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American Recipes

Pork Chops in a Zesty Tomato Sauce

Tender pork chops baked in a tomato and lemon sauce.

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American Vegetarian

Baked Macaroni Tomato and Cheese

This dish is nice and easy and cheesy!  Thanks to the tomatoes it has amped up goodness. It makes a great main course for vegetarians.  You could serve some Italian sausage or meatballs on the side for the meat lovers in the gang.

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Gluten Free Italian Recipes

Rotolo Toscano: Ground beef roll stuffed with ham and cheese

Made in a manner, similar to a jelly roll, the Rotolo Toscano is seasoned minced beef stuffed with ham and cheese, and glazed with tomato sauce.  This recipe was inspired by my friend Joan, who is a fantastic cook with an open mind.  She worked in the Detroit-Windsor auto sector back in the days when…

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Italian Recipes

Bruschetta with Tomato, Basil and Parmesan

This simple but tasty and healthy appetizer is always a hit at al fresco dinner parties and a great way to share your succulent summer tomato harvest. Vine-ripened, and packed with real tomato goodness, you just can’t beat home-grown tomatoes. For sandwiches and salads, I choose from the meatier varieties like Campbell or Celebrity and…

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Canadian Recipes

No Roll Cabbage Casserole

This is the simplest way to enjoy the taste and ingredients of cabbage rolls without the fuss.  I like to serve it with a side of green beans and rye bread. [yumprint-recipe id=’41’]

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Italian Recipes

Conchiglie al Forno (Shell-sanga)

When looking for a hearty dish to serve at a party (or when you have an army of teens to feed) I turn to this no-fail pasta recipe.  I have nick named it Shell-sagna since it is closely related to baked lasagna, except it’s a bit easier to prepare and serve.  [yumprint-recipe id=’32’] 

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Main Course Middle Eastern Recipes

Lebanese Lamb & Green Bean Stew

This recipe combines some popular middle eastern ingredients and is based on the common stewed green bean dish called Loubieh Ruz.   I like to add some meat and serve over lemon rice to make this a simple two dish meal.

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Italian Main Course Recipes Seafood

Shrimp Fra Diavolo

You are right if you thought this dish was going to be spicy.  Fra Diavolo is Italian for “Brother Devil”, and this zesty sauce goes well with pasta and seafood.  You may want to experiment a little by adding a splash of wine or vodka to the sauce or replace the salt and throw in some…