Archive | July, 2010


Cooling off with a Greek Salad

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 eat with our dinner. Two out three kids love salads, especially when it’s crunchy and has plenty of […]

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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 little, on an assortment of foods and flavors. I especially love dips, cheesy-gooey dips. We’ve all variations […]

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Cinnamon Fig Jam

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 out of town, and that means I can go to town and work some magic […]

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Steak Salad with Parmesan and Dijon Vinaigrette

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 next day’s lunch or dinner. And if you have some spare meat, whether it’s beef, […]

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