and Rice

A tasty way to enjoy leeks.

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Preparation time: 20m

Ingredients:
2 lb leeks, 4 T olive oil, 1 medium onion, chopped, 1 rib celery, sliced, 1 small red pepper, hot or mild, cored, seeded and chopped, 4 plum tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced, 1/2 c brown rice, 1/2 t salt, 2 c water, 1 c crumbled feta cheese or Greek-style yogurt


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Leeks Vinaigrette

Leeks Vinaigrette

This recipe comes from the blog Orangette, and has revolutionized my relationship with leeks!

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Preparation time: 30m

Ingredients:
2 T vinegar, 1 t Dijon mustard, 1/4 t salt, 6 T olive oil, 1 shallot, 2 lb leeks


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Lemon and Blood Orange Roasted Chicken

Lemon and Blood Orange Roasted Chicken

This chicken is cooked at 500℉ for about an hour, and is packed with flavorful garlic and citrus. Potatoes and carrots are roasted in the same pan as the chicken, so if you throw together a simple g

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Preparation time: 15m
Cook.: 1h 10m

Ingredients:
2 T melted butter, 2 T olive oil, 1 chicken, salt, pepper, 1 lemon, 1 blood orange, 1/2 red onion, 4 clv garlic, 4 carrots, 1 lb small potatoes


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Lemon and Rosemary Chicken

Lemon and Rosemary Chicken

Use your favorite Italian dressing as a marinade and have dinner ready with very little effort.
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Preparation time: 1h

Ingredients:
4 chicken breast halves, 1/2 c Italian dressing, 1 1/2 T rosemary, 1 lemon


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Lemon Asparagus Risotto

Lemon Asparagus Risotto

A creamy and rich risotto that highlights one of the best vegetables of spring, minus the cheese.

Preparation time: 5m
Cook.: 30m

Ingredients:
1 bn asparagus, 2 T olive oil, 1 onion, 1 shallot, 1 clv garlic, 1 c arborio rice, 1/2 c dry white wine, 2 T lemon juice, 1 T lemon zest, 5 c low-sodium vegetable stock , salt, black pepper, 1/4 c nutritional yeast flakes, 1 T fresh thyme


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Lemon Basil Shortbread Cookies

Lemon Basil Shortbread Cookies

These cookies with a trace of lemony-flavored basil are perfect for tea parties and special gifts. Garnish a platter of them with fresh basil sprigs, unless you’d like to keep your guests guessing a

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Preparation time: 30m

Ingredients:
3 c flour, 1 1/2 t baking powder, 1/4 t salt, 2/3 c butter, 1 c sugar, 1 t vanilla extract, 3 T lemon basil, 1 T lemon peel, 1 c walnuts


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Lemon Blueberry Cake

Lemon Blueberry Cake

This is the easiest, moistest cake ever, and is endlessly adaptable. You can use regular lemons if that's what you have on hand, but Meyer lemons will lend this cake a lightly sweet and delicately tart

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Preparation time: 1h 30m

Ingredients:
1 1/2 c all-purpose flour, 2 t baking powder, 1/2 t salt, 1 c yogurt, 1 c sugar, 3 eggs, 2 t Meyer lemon zest, 1/2 t vanilla extract, 1/2 c vegetable oil, 1 1/2 c blueberries, 1/3 c Meyer lemon juice


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Lemon-Glazed Persimmon Bars

Lemon-Glazed Persimmon Bars

These easy fruit bars make wonderful use of late-fall fruits.

Preparation time: 45m

Ingredients:
unsalted butter, 1/4 c all-purpose flour, 1 t cinnamon, 1 t nutmeg, 1 t salt, 1/2 t cloves, 1 c persimmon pulp, 2 T lemon juice, 1 t baking soda, 1 c sugar, 1 c dates, 1/2 c vegetable oil, 1 egg, 1 c confectioners' sugar


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Lemony Potato Avocado Salad

Lemony Potato Avocado Salad

Creamy avocado unites with zesty lemon to make the potato salad equivalent of a shooting star.

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Preparation time: 30m

Ingredients:
3/4 lb red potatoes, 2 T lemon juice, 3 T chives, 1 avocado, 2 T olive oil, 1 t lemon zest, 1 pn salt and pepper


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Lentil Roast

Lentil Roast

A vegetarian stand-in for meatloaf.

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Preparation time: 15m

Ingredients:
1/2 t crumbled dried sage, 1 1/2 c fresh breadcrumbs, preferably whole-wheat, 1 lb mushrooms, finely chopped, 1 leek or small onion, finely chopped, 2 c cheddar or Swiss cheese, grated (or vegan cheese), 2 T dried whole-wheat breadcrumbs, 1 T soft butter, 1 bay leaf, 2 c vegetable or non-chicken broth, 1 c split red lentils, 1/2 t dried thyme, 1 T lemon juice, 2 eggs, lightly beaten, salt and pepper to taste


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Lentil Shepherd's Pie with Parsnip and Potato Mash

Lentil Shepherd's Pie with Parsnip and Potato Mash

This hearty vegan main dish is perfect for a special occasion. The parsnip and potato mash is great on its own too. It also freezes well, and many of the components can be prepared ahead of time.

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Preparation time: 10m
Cook.: 55m

Ingredients:
2 1/2 lb russet potatoes, 6 parsnips, 2/3 c non-dairy milk, salt, black pepper, 1 1/2 c lentils, 4 T olive oil, 1 onion, 3 clv garlic, 2 carrots, 2 celery ribs, 2 T tomato paste, 1/2 lb mushrooms, 1/2 c dry red wine, 1/2 c vegetable broth, 1 t dried rosemary, 1/4 t dried thyme


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Lentils with Butternut Squash and Walnuts

Lentils with Butternut Squash and Walnuts

Memorable. There is something quietly delicate about this side. This is comfort food that isn't too heavy or difficult to digest, just pleasant and warm on a chilly evening.
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Preparation time: 45m

Ingredients:
1 small butternut squash, about 1 lb., peeled, halved, and seeded, 1 large shallot, finely chopped, 2 T olive oil, 1 1/2 t curry powder, 1/2 c walnuts, chopped, 1/3 c lentils, 2 T fresh cilantro, chopped, fresh lime juice to taste, optional


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Lentils with Rice (Aeesh Al Dal)

Lentils with Rice (Aeesh Al Dal)

A traditional favorite from then Middle East.
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Preparation time: 1h

Ingredients:
4 T butter, 1 c basmati rice, 2 3/4 c water, 1/2 t cumin, 1/2 t ginger, 1/8 t cardamom, 1 t cayenne pepper, salt and freshly ground black pepper, 4 T olive oil, 2 onions, 1/2 t cinnamon, 4 T plain yogurt, 1/2 c lentils


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Libby's Bread and Butter Refrigerator Pickles

Libby's Bread and Butter Refrigerator Pickles

A nice, uncomplicated recipe that results in super flavorful pickles.

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Preparation time: 6h

Ingredients:
1 lb cucumbers, 1 onion, 1/4 c kosher salt, 1 1/2 c white wine vinegar, 1 c sugar, 2 t mustard seeds, 2 t celery seeds, 1/2 t turmeric


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Lightly Spiced Parsnip Soup

Lightly Spiced Parsnip Soup

Enjoy this easy soup with some sautéed greens and bread.

 

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Preparation time: 45m

Ingredients:
1 T sunflower oil, 1 onion, 1 celery, 3 clv garlic, 1/2 t cumin, 1/2 t turmeric, 1/4 t chili powder, 1 q stock, 1 lb parsnips, salt, pepper, olive oil


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Lily's Beef Stew

Lily's Beef Stew

This is a simple, hands-off stew, perfect for a chilly fall or winter evening.

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Preparation time: 5h

Ingredients:
2 lb beef chuck roast, 1 T olive oil, 3 onions, 5 clv garlic, 1 T thyme, 1 t rosemary, 1/2 t crushed red pepper flakes, 1 bay leaf, salt, black pepper, 1 1/2 q beef stock, 1 1/2 T tomato paste, 1/4 c red wine, 2 carrots, 2 celery stalks, 5 potatoes


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Linguine with Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, and Caramelized Shallots

Linguine with Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, and Caramelized Shallots

This hearty pasta dish makes a great dinner: fast and easy, and full of flavor. Omit the bacon for a just as satisfying vegetarian meal.

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Preparation time: 30m

Ingredients:
1 lb Brussels sprouts, 1/2 lb bacon, 6 shallots, 1/2 t salt, 1/2 t black pepper, 10 oz linguine, 1 T balsamic vinegar, 1 T thyme leaves, parmesan cheese


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Linguine with Brussels Sprouts, Mushrooms & Garlic Basil Alfredo

Linguine with Brussels Sprouts, Mushrooms & Garlic Basil Alfredo

Locavores and vegetarians rejoice! This rich pasta plate is a great opportunity to eat locally in the fall Wisconsin climate, since the Brussels sprouts, garlic, mushrooms, pasta, butter, cream, wine
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Preparation time: 1h 30m

Ingredients:
1 lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved, 2 T canola oil, 8 large garlic cloves, peeled and trimmed, 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips, 1/2 lb mushrooms, sliced (approximately 2 cups), 1/4 c fresh basil, chopped or 2 teaspoons dried basil, 1 lb dry linguini, 4 T butter, 3 T unbleached white flour, 1/2 c heavy cream, 1 c dry white wine, 1/4 t salt, 1 c parmesan cheese, finely grated (4oz.)


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Linguini with Roasted Beets, Tarragon, and Caraway

Linguini with Roasted Beets, Tarragon, and Caraway

This striking, dark pink pasta dish looks as good as it tastes. A simple green salad is all you need to make this the star of a special meal.

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Preparation time: 30m

Ingredients:
6 red beets, 1/2 c extra-virgin olive oil, 1 1/2 t caraway seeds, 1 T salt, 1 lb linguini, 4 clv garlic, 2 T balsamic vinegar, 1/4 c coarsely chopped fresh tarragon, black pepper


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Little Cabbage Salad

Little Cabbage Salad

An autumn treat!

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Preparation time: 10m

Ingredients:
15 Brussels sprouts, washed, trimmed & shredded, 1 medium red, organic apple, unpeeled, grated, 6 T lemon juice, 3 T canola or walnut oil, 1 T toasted sesame seeds, 1/2 c toasted, chopped walnuts, salt and pepper to taste, optional


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Local Yokel Hashbrowns

Local Yokel Hashbrowns

Spicy and delicious side to a local omlette and if you have leftovers it reheats nicely to be a compliment to your sandwich for lunch.

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Preparation time: 10m
Cook.: 20m

Ingredients:
4 golden potatoes, 2 oz ghee, 1 yellow onion, 3 t crushed red pepper flakes, 3 clv garlic, salt, pepper, 2 green onions, grated cheese, sour cream