Baked Rigatoni with Pork and Ricotta
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Baked Rigatoni with Pork and Ricotta

Here’s a sumptuous baked pasta dish that will warm you to the bone. No red sauce – just lemon, rosemary, and ricotta in an al dente pasta redolent with the flavor of the most tender pork you’ve ever tasted. I love this meal! Add a green salad and a nice, light red wine and you have the makings of a feast!

Country Hash
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Country Hash

Hash is one of those dishes that, when properly prepared, is the ultimate breakfast of champions. Too often it’s a greasy, gamey mess of leftovers that puts people off it forever. But this is not the hash you have may tried and found revolting.

Game Hens with Sage and Rosemary
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Game Hens with Sage and Rosemary

It’s the time of year when we begin to get cozy at home, staying in to cook seasonal meals and enjoy old favorites. I’ve always liked game hen because they’re so tender, and they take on the flavor of other ingredients so easily. These luscious little hens are plump and bursting with rosemary, sage, three kinds of onions, and the zing of fresh oranges.

Three Fruit Muffins
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Three Fruit Muffins

Do you remember the Big Breakfast Cookies from the old Silver Palate cookbook? This is the muffin version of those beloved ‘meal-in-a-cookie’ treats. These banana/blueberry/raspberry muffins are made with spelt and whole wheat flour to be extra healthy, and sweetened with maple syrup (including a generous lashing of syrup across the muffin tops to assure perfect moistness).