Monthly Archives: March 2015

Grilled Orange Salmon

Here is a quick simple way to grill salmon. The grilled oranges are especially good if they are Mandarin. Grilled Orange Salmon 1-2 lb salmon fillet skin on 2 Mandarin oranges peeled and separated in half 1/2 cup fresh orange … Continue reading

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Spring Sipping Favorites

To us spring means strawberries and light drinks, sparkling and otherwise. Here are some of our favorites: Cucumber Coolers Strawberry Mezcaritas Grapefruit Spritzers Strawberry Mojitos Pimm’s Cup

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Rustic Apple Tart

This tart is fairly straight forward and a great way to use up apples. Rustic Apple Tart Dough 1 1/3 cup unbleached white flour 8 tbsp butter 1 egg yolk Pinch salt Ice water Filling 1/2 cup sugar, plus 2 … Continue reading

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No More Snow (Most Places)

After the long winter it is finally time to get back out in the garden. After a good bit of weeding and pruning I have most everything ready for spring. The garlic and carrots survived the heavy, late snowfalls and … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Shaking Off Winter

Is your grill still covered in snow? Then maybe bookmark this one for later. Spring is in full swing down here. Don’t be jealous. By mid-April we’ll probably need to turn our AC. Artichoke Bowls Grilled Truffled Fingerling Potatoes Salmon … Continue reading

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Warm Pear Salad

We concocted this on a day so cold, we even wanted our salad to warm us up. Warm Pear Salad 1 bosc pear, thinly sliced and cored (Peeled or unpeeled) 2 tbsp butter 1 tbsp fig jam 4 oz blue … Continue reading

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Roast Red Snapper with Fennel

This is an easy and tasty way to prepare a whole red snapper. Roasted Whole Red Snapper with Fennel 2-3 lb whole red snapper 2 bulbs fennel 1 lemon sliced into thin rounds 4-5 cloves garlic cut into thin slivers … Continue reading

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