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summer

Drinks

Silver Fizz

If there’s one drink I prefer during the summer time, it’s lemonade. Soemthing about that sweet, tart drink just makes everything better. I know I’m not alone in this thinking because it’s around this time of year that kids of…

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Appetizers

Green Garlic Crostini

I’m a huge garlic fan. I use it in just about everything from spaghetti sauce to stews. I even roast it and spread it on toast. But last year I discovered something called green garlic. It’s a younger version of…

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Drinks

Heaven Sent Cocktail

If there’s one thing I love about spring it’s the boundless fresh fruit available. It all starts in March with strawberries and goes until late September when the last pluot and blackberry fall from their vines. What does fresh fruit…

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Entrees

Lemony Chicken Couscous Salad

During the hot summer months, one of my favorite meals is a salad. I love salads because they’re cold and light and usually pretty healthy. You can have them with or without proteins, as a side or an entrée, you…

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Desserts

Ginger Plum Pie

I’ve always loved pie. It didn’t matter the flavor. If it was hot and had a flakey crust and maybe even had a scoop of vanilla ice cream melting on top, I was in. My favorite kinds of pie have…

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Desserts

Raspberry Crepe Cake

I’ve talked about Melissa’s Produce and the wonderful produce they send me. It’s all sorts of fresh vegetables and fruits and it’s always delicious. But Melissa’s doesn’t just deal in fruits and veggies. They also have herbs, beans, kits and…

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Drinks

Mexican El Diablo

When I think of cocktails I think of rum because most tiki drinks are usually made with at least one if not a variety of rums. There’s unaged, lightly aged, blended and long aged. There’s silver, spiced and black. There…

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Desserts

Strawberry Banana Bread

I know strawberry season might be over (or at least the peak season is) but as long as there are strawberries at the farmer’s market, I consider it to be strawberry season. And I’m not alone. Three weeks ago we…

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