Warm Deep Dish Apple Crumble Pie

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Julia Child’s Cheese Tartlets

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Salade Niçoise

Of all salads, the Niçoise is my all-time favorite, with its fresh butter-lettuce; its carefully cooked, beautiful green beans; its colorful contrast of halved hard-boiled eggs, ripe red tomatoes, and black olives; all fortified by chunks of tuna and freshly opened anchovies.

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Herbes de Provence Supremes De Volaille Aux Champignons (Creamy Mushroom Chicken)

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Potatoes au Gratin Dauphinois with Heavy Cream & Cheese

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Julia Child’s Chocolate Mousse Foam

“This decadent mousse is worth the effort for your girlfriends! You can whip it up all together…many hands make light work…and then you’ll have your finger on the pulse as you step out this evening!”

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Authentic Mexican Salsa with Toasted Tortilla Chips

Let this wonderful salsa sit for a while so that all the flavors meld together for your man. Oh sure, you can purchase the salty cardboard slabs passed off as tortilla chips at grocery stores, but these homemade chips are by far the way to go and they’re a much healthier version…yep, for your man!

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“Man Up” Authentic Mexican Salsa with Toasted Tortilla Chips

Let this wonderful salsa sit for a while so that all the flavors meld together for your man. Oh sure, you can purchase the salty 'cardboard' chips passed off as tortilla chips at grocery stores, but these homemade chips are by far the way to go and they’re a much healthier version…yep, for your man!

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“No Man Walks Alone by Choice” Cowboy Caviar Frijoles a la charra

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“Love at First Sight…or Was That Bite” Smokey Southern Avocado

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“It’s Raining Men Hallelujah…Good Men!” Chewy Texas Pralines

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“Always Fun, Always New, Always Be You” Mulligatawny Soup

The name Mulligatawny comes from 2 oriental Indian words meaning 'pepper water' and yes it does have a delicious zing to it! It is so, so good for you, ‘the’ perfect feel-good food just for you.

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“It’s My Life, My Journey, The World is My Oyster” Lemon Pulao/Rice

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“Shhh, It’s a Secret” Gourmet Poutine

Ahhh. The classic poutine, invented in Quebec, Canada, with crispy French fries smothered with gravy & cheese is a transcendent culinary experience in every way! You’ll be tempted to eat it all…you’ll see.

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“Pandora’s Box” Fully Loaded Gourmet Nachos

A lip smacking quasi-Mexican finger food! Make your own Toasted Tortilla Chips—the foundation of nachos! Oh sure, you can purchase the salty 'cardboard' chips passed off as tortilla chips at grocery stores, but these homemade chips are by far the way to go and they’re a much healthier version!

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“Twist Myself Into a Pretzel To Make You Happy” Warm Soft Pretzels with Cheese Mustard Dipping Sauce

Makes 15 pretzels.

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“Stop Sitting on the Fence” Deep Fried Asian Spring Rolls

I can taste these spring rolls now, how delicious they are mmmm!

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“Quid Pro Quo Butter Your Bread on Both Sides” Grilled Garlic Bread

In this recipe, garlic is roasted in the oven, resulting in a mellow, somewhat smoky, caramelized treat that can be eaten as is, mashed into a paste for dressings, sauces or tossed in salads and of course garlic bread!

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“Playing Against Bad Odds Russian Roulette With the Heart” Frozen Grapes, Red Wine and Chocolate

Ahhh. The classic poutine, invented in Quebec, Canada, with crispy French fries smothered with gravy & cheese is a transcendent culinary experience in every way! You’ll be tempted to eat it all…you’ll see.

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“Marooned on an Ideological Island With No Escape” Creamy Corn, Squash & Sweet Potato Soup

This orange-golden soup is a great way to begin your conversation with nourishment for strength in every spoonful!

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“Don’t Fall in Love with Potential” Turkey with Onion Sage Stuffing and Homemade Pan Gravy

We’ve got to sit down and ’talk turkey’ (over this delicious turkey) —get this thing wrapped up and quit messing around.

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“Stolen Moments Dressed in Shame” Herb Roasted Chateau Potatoes

Crispy around the edges and buttery rich, one of my favourite potato dishes.

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“Once a Cheater Always a Cheater, Leopards Don’t Change Their Spots” Maple Glazed Root Vegetable Medley

Slightly caramelized, root vegetables with a beautiful medley of colour and flavour.

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“No No No No Don’t Funk With My Heart” Home-Style Pumpkin Tarts with Whipped Molasses Cream

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“Something Old” Roasted Veggie & Gruyere Cheese Tart

You will wow him with this elegant appetizer.

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“Something New” Sole Bonne Femme in Cream Sauce (Bonne Femme = Good Wife)

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