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Marinated Feta

People need munchies while they wait for that big holiday meal. This year we went with a Mediterranean-themed appetizer spread on Thanksgiving because Katherine’s colleague used to work for an olive distributor. Hey, we find inspiration everywhere. This is colorful, … 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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Polenta Bites with Pepper Jam and Ham

This is a simple appetizer or first course that can be made ahead and brought back to heat when ready to serve. Polenta Bites with Pepper Jam and Ham 1 batch polenta roughly 1/2 cup thinly sliced ham roughly 1/2 … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Surviving Game Day

We don’t often have sporting events on in our house. But we do love an excuse for a party and we hear there’s a good one in early February. Here are some options for your Game Day. From fire-roasted cocktail … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon

We’ve wanted to jazz up our deviled eggs ever since Jed over at Sports Glutton posted a fantastic looking recipe for jalapeno deviled eggs with candied bacon way back in December. What can we say sometimes recipes stick in our … Continue reading

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Edamame Tahini Spread

This is a nice alternative to traditional hummus, but we won’t call it a hummus because we’re stubborn like that. Hummus needs chick peas. Serve this with roti or pita bread. Edamame Tahini Spread 16 oz edamame juice from one … Continue reading

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Lean, Mean and Green

We’re eating all the greens we can lately. It seems like they’re here and gone in a flash each year. Salads are an event in May and June when our arugula plant is going gangbusters — we made prosciutto pizza … Continue reading

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