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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

| February 13, 2014

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Tempering is a process that helps bring out the best quality in your chocolate.  Tempered chocolate is shiny in appearance, sets up more quickly than un-tempered chocolate, and breaks with a nice “snap.” Ingredients   Makes 1 pound   8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped     1 […]

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Butternut Squash Risotto

Butternut Squash Risotto

| February 6, 2014

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Butternut Squash Risotto Served as a side dish or a simple entrée, this easy rice dish is sure to become a family favorite. Ingredients   Serves 4   1 quart homemade chicken stock, or low-sodium canned chicken broth     4 ounces pancetta or thick-cut bacon, cut into ¼-inch pieces […]

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Spicy Black Bean Dip with Baked Tortilla Chips

Spicy Black Bean Dip with Baked Tortilla Chips

| January 30, 2014

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Spicy Black Bean Dip with Baked Tortilla Chips   Served with baked tortilla chips, this Spicy Black Bean Dip is a delicious and healthy snack. Ingredients   Serves 4 to 6, as an appetizer   12 yellow corn tortillas (6 inches in diameter), cut into 8 wedges     1 […]

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Steak and Asparagus Fettuccini Alfredo

Steak and Asparagus Fettuccini Alfredo

| January 23, 2014

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Steak and Asparagus Fettuccini Alfredo If you can’t find (or don’t like) mascarpone cheese, try substituting in some cream cheese instead. Ingredients   Serves 4   ¼ cup good-quality balsamic vinegar     1 tablespoon honey     1 pound top sirloin beef or shell steak, cut into 1½-inch cubes […]

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Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

| January 16, 2014

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes   These delicious cupcakes are a miniature take on a classic New England dessert.   Ingredients   Makes about 1 dozen   ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for greasing     1½ cups granulated sugar     1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract […]

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