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FOOD FOR THE SOUL – Comfort food when the temperature changes: Vegetable Pot Pie

September 29, 2011 by  
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By Chef Beverly Lee As summer rolls into fall and the temperatures begin to cool down, I always find comfort in foods that remind me of my childhood. When I was growing up, my mom never had time to make chicken pot pie so my sister and I normally found our comfort in the Swanson […]

FOOD FOR THE SOUL – SUMMER SEASON – Tomatoes on the vine

June 28, 2011 by  
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The word this month is tomato: Beefsteak, Cherry, Plum, Grape, Roma, Campari, Heirloom, and let’s not forget Green. By CHEF BEVERLY LEE

FOOD FOR THE SOUL – Mexican Panzanella Salad

June 3, 2011 by  
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The traditional panzanella salad has been given a remix, by adding Mexican flavors for a unique twist. This hearty and flavorful salad is great for the warm summer months. Enjoy the Mexican Panzanella, a fresh way to enjoy this great cuisine. Bon appetit!

FOOD FOR THE SOUL – Halibut in Artichoke and Tomato Broth

March 2, 2011 by  
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Recipe by CHEF BEVERLY LEE – Serves 4

Food for the Soul: Soul Food and Black History Month

February 4, 2011 by  
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February is for love, and love for black history has made the month equally synonymous with the celebration of African-American achievement. Internationally recognized and multifaceted, Black History Month dates to the 1920s, believed by many to stand in tribute to the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.
Food for Black History Month can include ancestral African delicacies, dishes derived from the diets of American slaves and newer recipes contributed by the multitude of black cultures across the world.

Food For the Soul – Roasted Red Peppers & Artichoke Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

January 1, 2011 by  
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Roasted Red Peppers & Artichoke Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette For The Vinaigrette: 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese ½ cup olive oil Salt & pepper to taste Place all ingredients in a mason jar. Secure lid and shake until incorporated.  Season […]

Food for the Soul – Roasted Chicken with Bourbon Sauce

December 2, 2010 by  
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Preparing an impressive holiday feast is all about technique, timing and fun. We all have enjoyed the traditional tummy delights, but I often adorn the table with a few new — and certainly some familiar — entrees. One must-have is my Roasted Chicken with Bourbon Sauce.

Food for the Soul – Tamarind Chicken

October 1, 2010 by  
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Recipe for Tamarind Chicken – serves 4

Big Easy Oyster Po’ Boy

July 1, 2010 by  
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My Big-Easy po’ boys are amazing, especially during the summer months. They’re light and simple to make, and great for lunch or dinner.

Food For the Soul – Cornbread-Crushed Lamb Chops

June 17, 2010 by  
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Food for the Soul: Cornbread-Crushed Lamb Chops
Lamb chops are a great addition to a traditional summer menu. What better way to kick off summer cuisine on Father’s Day than by serving the man in your life lamb chops with a Southern spin? I like to prepare them crusted with cornbread, fresh rosemary and served with a side of potato salad. Let there be no doubt: These chops will earn brownie points for the ladies who make them.