Tuscan Bread Salad (Panzanella)

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I first tried making this traditional Italian bread salad a few years ago just because I was intrigued by what I’d read about it. The dressing is tossed with the bread cubes and soaks in, so you’ll want to get a bit of one in every bite. Read more

Crab Chowder

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This chowder is tasty and creamy without being too guilt-inducing. I  made a few changes to a recipe from Fresh and Simple Quick-Simmering Soups from Better Homes and Gardens. (I like the whole Fresh and Simple series, which includes Pasta Pronto, 5 O’Clock Grill and Super Suppers). Read more

Summer Pasta Salad with Roasted Vegetables

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This recipe makes a veritable vat of pasta salad. As much as we liked it, I knew it was too much for the two of us to eat in a reasonable time, so I trucked some to my book club potluck, and they seemed to enjoy it, too. Read more