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The Starving Chef Recipe: Creamy Tomato Gnocchi Soup

When the first hint of fall strikes, I start slinging soup like it’s my job. With plenty of ripe tomatoes to work with, this end-of-summer tomato gnocchi soup was exactly what we needed to kick off soup season. Creamy Tomato Gnocchi Soup Prep time: 10 minutesCook time: 60 minutesMakes: 4-6 servings Ingredients 28...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Bacon Avocado Ranch Chicken Salad

I love chicken salad, not only for its delicious taste but its incredible texture, too. The best chicken salad is made with a little bit of crunch, a hint of heat and bursts of tangy sweetness throughout. Bacon Avocado Ranch Chicken Salad Prep time: 30 minutesCook time: 30 minutesChill time: 1+ hourMakes: 4-6...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Panini Picnic Sammies

These portable Italian sandwiches make for a tasty treat after a long day of exploring. So, unfurl your blanket and pop open your basket, it’s time for a picnic. Panini Pressed Picnic Sandwiches Prep time: 24 hoursCook time: 30 minutesMakes: 6-8 servings Ingredients 1 large ciabatta loaf2 t butter, melted4 oz. goat...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Bacon Jalapeno Chicken Campanelle

Bacon Jalapeno Chicken Campanelle Prep time: 30 minutesCook time: 30 minutesMakes: 4 servings Ingredients 2 chicken breasts4 slices bacon2 T flour1 T butter¾ C milk½ C cheddar, shredded½ C mozzarella, shredded2 C cooked campanelle noodles2 C chicken broth2 jalapeno, chopped½ C red onion, chopped6 cherry tomatoes, halved2 t garlic,...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: DIY Bagels

No yeast? No problem. These bagels require no rise or boil, just mix, rest and bake and you’re on your way to fresh, homemade bagels. Your house will smell like a bakery the entire time, too, and I say that’s an absolute plus. DIY Bagels Prep time: 60 minutesCook time: 30 minutesMakes: 8 bagels Ingredients For the...

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