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Summer Eatin’

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Alright, I’m organizing my summer menu for this here blog and I need your opinion! What are your favorite summer foods? What do you crave the most these months? Anything in particular you’d like to see? And just go ahead and ignore how dirty my grill is.

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Curtis Stone Hates Me.

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Earlier this spring I became quickly obsessed with an old TLC show, “Take Home Chef.” We don’t have cable, so once I discovered the show in my Netflix streaming, I clicked play, and we fell in love. It had NOTHING to do with the cute host from Australia, Curtis Stone. Absolutely nothing. His tagline at […]

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Shrimp, Mushroom and Spinach Quesadillas

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Well, it’s been approximately 17 minutes since I last ate Mexican food and I’m beginning to twitch. (It wasn’t really 17 minutes you guys. It was last week. YOUUUU.) But honestly, when I’m meal planning my mind usually drifts over to a land of crunchy chips and fresh salsa, a hot mariachi band and rivers […]

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This Butter Be Good.

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Butter is such a summer food. Oh, it’s not? Hmmm. Well, I hereby declare BUTTER THE OFFICIAL SUMMER FOOD. Think about it, you can add almost anything to it, baste it over grilled meats or drizzle it over summer vegetables. I mean, I know it’s butter and all. But that’s just it. It’s BUTTER. I […]

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Chicken Koftas

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I’m a little nervous. You see, when we planted our vegetable garden we used our own compost along with fertilizer and manure for the bed. A nano second later we noticed sprouts appearing all OVER the bed. These weren’t seeds we planted you guys. These were volunteers. Intruders. Burglars. So we compared the sprouts to […]

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Tequila-Glazed Chicken Thighs

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Summer = new grill burners. Summer = admiring your freshly mowed lawn. Summer = spotting the first group of fireflies in your back yard and remembering childhood. Summer = squealing over the first green tomatoes in the garden. (well, I squealed. Aaron not so much.) Summer = husband’s homemade pineapple and tequila cocktails. Summer = […]

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