Category Archives: Dinner

Sunday Suppers: More Goodies from the Grill

Grilling in the summer is kind of torture in these parts. Sure you keep the house cooler, but you have to stand in triple-digit heat, or close enough to it. Here are some recipes that reward your suffering. Grilled Whole … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Summer’s Bounty

We love, love, love this time of year. OK, not the heat and the bugs and the humidity, but the vegetables we find in the garden and the fresh shelled peas we can buy at the farmers market. Almost makes … Continue reading

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Lamb Ragout with Angel Hair Pasta

Fresh kale and grape tomatoes and ground lamb. Oh my. Angel Hair with Lamb and Kale 1/2 lb ground lamb 4 cups slivered kale leaves 10-12 grape tomatoes halved 1 summer squash diced small 4 cloves garlic minced 2 tbsp … Continue reading

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Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Brie on a Bed of Potatoes

Here is another great way to stuff chicken. The bed of potatoes are not only a great side, they help collect and use any cheese that may leak from the breasts. Of course the tighter the rolls, the less cheese … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A Vegetarian’s Delight

With our garden and the farmers market in full swing, it’s easy to overload on veggies and fruit and leave the meat tucked neatly away in the freezer. Here are some entree-worthy meatless dishes. Stuffed Tomatoes with Corn, Red Pepper … Continue reading

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Black Bean Salad with Cucumber and Tomato

This is a great, zesty side for burgers or barbecue. It also works as a main dish over kale or in a nice tossed salad. If you don’t have green tomato, omit it and add a bit more diced red … Continue reading

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Honey Glazed Roasted Carrots and Chicken

This recipe takes advantage of fresh carrots and a simple pan reduction sauce to elevate roasedt chicken breast. It is fairly healthy as well. Roasted Chicken and Glazed Carrots 2 chicken breasts skinned and deboned 18-20 small whole carrots 1 … Continue reading

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Black Lentils and Avocado

This recipe uses black, or Beluga, lentils. They have a strong flavor and stay intact after cooking which gives them their name. Serve this over rice, spread on toasted bread or as a dip for crackers or chips. Black Lentil … Continue reading

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Seared Venison with Blueberry Sauce

This recipe utilizes the combination of fresh blueberries and a spicy rub to really bring out the fantastic flavors of  venison. Make sure to use the tenderloin and do not skimp on the blueberries. Spice Rubbed Venison with Blueberry Sauce … Continue reading

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Stewed Anasazi Beans

Anasazi beans are named after the Native American people who cultivated them. They are meaty, hearty beans that are perfect for stewing and long cooking. They mash into a creamy  smooth paste and are great in chili or slow cooked … Continue reading

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