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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 ...

Tender Breaded Turkey Cutlets

1. Mix the bread crumbs and cheese in a shallow dish. Spread both sides of turkey with sour cream and press into the bread crumb mixture to coat.

2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Place turkey in the skillet and cook 5 to 7 minutes on each side, until lightly browned and cooked through.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Yields...

Salmon with Fettuccine

Salmon is one of the most nutrient-rich foods that you can add to your diet. This seafood is recognized for its pink-orange color, and wonderful healthy proteins. It’s a flavorful fish so you don’t have to worry about nasty additives. It’s a versatile fish to cook as it can be grilled, fried, baked, or even steamed.

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add fettuccine, an...

Gumbo

Gumbo

Published in Seafood

Here's a great way to celebrate traditional mardi gras, New Orleans style! This recipe is a little more challenging due to the large list of ingredients. If you are worried it might be a little too much for you, feel free to leave out the shrimp. This dish is great leftover too.

Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Co...