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Tuesday, September 11, 2012


This chilled vegetable soup is the perfect light and refreshing meal or side dish during the heat of summer and a great way to use up tomatoes and cucumbers from your garden or market.

Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

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This lemon-thyme-honey vinaigrette is light, refreshing and easy to make. I tossed my salad with apple, Havarti cheese, asparagus and pumpkin seeds but you can add whatever ingredients you would like.

Basic Salad Vinaigrette

Monday, April 5, 2010


The great thing about this vinaigrette is that you can adjust the ratio of the ingredients to season the dressing to your taste. I have found that it is best to start by adding small quantities of each ingredient because it is easier to add more of something than to "fix" it once you have added too much.

Herbes de Provence Pork Chops

Monday, March 8, 2010

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Herbes de Provence is a mixture of dried herbs from Provence, a region of southern France. It is often used when grilling fish and meats and makes a great combo with these pork chops. We like to serve the pork over a spinach salad or with garlic mashers and roasted veggies.

Insalata Caprese

Saturday, February 27, 2010


This colorful salad of tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil has become one of the iconic foods of Italian cuisine and is a staple in Italy and in Italian restaurants around the world. It is simple to make and the perfect light starter to many meals.

Easy Pizza Crust

Monday, February 22, 2010


I like to use the sourdough pizza crust but when I need a crust at the last minute and don't have time to do the sourdough version, I use this recipe.

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