Nuts | Pasta

Penne with brown butter, arugula, tomatoes and pine nuts

This is a terrific recipe adapted from Giada de Laurentiis and is full of great textures and flavors. Although it’s a pasta dish, it’s really like a room temp pasta salad that’s light, tangy, easy to make and makes a great lunch for friends. Dressing: 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp good Dijon mustard […]

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Appetizers | Fish | Gluten Free | Salad

Asparagus and crab salad

This makes a light and gorgeous start to a casual dinner party or even an “al fresco” dinner. 20 asparagus spears, trimmed 2 oz baby arugula leaves 4 oz white crab meat For the dressing 3 tbsp creme fraiche 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard juice ½ lime brown crab meat, if you have it, but it’s […]

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