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A collection of recipes we have recently discovered, attempted, loved or hated.

Beef & Mushroom Burger

The secret to a juicy summertime burger? Fresh mushrooms mixed into the beef. It’s grill perfection! SERVES 6-8 Ingredients 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 lb. finely minced cremini mushrooms 3 sprigs fresh thyme 1 egg 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup finely diced white onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp. […]

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Lobster Mac & Cheese

Succulent chunks of lobster give this creamy mac and cheese a sweet taste of Maine. SERVES 4-6 Ingredients 1 lb bag of large pasta (we used ziti) 3 Tbsp. butter 2 shallots, finely chopped 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour 2 cups milk ½ cup heavy cream ½ cup mascarpone 2 tsp. Dijon mustard 3 Tbsp. brandy […]

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Rosemary Parmesan Skillet Bread

Warm, flavorful homemade bread that’s incredibly easy to make. Bake up your own variations with fresh herbs all summer long. YIELDS 1 LOAF Ingredients 2 ¼ tsp. (1 package) active dry yeast 2 cups lukewarm water 1 tsp. sugar 4 ½ cups all-purpose flour ½ cup Manitoba Milling Co.® Smooth Whole-Milled Flaxseed ½ cup grated […]

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Cheddar Corn Waffles with Poblano Pepper Sauce

Crisp, cheesy waffles topped with eggs and just the right amount of zip in a creamy sauce. An Easter brunch show-stopper! Makes 10 waffles.  INGREDIENTS Poblano Sauce 1 Tbsp. olive oil 4 garlic cloves, peeled 1 onion, coarsely chopped 2 poblano peppers, cut into large strips 6 Tbsp. butter ½ cup flour 2 cups milk (warm) […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte

serves 8 Clouds of peanut butter goodness nestled into a rich chocolate shell. Worth. Every. Calorie. Ingredients For crust 1 package (approximately 36) Oreo Cookies, finely crushed 6 tablespoons melted butter ¼ teaspoon salt For filling 2 cups heavy/whipping cream 1 and ½ cups powdered/confectioners’ sugar, divided 1 and ½ cups peanut butter 12 ounces […]

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Cherry Almond Baked Alaska

This recipe may seem intimidating in length and steps. The beauty is that you can build any combination of ice cream, filling and cake for an impressive dessert. Included are the cake and filling recipes shown, however any brownie or cake can be used as the base, and the filling can be a frosting, preserve, […]

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Ditch-the-Can Green Bean Casserole

A fresh take on a holiday classic sure to impress the foodies at your table.   Ingredients 1/4 lb. bacon 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 1/2 cup yellow onion, diced 1/4 cup shallots, diced 1 pound crimini mushrooms, chopped 1/2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves 2 cloves garlic, minced Sea Salt Ground black […]

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S’more Brownie Cheesecake Skillets

There’s something about these adorable mini cast iron skillets that make for impressive individual desserts. With brownie as a base, you can create endless ooey, gooey combinations. Here are a few of our favorite ideas: Chunks of creamy cheesecake, strawberry sauce and a dollop of fresh whipped cream A scoop of coffee gelato, drizzled with […]

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Chocolate and stout…that’s what love is about!

TrufFultons As a nod to our North Loop neighbor, Fulton Brewery, we chose their Worthy Adversary Stout for this recipe. Ingredients: Creamy Centers 1/4 cup Nutella spread 6 oz. milk chocolate, coarsely chopped   Truffle Filling 1 1/2 cups (1 bottle) Fulton Worthy Adversary Stout beer 12 oz. good quality chocolate (60% cocoa content), chopped […]

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Cheesecake Baked Apples

If you enjoy creating in the kitchen, here’s a festive and impressive way to serve apple cheesecake. Simply hollow out apples for shells, fill with your favorite cheesecake batter and bake! Apple shells: 8 large apples (I used Honeycrisp) Lemon juice Chunky applesauce: Apple flesh removed from shells 2 Tbsp. water 1 Tbsp. lemon juice […]

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