Archive | July, 2010

Easy Peasy Greek Salad and Vinaigrette by

Cooling off with a Greek Salad

This version of the Greek salad highlights the flavors of the mediterranean: olive oil, basil and feta cheese. I admit that I am not big on salads. Especially for a meal. Not that I don’t like vegetables, I do. It’s just that salads don’t fill me up. Every night, we prepare a green salad to […]

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Lemon Blueberry Muffins by

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

These Lemon Blueberry Muffins are moist and not too sweet. The addition of lemon make them even more delicious. While most of the country is sweating and smoldering in the heat, here in San Diego we’ve had Spring weather with highs hovering around 70ºF. I am trying not to complain too much. Our hottest months […]

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Garlicky Spinach Dip with Hearts of Palm by

Garlicky Spinach Dip with Hearts of Palm

Move over spinach and artichoke dip, you’ve got to try this Garlicky Spinach Dip with Hearts of Palm. If I had to choose my favorite type of meal, you’d be surprised to hear that dessert is not my top pic. It’s appetizers. I love snacking on food, bite-sized treats that let you fill up, little by […]

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Cinnamon Fig Jam by

Cinnamon Fig Jam

This Cinnamon Fig Jam is an addicting and delicious jam accented with a hint of cinnamon. My neighbor has this glorious fig tree. It produces more figs than three households can handle. Usually, my husband and kids get ahold of these wonderful fruits before I can do anything with them. But, this week, my man is […]

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Steak Salad with Parmesan and Dijon Vinaigrette by

Steak Salad with Parmesan and Dijon Vinaigrette

The dreamy dijon vinaigrette and salad is a wonderful way to spruce up leftover steak. We’ve been grilling a lot this summer. Duh, it’s grilling season! And everything tastes better when it’s been cooked on an open flame! And because we love to grill, we tend to over-due it, cooking up extra portions for the […]

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