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Green Apple Salad with Almonds

This turned out to be quite the elegant little salad.  We had it as an appetizer to my Chicken with Oranges dinner (recipe coming next!).  A very good pairing, although this salad can stand its own as a lunch and would be great paired with beef as well.  Mmm, I loved it!  And I was…

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One Pot Wonders: Ratatouille

Another reason I looove One Pot Wonders is the fact that no matter the recipe, it always tastes better the next day!  It’s something about leaving it in the fridge to let the flavors combine so perfectly that just gets me. One Pot Wonders Day 3 is Ratatouille.  I started making and thoroughly enjoying this…

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Citrus Beet & Rhubarb Salad

We happened upon some more rhubarb from a friend this week, our lucky day!  Here’s a fresh spin on using rhubarb in something other than a dessert.  :)  I was inspired to do this salad from one I had a Good Earth a while back, possibly even last spring. This salad won’t qualify for the…

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A No Reservations Valentine’s Day Dinner

What is celebrating THE romantic holiday of the year like for you?  Does spending the night in sound about as romantic as vacuuming and folding the laundry?  For us, Valentine’s Day dinner is an adventure into new territory.  For the past 4 years (I think) we have stayed in and cooked up a menu that…

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Grilled Watermelon Salad

Wouldn’t you agree that summer demands that you eat watermelon?  Enjoying watermelon slices saturated with sweetness on a heat-drenched summer day — YES!  Its juicy nature and bright color make it a natural HIT to any outdoor barbecue.  I thought of this recipe while grilling up peaches and plums on the grill one night for…

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