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Escarole and Beans

1. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Toss in escarole, turning to coat with oil. Season with salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes, or until tender.

2. In a separate skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Stir in garlic. Pour in beans with juices, and simmer until creamy, about 10...

Greek Fried Chicken

In a medium bowl, combine chicken pieces with 1/2 cup olive oil, lemon juice, pepper, salt, oregano, cinnamon, and poultry seasoning. Allow the chicken to soak in the oil and seasonings for five minutes. In fact, rub the marinade into the chicken using your hands.

Heat 1/2 cup olive oil over low heat in a 1 1/2 inch deep frying pan with a lid to fit (to keep the juices in the chicken). Car...

Easy Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese is a diverse sandwich for any occasion. It can be made with virtually any type of cheese; it is also great as an entree or accompanied with soup. This simple recipe can be easily modified to your preference. Just be careful to use a low-flame so you don’t burn the bread.

1. Heat a small skillet to medium.
2. Using a butter knife, spread half of mayonnaise (or butter,...

Homemade Yogurt

Yogurt's popularity has become extremely popular in recent years. It's a healthy and wholesome treat that is sure to delight! We found a great homemade yogurt recipe for you to try. Per the directions, you may have to let your yogurt stand for 5-8 hours longer if you want thicker yogurt. Enjoy!

Heat milk in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring and scraping bottom of pan often wi...

Hummus

Hummus

Published in Appetizers

This unique recipe for hummus is an easy and quick dip that is a healthy snack. You might want to substitute cumin for the black pepper. This will make it less spicy, but the cumin still adds a complex flavor. Try this on cucumber slices, crackers, or chips!

1. In a blender, chop the garlic. Pour garbanzo beans into blender, reserving about a tablespoon for garnish. Place lemon juice, t...