Tag Archives: summer

Sunday Suppers: So Long Summer

Labor Day weekend might be the symbolic end of summer, but we expect to be sweating for the next few weeks. Still we can pretend that the pool and grill will soon be covered, that leaves are ready to fall … Continue reading

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Blackberry and Peach Cobbler

We think few things are better than a fruit cobbler in the summer. Blackberries are long gone by the time peaches arrive here, so we dug into the freezer. The filling takes awhile to cook down, but anyone who’s ever … Continue reading

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Roasted Grapes with Figs and Pecans

These are insanely delicious. Remember to buy seedless grapes or they will be decidedly less delicious. Roasted Grapes with Figs and Pecans 3 cups seedless red grapes 1 pint fresh figs scant third cup honey 1/2 cup pecan halves 1 … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Tomato Time Part Two

You didn’t think we’d do just one post extolling the virtue of summer tomatoes? Here are some more of our favorites, like breaded tomatoes pictured above. Tomatoes baked with Goat Cheese and Anchovies  Roasted Tomato Macaroni and Cheese Roasted Tomato … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Tomato Time Part One

Tomatoes are only truly delicious for a short time of the year. These meals make the most of juicy tomatoes straight from the garden. Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Roasted Tomatoes and Squash Tomato Bacon Quiche Tomato and Squash Bake Tomato … Continue reading

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Figs with Honey, Olive Oil and Sea Salt

Figs are really starting to come in down here and one of Katherine’s coworkers brought her a batch he’d pick from his own tree. They needed to be eaten that night, but who has time for elaborate desserts after work? … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: The Summer Salad Edition

Young Wifey gave us this idea when she did a roundup on all of her favorite summer salads. Each one looked fantastic. Since we’re still in picnic and cookout season, we thought we’d share our favorite summer salads too. We … Continue reading

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Warm Figs and Prosciutto

This isn’t really a recipe. For us it was an epiphany. We’ve baked figs, caramelized them, wrapped them in phyllo, cooked them into jam, served them over ice cream, stuffed them with chocolate, grilled them, plopped them in drinks, served … Continue reading

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Watermelon and Wine Spritzers

We bought a new variety of watermelon (orange!) at the farmers market. We hated it. We bought a new white wine at the liquor store. We hated it. We put them together to create a new drink. We loved it. … Continue reading

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Keen on Peaches

Last year we barely saw any peaches worth buying, which is a crying shame considering how far south we live. (We buy ours from local farmers, but we’re aware some fruit has been subject to recall.) We’re having fun eating … Continue reading

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