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Leek and Potato Soup

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(serves 6)

Warm your house and heart with this cold weather, delicious soup. It is guaranteed to chase away the dark and blustery mood of winter.

2 Tbs. unsalted butter (or 1 Tbs. butter plus 1 Tbs. olive oil)
3 leeks (halved lengthwise, washed thoroughly, white and pale green portions cut into 1 inch pieces)
1-3 lg. garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
1/2 cup finely chopped carrot continue reading

Crostini of Sweet Cherry Relish and Goat Cheese

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(yields 18 crostini)

Relish the bounty of sweet red cherries with this easy recipe.

1 c. fresh sweet cherries (about 5-1/2 oz., pitted and finely chopped
1/2 c. finely diced jícama
1 med. scallion (white and green parts), very thinly sliced
1 tsp. chopped fresh mint
1/2 tsp. red wine vinegar
Pinch of cayenne; more to taste continue reading