Monthly Archives: July 2011

Spinach Caprese Salad

Is there anything simpler? Is there anything more magnificent? Can you think of anything more elegantly and naturally perfect? There’s not much to say about a beautiful caprese salad and yet there’s everything to say about it. There are very few … Continue reading

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House Cake

I admittedly have found very few recipes that rival the ease of cake mix in that time crunched “I need a cake!” moment.  If you’re one of my super awesome loyal readers, you’ll know that I rarely do cake recipes.  The reason for that … Continue reading

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Simple & Decadent Salted Caramel Popcorn

I love the warm aroma of the freshly popped popcorn and rich, buttery, dark brown sugary, delicious caramel as it meanders throughout our home. It’s the airy essence of your favorite family summer getaway and personally reminds me of the confectionery … Continue reading

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Wrapped: Southwest Style Vegetables with Summer Salsa.

    Summer is not my favorite season. There’s humidity and bugs and sunburn and bathing suits. Really, who’s a fan of those things? Summer does have some redeeming qualities, though, particularly when it comes to vegetarian cuisine and grilling. This … Continue reading

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Burger Pickles

No barbecue should be without pickles, it’s sort of an unwritten law of backyard barbecue entertaining.  Homemade pickles add intrigue and maybe even an element of (dare I say…) gourmet sophistication to your simple backyard barbecue. Not only are homemade pickles (pickled cucumbers, … Continue reading

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