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Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Icing

A lovely way to use up those giant zucchini. 1 stick of salted butter, softened 3/4 C. brown sugar, packed 1/2 C. sugar 2 T. canola oil 1 t. vanilla 2 eggs 2 C. flour 2 t. baking soda 2 … Continue reading

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Barbecue Round Up

Please enjoy this collection of my favorite barbecue and picnic recipes for your Fourth of July celebrations! Ginger Scallion Pork Burger with Spicy Quick Pickles   Beef Burgers with Basil Aioli and Balsamic Red Onions   Spicy Broccoli Slaw   … Continue reading

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Spicy Broccoli Slaw

Broccoli is gorgeous at the farmer’s market right now, and so good for you! Did you know broccoli is a great source of calcium and can act as an anti-inflammatory?  This broccoli slaw makes a great accompaniment to burgers and … Continue reading

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Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Icing

Zucchini bread is so 2010. 1 stick of salted butter, softened 3/4 C. brown sugar, packed 1/2 C. sugar 2 T. canola oil 1 t. vanilla 2 eggs 2 C. flour 2 t. baking soda 2 T. milk 1 t. … Continue reading

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Salted Molasses Caramel Corn

Summer is here and with it come picnics, potlucks, and parties.  Treat your hosts or your guests with this salty-sweet homemade gift. Or just eat it while watching reruns of Friday Night Lights.  Take your pick. 12 C. popped corn (I … Continue reading

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Polynesian Party Meatballs

Once again, proving that eating things off of sticks is fun.  This is a great dish to bring to a party or make for Dad’s special day.  The nifty bamboo sticks came from the Asian grocery store, but you could … Continue reading

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Warm Potato Salad

I love this method for preparing red potatoes.  Be sure to toss the dressing on the potatoes while they’re hot so they can soak up all the flavor. 1 1/2 lbs. baby red potatoes 1/4 C. canola oil 1/4 C. … Continue reading

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Rosemary Chicken Thighs

These are equally good hot or at room temperature, making them excellent for a picnic or potluck. Serves 6 12 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs 6 cloves of garlic, smashed 1/4 C. olive oil 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary, plus more … Continue reading

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Polynesian Party Meatballs

Once again, proving that eating things off of sticks is fun.  This is a great dish to bring to a party.  The nifty bamboo sticks came from the Asian grocery store, but you could easily use plain bamboo skewers cut … Continue reading

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Spicy Broccoli Slaw

This broccoli slaw makes a great accompaniment to burgers and dogs on the grill.  The kick comes from onion and cayenne pepper.  This would also make a great condiment for grilled brats or tacos. 1 T. vegetable oil 1/2 t. … Continue reading

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