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Unroll pastry into a 9" deep dish pie plate; flute edges. Prick bottom lightly with a fork. Bake in a preheated 450° oven until light golden-brown and dry (10-12 min.); remove from oven and reduce...

Easy
Serves 6

In a food processor, purée sauce, pepper and sage. In a large mixing bowl, combine 2/3 cup sauce mixture and pork cubes; toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate several hours to...

Easy
Makes 48 pieces. Serves 16 as an appetizer.

In small bowl, combine cheese and 2 tbsp. olive oil; set aside. Place the remaining oil and olives in a medium baking dish; roast in a preheated 400° oven (12-15 min.). Add tomatoes, thyme and...

Easy
Serves 8-12

Arrange baguette slices on parchment-lined jelly roll pan; top each with pear slice, 1 tsp. Mostarda di Pere and slice of cheese. Bake in a preheated 350° oven until cheese is melted and bubbly (9...

Moderate
Makes about 24

Unfold puff pastry onto 2 parchment-lined cookie sheets; press out fold lines and even out edges. Brush each sheet of pastry with 1 tbsp. reserved roasted tomato oil. Bake in a preheated 400° oven...

Easy
Makes 18 appetizer squares

Arrange crostini on jelly-roll pan. Place slice of cheese on each crostini; sprinkle with rosemary, walnuts and cranberries. Drizzle each with honey. Broil until walnuts are toasted and cheese is...

Easy
Serves 10-12

Arrange crostini on parchment-lined jelly-roll pan. Place 2-3 olive slices on each crostini; top each with Salsa di Parma. Broil 6" from heat source until cheese is bubbly and slightly browned (...

Easy
Makes approx. 36 crostini

Whisk together first 10 ingredients in shallow dish; set aside. Place eggs into shallow dish; pour crumbs into a third shallow dish. Dredge chicken in seasoned flour, then dip in eggs, then coat...

Easy
Serves 3-4

Rub the inside of fondue pot with pieces of garlic; discard garlic. Heat chicken broth in pot until almost boiling; reduce heat to simmer. Toss flour into cheese; stir small amounts of cheese into...

Easy
Serves 6

In large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat; sauté sweet potatoes, onions and mushrooms until soft (about 10 min.). Season sweet potato mixture with cilantro and pepper.To Serve: Spoon 3/4...

Easy
Serves 4

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