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Peach Shortcakes

This right here is why we don’t often have dessert in our household. It tastes too good, goes too fast and leaves us in a sugar stupor. But summer is long and peach season is all too short… Peach Shortcakes … Continue reading

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Roasted Eggplant Caprese

This is a great appetizer or first course that depends on fresh small whole eggplant. The type straight from the garden works best. Baked Eggplant Caprese 6-8 small whole eggplant sliced in half 1 large tomato sliced into 6-8 flat … Continue reading

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Zucchini Boats with Bulgur

This is a fun and simple grain stuffing that works well for eggplant as well. I like a 50/50 mix of the grains but for those who want a little less bite then do 3/4 bulgur. Romano can always be … Continue reading

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Salmon Mousse

We saw a recipe for salmon mousse the other day on Sid’s Cooking Again. We had some smokes salmon in the fridge so we figured the appetizer gods were speaking directly to us. Sid’s version calls for poached salmon as … Continue reading

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Chicken-Bacon Bites

We found these tasty bites over on What’s on the Stove and pinned it to our party ideas board months ago. Sherry has a number of great appetizers and recipes of all kinds. Check out her blog and the recipe … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A is for Arugula

This is our favorite time of year weather-wise. The mosquitoes aren’t out in full force, the farmers market is in full swing and the humidity is still at bay. Plus the garden is starting to kick out arugula — lots … Continue reading

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Strawberry Buttermilk Muffins

We’ve been buying a flat of strawberries at the farmers market the last two weekends and trying to put them to good use. Berries are gone in the blink of an eye, and these muffins will be too. Strawberry Buttermilk … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Mimosas for Mom

If our moms lived closer we’d cook up some brunch for them. (If none of the other six siblings from our combined families who live in the area called dibs first.) While we’re featuring a nonalcoholic beverage our moms have … Continue reading

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Simple Strawberry Balsamic Tart

We love recipes that call for few ingredients — and posts that call for few words. Strawberry Balsamic Tart 1 sheet prepared puff pastry 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tsp honey about 16-20 larger strawberries (washed, hulled and halved) 5-10 … Continue reading

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Strawberry Season

We were planning on skipping the farmers market this week until the morning news crews started gushing about local strawberries being in season. The news in these parts hasn’t been great lately, so cut them a little slack. Anyway, we … Continue reading

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