Archaic Place Cards

Aug 30, 2012 by

In a recent cathartic moment, my husband and I opened one of the MANY boxes in our basement that have not been opened in…oh a...

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Grilled Shrimp and Hearts of P...

Aug 29, 2012 by

Grilled shrimp are easy, cook in no time flat and are delicious.  This is particularly true when they are marinated well and served...

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Pistachio Goat Cheese Salad wi...

Aug 28, 2012 by

It gives me such a thrill to watch a meat and potatoes man’s man devour a salad.  And I’m not necessarily talking about...

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Black Bean and Corn Salad

Aug 26, 2012 by

I’ve been staring at the same bag of black beans in my pantry for a few weeks now and trying to figure out what to do with...

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Skirt Steak with Cilantro Garl...

Aug 26, 2012 by

Nothing beats a perfectly grilled skirt steak with a citrusy cilantro garlic sauce lightly drizzled on top.  This is particularly...

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Stuffed Bell Peppers

Aug 20, 2012 by

I think a wise man said something like, “Everything is better with Bacon.”  Or maybe that was Homer...

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Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta

Aug 20, 2012 by

Tomatoes, particularly heirloom tomatoes, invoke in me a guttural “ummmm.”   They are just so yummy at this rare time of...

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Shishito Peppers

Aug 14, 2012 by

Novelty makes for great parties.  But you can really take it up a notch when you ask your guests to play Russian Roullette with their...

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Mango Slaw

Aug 13, 2012 by

I woke up this morning to the realization that it is August.   A certain sadness crept up inside of me.  The summer is coming to an...

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Corn Chowder with Crab

Aug 12, 2012 by

Despite the heat, I had a real hankering yesterday to make a corn chowder.  It probably had something to do with the fresh corn that...

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