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Chilled Cucumber Soup

We got a ton of cucumbers from the garden. What to do, what to do. Chilled Cucumber Soup 2 1/2 lbs cucumbers seeded and chopped roughly 1 1/2 cups non fat Greek Yogurt 1/3-1 cup buttermilk 2 tbsp chopped fresh … Continue reading

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Fresh Blueberry Cheesecake

The blueberry bushes are really at peak production and there are too many berries to eat slowly. This is my type of problem. Blueberry Cheesecake Sauce 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries 1/4 cup sugar 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp … Continue reading

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Broiled Oysters on the Half Shell

Here is a simple way to enjoy fresh oysters if someone prefers them cooked and someone else prefers them raw. If you do not know how to shuck an oyster go here. If you do not have an oyster knife … Continue reading

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Steak with Heirloom Tomato Salad

This requires ripe yellow, red and green tomatoes. A really good cut of steak is also a good idea. Steak with Heirloom Sliced Tomato Salad 1/2 lb steak per person Assortment of heirloom tomatoes sliced 1/4″ thick 6-12 basil leaves … Continue reading

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Fava Bean and Fennel Slaw

This is a fantastic salad that goes well with many grilled meats, fish especially. When choosing fava beans pick the youngest possible. If the beans are not bright green inside remove the white second shell as well. Fava and Fennel … Continue reading

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Grilled Sea Bass with Corn Salsa

Here is a simple way to grill really fresh sea bass. Grilled Sea Bass with Corn Salsa for spice rub 1 lb sea bass fillet about 1 1/2″ thick at center 1/2 tsp coriander seeds 2 chili de arbols 1/4 … Continue reading

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Pasta Alla Norma

This is a quick and simple way to use an eggplant. The sauce is fantastic over fusilli pasta but any long thick noodle will work. The recipe was inspired by the New York Times one here. Pasta All Norma 1 … Continue reading

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