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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

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...

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...

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,...

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...