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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

Halibut Steaks

Halibut Steaks

Published in Meat

Halibut steaks are topped with sauteed vegetables before being baked in the oven. This terrific-tasting meal takes little effort and packs plenty of vitamins.

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

2. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, garlic and zucchini. Cover, and cook stirring occasionally, until the onions are...

Chili Potato Burritos

You can use any kind of chili pepper you like—I like poblano or chipotle the best. Buy them dried and put them in your blender to make powder. Serve warm with a dollop of sour cream if desired. You can substitute taco sauce for enchilada sauce.

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes, and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and mash.

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Deep-Fried Turkey

Begin heating the oil in a 10-gallon pot over a very hot propane flame outdoors to 390 degrees F. Don't set the burner to its highest setting, as you may need to increase the heat after you've added the turkey. It will take about 20 minutes for the oil to heat.



Meanwhile, rinse the turkey well, pat it dry inside and out, and set it on end in a sink to drain.



When th...

A Great Thanksgiving Turkey

1 Handful mixed fresh herbs (sage, rosemary, parsley etc.) Clean the turkey well and dry completely. Season the entire bird with salt, pepper and the garlic powder. Spray a large roasting pan (preferably one with a lid...or you can use aluminum foil) and the inside of the lid with non-stick cooking spray. Place the onions on the bottom of the roasting pan. Set the seasoned turkey on top of the oni...