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Pumpkin, Carrot and Sweet Potato Thai Red Curry

A fall inspired recipe with all the warm colors and flavors we are craving these days. This Thai red curry is so easy to make folks, you’ll be amazed how delicious a dish this quick and easy can be. And you don’t even have to go to a Thai restaurant for it. So much healthier to make this dish at home!

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Tomato Rice

At this time of year I get loads and loads of tomatoes from my neighbor. So many that to prevent them from spoiling I chop them up and freeze them to use throughout the year. I’ve made so many tomato based recipes that taste fabulous just from that one wonderful ingredient – garden fresh tomatoes. Having exhausted a lot of tomato recipes I ventured to try something new with my current batch of tomatoes – an Indian style tomato rice.

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Chile Rellenos with ZUCCHINI & PANEER

This recipe for chiles rellenos comes from Andrea Serrato, who sells an exquisite version of the dish out of her home in East Los Angeles. Ms. Serrato learned to make it from her mother, Rose Serrato, who fills big chile poblanos simply with queso ranchero, fries them in a cloudlike batter and simmers them in a garlicky salsa roja.” NY times Cooking

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Peanut Salad

Okay, I must confess I had never had peanut salad before until my friend Padmini served it at a dinner she hosted. This delicious salad is a great way to use an array of summer garden vegetables and herbs like cucumbers, tomatoes and mint. Perfect served on a cool evening or a warm summer day, give this eclectic salad a try!

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Leek and Cherry Tomato Pasta

This pasta recipe is my eldest daughter’s favorite that she makes almost every week. A simple pasta that tastes so good that whenever I ask her what she put in it, she laughs and says its just has leeks, tomatoes, garlic and pasta, all garnished with fresh basil. Really folks it doesn’t get easier than this. For a delicious pasta that can be whipped up in a few minutes give it a try!

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