Archive for August, 2009

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Spiced Olive Oil and Pistachio Cookies

Spiced Olive Oil and Pistachio Cookies

The Olive Oil Granola recipe made me a convert – I’m now mildly obsessed with adding olive oil to all things sweet. I must admit that this obsession started way [...]

August 28, 2009 × 8 comments

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Summery Baked Tomatoes

Summery Baked Tomatoes

What happens when you take everything that’s fresh and colorful about summer and stuff it in a tomato? This amazingly light and flavorful dish – baked tomatoes stuffed with fresh [...]

August 26, 2009 × 11 comments

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Baked Turkey and Chorizo Meatballs

Baked Turkey and Chorizo Meatballs

I wonder how many variations of the meatball exist. Of course, there’s the traditional meatball with marinara that’s ladled over spaghetti – a classic. There are meatballs made of beef, [...]

August 21, 2009 × 9 comments

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Toasted Coconut & Almond Rice with Mint

Toasted Coconut & Almond Rice with Mint

After much Googling, I’ve finally found a CSA that I think I’ll like and that I don’t have to drive 30 miles to get to. Because it’s too hot and [...]

August 17, 2009 × 4 comments

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Tom’s Favorite Vietnamese Noodle Salad

Tom’s Favorite Vietnamese Noodle Salad

I rarely make the same thing twice in a month. Even rarer for me to make something four times in a month. And it’s quite possibly unheard of for me [...]

August 12, 2009 × 9 comments

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Pasta Salad w/Steak & Blue Cheese Avocado Dressing

Pasta Salad w/Steak & Blue Cheese Avocado Dressing

I don’t want to get into a whole thing about girly foods versus manly foods. As a woman, I do love my salads, dainty cheese tarts and chocolate. But not [...]

August 7, 2009 × 13 comments

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Lighter Summer Squash Red Curry with Basil

Lighter Summer Squash Red Curry with Basil

Another zucchini and squash recipe for those with an abundance of summer produce. One of my favorite dishes of all time is thick, rich Thai curry. I love the aromatic [...]

August 4, 2009 × 10 comments