Tag Archives: summer

Sunday Suppers: An Italian Summer

We wish we could spend some time in Italy this summer, but we’ll have to settle for cooking up an Italian feast instead. Fried Sage Leaves Eggplant Parmesan Or if you prefer something a little lighter Stuffed Eggplant Chocolate Figs … Continue reading

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Nectarines and Goat Cheese in Phyllo

This was a super simple dessert that made use of some frozen phyllo dough we had on hand. Nectarines and Goat Cheese in Phyllo Dough 20 sheets phyllo dough 3 nectarines, sliced 3 oz goat cheese, crumbled 4 tbsp butter … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Light Plates

We like light meals that show off fresh summer produce. Summer vegetables don’t need much help to shine. These simple recipes should hit the spot. Eggplant and Feta “Pizzas” Cherry Tomatoes in an Herb Vinaigrette Figs in a blanket

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Peach Shortcakes

This right here is why we don’t often have dessert in our household. It tastes too good, goes too fast and leaves us in a sugar stupor. But summer is long and peach season is all too short… Peach Shortcakes … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: More Goodies from the Grill

Grilling in the summer is kind of torture in these parts. Sure you keep the house cooler, but you have to stand in triple-digit heat, or close enough to it. Here are some recipes that reward your suffering. Grilled Whole … Continue reading

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Piscojito

This drink takes advantage of pisco, a clear brandy, to give the classic mojito a twist. Piscojito 2 oz pisco 1 oz simple syrup 1 oz lime juice 6-8 mint leaves 3 oz soda water Muddle the mint leaves with … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Summer’s Bounty

We love, love, love this time of year. OK, not the heat and the bugs and the humidity, but the vegetables we find in the garden and the fresh shelled peas we can buy at the farmers market. Almost makes … Continue reading

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Watermelon Limeade

The only thing better than eating a fresh juicy watermelon is drinking it. This beverage can be served nonalcoholic or with the clear liquor of your choosing. We chose rum. To juice the watermelon, puree in a blender and then … Continue reading

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Grilled Peaches with Bourbon

These are so simple you might be tempted to dress them up with fresh mint or mascarpone or chopped pecans. You better do it fast because we’ll be eating them hot off the grill in the meantime. Grilled Peaches 3-4 … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: (Almost) Summertime and The Living is Easy

We love grilling year round, but in the spring and summer it helps us keep the house cooler to fire up the grill or cook on the stovetop. Here’s a meal that won’t heat up the house. Blackened Salmon with … Continue reading

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