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Michael Anthony’s Cucina Italiana hosts hands-on and demonstration cooking classes. A recent class focused on shrimp recipes. Here’s a creole recipe that was taught to the class.

SERVES 4-6 | TOTAL TIME : 30 MIN

INGREDIENTS:

• 12 Little neck clams fresh from local waters.
• 1/2- lb. smoked bacon, chopped thin.
• 2 heaping tablespoons of grated yellow onion.
• 2 cloves of minced fresh garlic.
• 1 cup of fresh shredded sautéed spinach.
• 4 tablespoons of fresh grated parmesan cheese.

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PREP

• 3 oz thinly sliced smoked salmon
• 1 slice of multigrain bread, approx. 1/2 inch thick
• Extra virgin olive oil
• Avocado salad for toast

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SALAD INGREDIENTS

2 pints Mache, washed (Boston Bibb or Butter Lettuce can be substituted for Mache Lettuce)
1 sliced avocado

The holidays are the perfect time to enjoy our favorite foods. A delectable breakfast option is a cranberry and almond croissant braid. The filling is almond cream with cranberry cream cheese. 

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By David Anthony | Serves: 8-10 people. 

Prime rib makes for the quintessential holiday centerpiece. Delicious and hearty, the perfect prime rib will have everybody at the table happy — and clamoring for second helpings. 

Here are some tips for a fantastic holiday meal.