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Easy Coconut Lime Sorbet

I had most of a can of coconut milk sitting in the fridge, begging to be used up.  20 minutes later, sorbet! Serves 4 1 1/2 C. full fat coconut milk, cold (stick it in the fridge for a couple … Continue reading

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The Quickest Weeknight Chicken

This is my quickest (15 minutes tops) weeknight chicken recipe.  I keep boneless, skinless chicken breasts in the freezer so that with a little veggie, I can always make a healthy, fast dinner with little to no planning.  You can … Continue reading

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Coconut Vinaigrette

This dressing is at once both tart and rich.  Creamy and mellow, bright and tangy, all at the same time!  I served it over butter lettuce and it was heaven.  This is a perfect salad to serve alongside an Asian … Continue reading

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Clams With Bacon And Pasta in White Wine Broth

The best thing about coming home from a trip to the beach is coming home with some clams to cook for dinner.  Be sure to have some crusty bread on hand for dunking.  Serves 4-6 1/2 lb. small pasta, such … Continue reading

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Skillet Apple Cake

A quick and easy cake that’s perfect for an afternoon snack with a cup of tea.  Dress it up for dessert with a little vanilla ice cream. 10 T. butter, divided 2 large apples, such as granny smith, cored and … Continue reading

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French Rose 75

A few months back I posted about a classic cocktail from the early 1900’s.  It is one of the first cocktails that was invented in America called the French 75.  It’s a delicious lemony champagne and gin cocktail, and if … Continue reading

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Citrus Marinated Chicken

You know those recipes you have that you can make by heart and have earned a place in your regular dinner rotation?  We have a few favorites too: chili and cornbread, spaghetti and Italian sausages, flank steak tacos…these are the … Continue reading

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Almost Instant Strawberry Sorbet

This went from whole berries to soft-serve in about 20 minutes.  When the local Oregon strawberries come into town I always buy too many and then they sit in the fridge and after a couple of days begin to wrinkle. … Continue reading

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Thin Mints Ice Cream Cake

Every year I buy several boxes of Thin Mints from the Girl Scouts and stash them in the freezer.  After the kids go to bed my husband and I will eat a few, ice-cold, out of the freezer.  By some … Continue reading

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Saffron Orzo

Risotto is one of my favorite things to eat, but with all the time and stirring, it’s not really one of my favorite things to make.  This orzo gives you a very similar texture and taste of risotto without all … Continue reading

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