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Grilled Mahi Mahi with Cucumber Avocado Pesto “Salsa”

No matter how precise the recipe there always seems to be that table spoon or two of pesto, tapenade, tahini, remoulade, or some other sauce leftover in the fridge. If you are a bread eater, the easiest thing to do … Continue reading

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Eggplant “Tartine” with Tomatoes, Olives, and Cucumbers

French Fridays is making my transition back to blogging so easy.  This week is another simple dish using mostly ingredients that were on hand and two fresh from the garden, tomatoes and oregano. Dorie’s “tartine” in this case is not presented … Continue reading

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French Fridays with Dorie: Minted Zucchini Tagliatelle with Cucumbers and Lemon

Doristas I’m back! And I promise it’s for good. What have I been doing for 5 months? Well, clearly not blogging. More on this in later posts but to catch you up with the Twitter-sized version: lost 20 pounds, dropped … Continue reading

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Dinner Diary: The morning after the day before

[This is a long post, but when you get close to the end, there is a new sangria recipe…] I should have taken a picture of the hosts’ kitchen last night around 11PM. It’s always like this after a big … Continue reading

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Pickled Vegetables

This past week, between being out of town for several days and work, there has not been a lot of time to cook. I’ll leave you with a picture and short description of the pickled vegetables I made using Virginia … Continue reading

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Summer Salad

I was inspired to make this salad by Catering by Culinaire of Houston Texas . They prepared a summer mosaic salad for a wine dinner featuring local produce and Blue Heron Farm goat cheese. (If you are on Facebook, friend … Continue reading

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