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Whole Bronzini with Pesto

Whole Bronzini with Pesto

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Posted: September 15, 2012

Cooking a whole is much easier if your fishmonger will scale and gut the fish for you…which is what the folks at Whole Foods did for me! 2 whole Bronzini, scaled and gutted 1/8 cup […]

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Build-Your-Own Salad

Build-Your-Own Salad

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Posted: September 10, 2012

I didn’t really have a recipe in mind when I went to the Farmer’s Market this past Saturday; however, once I tasted the arugula microgreens, I knew I needed to make myself a salad.  I […]

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Smoky Spicy Salmon

Smoky Spicy Salmon

Simple…but a lot of good flavors working well together on this one! 4, 5 oz salmon fillets Pesto: 1, 4 oz can fire roasted green chilies 1T extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup arugula 1/8 cup walnuts 2-3 cloves […]

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Pork/Turkey Sliders with Roasted Red Pepper & Green Fig Relish

Pork/Turkey Sliders with Roasted Red Pepper & Green Fig Relish

Sometimes Turkey Sliders can get a little dry, so I thought I’d half it with ground pork.  Also, I came across these beautiful green figs so I thought I’d try a relish (salsa) with this […]

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Roasted Veggies with Cilantro Vinaigrette

Roasted Veggies with Cilantro Vinaigrette

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Posted: June 24, 2012

It has been a journey over the past few years getting my family to embrace their veggies.  They eat them, but they never say, “Wow!  Please make me some broccoli mom!”…Roasting veggies seems to bring […]

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Chicken and Red Cabbage Slaw

Chicken and Red Cabbage Slaw

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Posted: May 14, 2012

I made this for lunch today using ingredients that I already had around the kitchen. This recipe was made for one, so if you are serving others, just double or triple it. 1 chicken breast, […]

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Derby Day Burgoo

Derby Day Burgoo

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Posted: May 5, 2012

Burgoo?!  What’s that?  It’s a traditional soup/stew in Kentucky especially celebrated on the week of the Kentucky Derby.  Once cooked in large iron kettles,  this concoction used meat from that day’s hunting expedition and veggies that were  already on-hand […]

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Skirt Steak and Eggplant Relish

Skirt Steak and Eggplant Relish

As long as skirt steak is carved against the grain, it can be very tender.  It also has tremendous flavor. Skirt Steak: Skirt Steak 1 tablespoon avocado oil (or oil of choice) 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar garlic […]

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Figalicious Salad

Figalicious Salad

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Posted: May 1, 2012

I love trying new things…my recent purchase was a pack of dried pajarero figs.  I wasn’t sure what to do with them, so I cut them up on this salad…what a great addition!!  They really gave […]

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Spring Salad with Anchovy Vinaigrette (and edible flowers)

Spring Salad with Anchovy Vinaigrette (and edible flowers)

I have had a can of anchovies staring at me for 3 weeks now and finally decided to use them.  They are now my new favorite ingredient in homemade salad dressings…I can’t believe that I was […]

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