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Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

1. Place tomatoes and juice in a stock pot over medium heat. Simmer for 30 minutes. Puree the tomato mixture along with the basil leaves, and return the puree to the stock pot.
2. Place the pot over medium heat, and stir in the heavy cream and butter. Season with salt and pepper. Heat, stirring until the butter is melted. Do not boil.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 35 Minutes

Mushroom Pie

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms, onion and bacon; cook and stir for about 5 minutes, or until vegetables are tender. Reduce the heat to medium, and add the cream and dill; cook and stir for about 10 more minutes. Remove from the heat, and stir in the cheese.

3. Place one sheet of puff ...

Korean Beef

Korean Beef

Published in Meat

Korean barbecue usually refers to the Korean style of grilling beef, pork, chicken, or other types of meat. This homemade version is true to the style, and easy enough for the average cook to make at home.

Combine the soy sauce, vinegar, scallions, sugar, ginger, sesame oil, and pepper flakes in a bowl. Whisk well to blend. Reserve 1/4 cup and set aside. Pour the rest into a plastic bag wit...

Strawberry and Spinach Salad

Are you looking for a refreshing and sweet salad? This strawberry and spinach salad is a treat for the senses! This is the perfect meal for the person on the go, or to serve on the side. If you are planning ahead, you may want to make the dressing ahead of time (up to 12 hours), and toss just before serving.

1. In a large bowl, toss together the spinach and strawberries.
2. In a med...

Feta Basil Tomato Pasta

This feta basil tomato pasta recipe is great as an entree, side dish, or served cold as a salad. A pro-tip for this recipe is to heat some minced garlic over olive oil and add the basil, tomato, salt, and pepper to that. After a few minutes you can add to hot pasta and feta cheese. The heat from the oil and pasta will melt the cheese a little bit, and it tastes delicious!

MIX tomatoes, b...