07

Jan

2018

Ricotta is Good for A Lot More Than Pasta

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I recently made homemade ricotta and was looking for some new, unique ways to put it to use. This yummy recipe from CookingLight.com was the perfect breakfast/brunch choice. It’s a refreshing change from Avo Toast. Open-Faced Sandwiches with Ricotta, Arugula, and Fried Egg 4 (2-ounce) slices C...
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05

Jan

2018

Homemade Ricotta

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I know what you’re thinking…”why spend a lot of time and energy making ricotta at home when you can spend a few bucks and buy ricotta in the store?” If you don’t want to take on this process purely for the sake of bragging that you made  homemade ricotta, then do it be...
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02

Jan

2018

Guacamole with a Kick

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Mexican food is probably one of my favorite foods and guacamole is a MUST to accompany any Mexican food or just as a snack. Full disclosure…this recipe will make you think you can eat all the guacamole you want. Truth is, you can have too much of a good thing, so, as in everything else, [&hell...
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23

Jan

2017

Salmon and Tomato/Olive Salsa with Lemon Cream

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Sorry for the long delay in sharing savory, yummy, crazy delicious recipes. We’ve been a bit busy with a house remodel, raising twin silver labs that are now a year old, and busy with our real jobs. With all the craziness, sometimes one needs a new recipe to bring sanity and normality. Crazy, ...
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16

Jun

2015

Meatless Monday

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Summer grilling and Meatless Monday don’t have to be mutually exclusive. This sandwich recipe I found from June 2009 Bon Appétit (I’ve made a few changes), will have even the carnivores in the family asking for it again. It combines meaty portobello mushrooms with grilled peppers, fresh...
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29

May

2015

Grilling Season is Here

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Grilling season is here and if you’re looking for light, farmers market fresh, delicious vegetarian options, check this out. The flavors work perfectly together…a little tangy, creamy and savory, all in one. I’m sure you’ll love these flavors of summer mixed together just as ...
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12

May

2014

Birthday Party Crème Brûlée

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A dear friend, who’s like family to us, recently celebrated a birthday. I offered to bring dessert. “Crème Brûlée?”, I ask. What person in their right mind would turn that down?! “Lemon or chocolate?” I ask. The answer was “both”! Crème Brûlée has al...
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10

Mar

2014

Scrambled Eggs on Goat Cheese Toasts

Posted by admin_mdw

Breakfast is a rare occurrence around our house, especially weekdays. But when weekends roll around, we usually sleep as long as we can, go on a walk with the dog (combined with a coffee run) and generally waste time doing nothing. By the time we get back home, it’s close to lunch but not read...
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