Monthly Archives: July 2013

Swordfish with Caramelized Corn and Fennel

I love the way fennel becomes so sweet and mellow when you saute it.  The combination of corn and fennel makes for a sweet, nutty side dish that could accompany any of your favorite summertime entrees.  I used fresh corn … Continue reading

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Stacked Tacos with Fried Eggs

Eggs are the new bacon. 2 C. dried pinto beans* 4 C. water 1 onion, diced 2 t. cumin 2 t. chili powder 2 t. salt 2 C. leftover roasted chicken, cubed 1 C. shredded cabbage 1 jalapeño, sliced 1/2 … 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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Quinoa Salad with Roasted Eggplant and Herbs

This dish tastes like summer in a bowl!  Full of flavor and protein, this salad can be a main course or a tasty side dish.  This is perfect to make on a hot day since you can roast the eggplant … Continue reading

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Asian Steak Salad with Ginger Dressing

Now that the days are getting warmer I am working on some lighter dishes that don’t have to be served piping hot.  The marinade gives this steak a sweet and smoky flavor and the dressing is cool and crisp.  Yes, … Continue reading

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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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Summer Borscht

Traditional borscht is made with a beef shank and cooked for hours until it’s rich and meaty.  Great for cold winter months, but too heavy for summer.  All the veggies in traditional borscht are in season now and can be … Continue reading

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