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Duck leg and vegetables
DinnerRecipes

Ah duck. It’s a little bit exotic, and a little bit difficult to prepare at times, but this recipe is dead-simple. Can you heat an oven and put stuff in a baking dish? Then you can make this rustic, yet elegant duck leg recipe. I used Muscovy duck, but feel

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Charcuterie board
DinnerLunchRecipes

There’s no one “right” way to make a charcuterie board (also called a “meat board”), but there are some basic principles to consider. First, what is “charcuterie (shar-koo-tur-ee or sometimes shar-que-tur-ee)?” Charcuterie is a French word that refers to the place where cured meats and similar products are made. It also

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Roasted bone marrow with pickled vegetables
DinnerLunchSides

If you haven’t tried bone marrow, it’s a must try. Some people don’t like it, but those people are wrong 😉 If you can turn on an oven, you can make roasted bone marrow. It’s that easy. The hard part is finding it. If you’ve already got a favorite local butcher,

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Pork chop with mustard sauce and okra
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In my part of the world, okra only shows up for a short period of time during the year, so I like to do what I can with it. It’s an interesting vegetable that’s beloved by the South, and slowly making it’s way (thankfully) throughout the rest of the U.S.

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Pork chop with apples on plate
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I know I say a lot of my dishes are super easy to make, but this one really is! A pork chop, an apple… and only 1 dish to clean. And if that’s not enough, it’s packed with bold, classic flavors everyone from kids to adults will love. Prep time: 2 min.

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Blackberry Pork Chop and Sweet Potato on plate
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This blackberry reduction is more tart and savory than sweet. It works great with the pork chop adding a new dimension of flavor you might not be familiar with. The roasted sweet potato is super easy and the spices give it a burst of flavor. Important note: brine the pork chop

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Steak plate
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This is an easy meal using ingredients most people have in the fridge. The steak comes out beautiful, and the balsamic reduction is slightly sweet and tart at the same time… and soooo easy to make. I was low on veggies, but I aways have some tomatoes and mushrooms on

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I had a thawed steak in the fridge and some carrots. I guess that’s what for dinner tonight. And what a dinner this turned out to be! It’s very simple, and the carrots and butter turned out far better than expected considering I was mostly winging it. This particular cut

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Chicken leg with cauliflower on plate
DinnerRecipes

This is an easy, almost foolproof chicken recipe that always looks and tastes great. It’s one of my go-to staples when I don’t have a lot of time or I’m not feeling super creative. It uses basic ingredients that most people have around. Works with drumsticks or thighs as well.

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Ribs on plate
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I used to think that ribs were a mysterious meat that only the most experienced barbecuer should tackle. I thought I needed a special smoker, a seasoned grill, and a secret dry rub or BBQ sauce handed down through the generations. But actually, basic ribs are pretty easy and fool-proof. Sure,

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