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Black Bean & Beef Enchiladas

This is one of those recipes that just sore of ‘evolved’ from when I started it until it was time to put it all together. It started out as refried black beans and beef quesadillas but, it was just after … Continue reading

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Fresh Mussels

So, I have a confession to make: When I‘ve made mussels at home in the past, I usually start with the frozen stuff from the market. I mean, I still make my own white wine and garlic sauce for cooking … Continue reading

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Watermelon and Feta Gazpacho

I was still working my way through my $10 Mystery Bag of fresh veggies from a local farm when my email pinged with a recipe for gazpacho from Tyler Florence at the Food Network. Since I was currently in possession … Continue reading

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Chicken Souvlaki

Wrapped up in a lightly warmed piece of pita bread, this dish of chicken tossed in a very nice Greek dressing, then cooked (on the stove or on skewers on the grill) and served with a cucumber and yogurt sauce, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Israeli (Pearl) Couscous Salad

Hows about a slightly different salad? Like, with couscous? This version calls for lightly toasted Israeli “Pearl” couscous, which is bigger than the more regular couscous, and is served with veggies, a light vinaigrette, a bit of cheese, and, because … Continue reading

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Cucumber Salad, Now With Summer Squash (and better)!

Around about this time of year, friends with gardens and local farms start to regret their choice of planting that much summer squash or cucumber. I have a small kitchen garden on our front porch, so do not have that … Continue reading

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Zippy Tomato Relish

It’s a cold and dreary day, so let’s think about something sunny and warm… like tomato relish! I had a couple of bowls of Sunburst and red grape tomatoes had been taking up counter space a bit too long, and … Continue reading

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BLT Pasta Salad

It was a bitterly cold week in mid-February and we, like many folk living in Northern climes, decided to get away… further North; to one of our favorite spots in Door County and a rustic, but very nicely equipped, cabin … Continue reading

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Barbeque Chopped Salad

Every couple of weeks, I get an envelope of goodies from my mom-in-law, Doris, y’know, coupons and stuff that she thinks I’d be interested in. A few weeks back, along with the always welcome coupons (thanks, mom!), she enclosed a … Continue reading

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Gyro Dip

I came across a recipe for a “Greek Layered Dip With Pita Chips” from Sandra Lee in Food Network Magazine, and knew it’d be perfect for a couple of gatherings we had going on over the weekend, but… I wanted … Continue reading

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