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May is National Salad Month!

May is National Salad Month, for us, every month is salad month! The endless possibilities – fresh, delicious salads as sides or the main attraction – here are two of our favorites. They…

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Mediterranean Diet Month – Hummus

May is Mediterranean Diet Month and a great excuse to make hummus…in fact today is Hummus Day! We vote that every day should be hummus day. Apparently we are not alone, the super-talented…

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Seafood Orzo

  This colorful one-pot dish is very impressive and tastes amazing. The great thing is you can swap the fish and seafood you use to suit your preferences and what’s available.   Makes…

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Party Dips on the Lighter Side

Holiday eating can really pack on the pounds. There’s no reason not to eat the foods you love—in moderation of course—just be careful around the buffet table! Cocktail time too can be filled…

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Thanksgiving Pies

Pies, Pies, Pies……it’s Thanksgiving, so time to get baking!!! This year, I decided to make the three favorite Thanksgiving pies—apple, pumpkin and pecan—but all with a bit of a twist. I also included…

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Easy, Beautiful and Eco-Friendly Table Settings for Thanksgiving

I love the holidays. There’s nothing more satisfying than getting a group of family members and friends together, cooking some favorite foods and enjoying the moment! I even love the prep work. I…

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National Chili Month: Bean-less Jalapeño Chili Recipe

October is National Chili Month and there are so many delicious chili recipes it’s difficult to pick just one. So this time, we are opting for a Jalapeño Chili with no beans! Some…

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National Apple Month

October is National Apple Month and nothing signals the fall season like the amazing aroma of apples. A kitchen full of baking apple smells is mouthwatering and evokes memories of family dinners, friendly…

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Peach Lemonade

Peaches just add a lovely mellow sweetness to this delicious lemonade. Tastes wonderful as is, but if you want to take it up a notch, just add vodka, rum or bourbon for a…

Poached Peaches in Lemon Verbena Syrup

Poached Peaches in Lemon Verbena Syrup

The hardest part of this is getting the skin off the peaches— I always make two extra peaches just in case! A delightfully light and very elegant looking dessert that is easy to…

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