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Chicken Cacciatore with Crisp Polenta

Time:40 mins
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 skinless chicken thighs (about 3 pounds total)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 10 ounces white mushrooms, trimmed and quartered
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes in juice, broken up with a spoon
  • 1 cup dry white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc
  • 2 medium onions, each cut into 8 wedges
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1/3 cup pitted green olives, halved
  • 1 tube (16 ounces) plain prepared polenta, sliced into 12 rounds
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French Onion Soup

Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 pounds yellow onions, sliced 1/4-inch into half circles
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup dry sherry
  • 3 cups Homemade Beef Stock Homemade Beef Stock
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme or 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small French baguette, sliced crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 8 ounces Gruyere cheese, grated on the large holes of a box grater (about 3 cups)
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Chicken and Dumplings

Ingredients
  • 5 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 small yellow onion, minced
  • 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
  • 2 carrots, diced medium
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, divided
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1/3 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, plus more for topping
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
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Chicken and Dumplings

Ingredients
  • 3 pounds chicken pieces (preferably breasts and thighs)
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4 sprigs fresh parsley, plus more for garnish
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
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Chicken and Dumplings with Bread Pudding Part 4

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Chicken and Dumplings with Bread Pudding Part 3

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Chicken and Dumplings with Bread Pudding Part 2

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Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes

Ingredients
  • Vegetable-oil cooking spray
  • Pure maple syrup, for serving (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 3/4 cups low-fat buttermilk
  • Raspberries, for serving (optional)
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1 tablespoon packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
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Beef Stroganoff Meatballs

Time:40 mins
Ingredients
  • Coarse salt and pepper
  • 3/4 pound spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup plain dried breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 large shallots, diced small
  • 1 pound ground beef chuck (80% lean)
  • 1 pound mushrooms, such as button or cremini, trimmed and sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill, divided
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