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Frozen Mango Slushy

What do you do with a few mangoes and some rum? Blend them together of course. Mango Slushy 3 cups mango skinned and diced into chunks 3 cups ice 3 cups light rum 1 cup triple sec 2 tbsp ginger … Continue reading

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Mint Granita

Our mint plant is already on a roll and we love coming up with ways to use the leaves. The stems and leaves can be used in this simple recipe. The recipe below is for a small batch, but can … Continue reading

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Watermelon and Raspberry Granita

We planted our watermelon late, so we’re still harvesting it. Those of you reaching for your fall sweaters can bookmark this for next year. Watermelon and Raspberry Granita 12 ounces raspberries, fresh or frozen juice from one lime 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Strawberry Combos

The bubbly is optional, dental floss is not. Chocolate-Filled Strawberries 20 medium strawberries 4 ounces dark chocolate 2 tbsp finely chopped almonds 1.5 tbsp butter 1 tbsp Amaretto Wash and hull strawberries. Scoop out about a teaspoon of the top, … Continue reading

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Lemon Basil Granita

We have a lot of lemon juice after making a batch of limoncello recently. We wanted a lemon dessert that was light and summery and this fit the bill. The recipe below serves about four. Lemon Basil Granita 1 1/3 … Continue reading

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Blackberry Granita with Honey

By Katherine We love granita for so many reasons. The icy concoction is tasty and simple and helps make the most of a bumper berry crop. Greg picked up a flat recently at the farmers market that was perfect for … Continue reading

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Strawberrry Balsamic Granita

While basil is a more classic pairing, the mint in our yard has already reached gargantuan proportions. It worked wonderfully with the balsamic and local strawberries. Strawberry Balsamic Granita 1 cup hot water 2/3- 3/4 cup sugar 2 tbsp balsamic … Continue reading

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Banana Daiquiri for One

By Katherine We hardly ever have bananas in the house, because Greg hates them and trying to eat a bunch before they go brown is too challenging for me. Also, he won’t kiss me after I eat one until I … Continue reading

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The recipe that will change how you look at frozen veggies forever

Never in a million years would we have thought of this one on our own and considering how highly original we are, that’s saying a lot. We saw this recipe for roasted lima beans over at She Cooks … He … Continue reading

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Spice Rubbed Pork Chops

Tonight I grilled pork chops rubbed with spice for dinner. Even though the dish is simple and fast it can still be quite impressive. Depending on your taste the spice rub can be hot or mild and since pork really … Continue reading

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