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Summer vegetables roasted in a cast iron skillet with toasted breadcrumbs.

Vegetable Gratin

A vegetable gratin without cream that’s bursting with flavor from fresh summer produce like squash, tomatoes, peppers, and onions. Is your summer produce overflowing? Do you have zucchini threatening to take over your yard? That’s what happens when you have a garden and lots of sunshine and rain and nice, warm temperatures. A few weeks …

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Prosciutto wrapped asparagus crispy from the grill and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese is one of our favorite and easiest appetizers!

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto wrapped asparagus crispy from the grill and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese is one of our favorite and easiest appetizers! The plate is empty almost before it hits the table.  I admit it, we have a thing for prosciutto: Prosciutto with Pears, Arugula, and Goat Cheese; Prosciutto, Arugula, and Cheese; Fig Jam, Caramelized Onion, and Prosciutto …

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This colorful Pesto Pasta Salad features a zippy lemon basil pesto salad dressing, along with bowtie pasta, sundried tomatoes, asparagus, artichoke hearts, and more lemon zest...it's overflowing with flavor and color and pizazz!

Pesto Pasta Salad

This colorful Pesto Pasta Salad features a zippy lemon basil pesto salad dressing, along with bowtie pasta, sundried tomatoes, asparagus, artichoke hearts, and more lemon zest…it’s overflowing with flavor and color and pizazz! Lemon Basil Pesto Pasta Salad…you know you can’t resist a pasta salad with a name like that. It’s superb and has a …

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Shrimp and Pineapple Stir-fry

Shrimp and Pineapple Stir-fry

Sometimes a simple dish can transport you to another time and place, evoking memories of smells or tastes, and allowing your mind to wander and dream. The bright, tropical flavors of this shrimp and pineapple stir-fry bring to mind a warm, breezy island with a fresh dinner right on the beach, candles flickering in the …

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Farro and Vegetable Salad

Farro and Vegetable Salad

Do you ever just want to eat a bowl of fresh vegetables? That’s how we felt a couple of weeks ago. We’d had a pretty indulgent weekend with a large wedding shower for Brian and Caroline and a houseful of company. Lots of food, lots of wine, and lots of fun! But, on Monday we …

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