Monthly Archives: June 2012

Life’s a Peach

If you haven’t noticed we’re in the middle of peach season down here. One thing we love to do with fresh fruit is make a simple dressing for it. (Toss about a 1/4 cup honey, 1/4 cup torn mint leaves … Continue reading

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Fresh Peach Tart

This dessert is a bit like a buttery tart meeting a fruity cobbler and having a really tasty offspring. We stirred in a few fresh peach slices at the end, don’t do that. It just makes the whole thing lumpy … Continue reading

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A Spy’s Drink

This drink was made famous by a certain spy who likes to repeat his last name twice on introduction. I am of course referring to William Shatner. Captain Kirk was just a cover to trick the Swiss. A dry gin … Continue reading

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Panzanella Salad

Katherine has begged me for more than a year to make this salad. What can I say, sometimes I am very, very stubborn and should just admit when she’s right and do what she says without question because she is … Continue reading

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Peaches stuffed with Amaretti

By Katherine Remember those challenges that went around for awhile that made you answer which blogger’s table you’d choose to dine at? It was so fun, albeit hard, to answer that question and it was one of those things you … Continue reading

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Potato Pizza, two ways (sweet and unsweet)

By Katherine Greg is a meat lover through and through. But when it comes to pizza, he much prefers roasted tomato or garlic; caramelized onions and mushrooms to sausage and pepperoni. These pizzas are hearty without being heavy. Each recipe … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday with Chocolate

We’ll be back tomorrow with a new recipe, but thought today we’d just post one we recently tried from another blogger. The recipe for the chocolate zucchini bread above came from Nancy Creative. Here’s her original recipe. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato Macaroni and Cheese

This dish uses tomatoes and herbs from the garden to perk up comfort food. Roasted Tomato Macaroni and Cheese 2 thinly sliced tomatoes 2 links Italian sausage, cut from casing, browned 4 tbsp butter 1/3 cup flour 2 cups milk … Continue reading

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Chicken with Green Tomato, Apple and Brie

Into every garden a green tomato must fall… Chicken with Green Tomato, Apple and Brie 2 chicken breasts, deboned, skinned, pounded out to about a 1/4 inch Roughly 2 ounces brie, thinly sliced Roughly 1/4 apple, sliced thinly Roughly 1/2 … Continue reading

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Cucumber Martini

These are so easy to make that seconds are in order. Cucumber Martini 2 ounces cucumber liqueur 1 ounce vodka lemon-lime soda Pour liqueur and vodka in a shaker with ice. Shake. Strain into a martini glass. Top with soda. … Continue reading

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