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Pea Soup
Contributed by Sybil Conn, who writes "Current Crops" about what's available on a weekly basis at the San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market.. (Dec 1996)

Bourbon Balls
Contributed by Elinor Deamer, my mother-in-law, a great cook and an inspiration for my own love of cooking. (Dec 1996)

Barbecued Salmon Salad with Nasturtium Goddess Dressing
Contributed by Kevin A. Murphy, a self-described "author of science fiction, fantasy, horror and Gothic weirdness". For more on Kevin (Dec 1996)

Poppy Seed Lemon Biscotti
Contributed by Gemma Sciabica, matriarch of the Sciabica family -- producers of fine olive oils in Modesto, CA. (Dec 1996)

Pasta with Prosciutto and Walnuts
Contributed by Marcia DeHart, an avid fan of San Francisco's Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market. (May 1997)

Friday Night Pasta
Contributed by Marcia DeHart. Marcia says: "Ad lib if you don't have all the ingredients on hand. Technique and spirit are the most important ingredients." (May 1997)

Thom's No-Cook Summer Pasta Sauce
Thom's last name is Ditty, which is my nickname. He sounds like a great cook too! (October 1997)

Quiche with Courage
Thom Ditty, who lives in Minnesota, submitted this recipe using grated potatoes as a quiche crust instead of a traditional pastry crust. Sounds wonderful! (October 1997)

Hearty Potato-Noodle Soup
The Hall family's comfort food.  Based on "mammaw's" recipe that was a Sunday evening favorite. (October 1998).

Mediterranean Pasta
Anne Nelson has been selected as one of eight finalists in the 1999 Gilroy Garlic Festival Cook-Off contest, which takes place on July 24th.  Let's wish her luck! (July 1999)

Green Pea and Chicken Soup
A friend and business colleague in China, Mr. Chen Yu, whose specialty is producing nickel-metal hydride batteries and electric bicycles, made this tasty soup for me when I visited his factory in Wujiang (near Shanghai).  He agreed to share his recipe with friends of Ditty's Sunday Supper. (July 1999)

Saffron Cookies
T.C. Farmer bakes these cookies for Christmas and other special occasions.  They have a rare and wonderful earthy-nutty flavor and aroma. (December 2000)

Hot Artichoke Dip
Diane Daubeneck, a tennis partner, introduced me to this dip at a post-season tennis party.  I asked her to share the recipe with readers of Sunday Supper.  (November 2001)

Spicy Peanut Sauce
I've been trying to get this recipe for a long time from our friend Marsha Calegari.  This Christmas she finally agreed! (December 2001)

Rhubarb Nests
My sister-in-law, Katie, developed this beautiful, two-tone pink dessert for our Easter brunch.  (April 2004)

Vin d'Orange
Our friend in St. Tropez, Annette Hippert, makes a wonderful vin d'orange aperitif.  (July 2004)

Stuffed Dates
Kathy Deamer, my sister-in-law, created this recipe for dates stuffed with chicken livers and wrapped with lettuce strips as an hors d'oeuvres on the occasion of my 59th birthday.  (January 2005)

Plum Sorbet
Elke Hofer-Rudroff, an Austrian friend, gave me this recipe for a sorbet that you can make without an ice cream maker.  A touch of clove gives it a unique flavor.  (October 2005)

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