Category Archives: condiments

Aug 1


Summertime is the right time to be Mediterranean.  It’s just too easy. Parsley from the garden.  Mint from the yard.  Tomatoes from the farmer’s market. Mouthwatering! Taboulehslightly adapted from Simply Recipes 2 cups water (or stock)1 teaspoon salt2 cups bulgur … Continue reading

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Jul 26

Chicken Bruschetta

We’ve been having some crazy weather this summer!  Well, it’s really been crazy for months now, but this summer has been interesting.  TONS of thunder and close, powerful lightning like I’ve never seen before.  I even know someone whose house … Continue reading

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Jul 13

Fried Zucchini Sticks with Sriracha Mayo

I’m a Trader Joe’s sucker. I go in with a list.  I really do.  And end up with about twice as much as what I intended to.  Kind of like Target, but strictly food items.I’m sure many of you have … Continue reading

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May 2

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing (and a Bloggers Bake for Hope reminder!)

FACT:  I have a love/hate relationship with ranch dressing.  Why, you ask? I love it because, well, it’s just delicious.  Rich, creamy, tasty… I hate it because it’s not exactly that great for you. So, I can feel a bit … Continue reading

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Apr 2

Raisin Glaze

So what’s on your Easter menu this coming weekend?   Deviled eggs?  Carrot cake?   Leg of lamb? (my personal Easter favorite…yum)   We know that ham is a common answer to this question, so I thought this recipe would … Continue reading

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Dec 13

Sunday dinner – delicious and cheap!

Even though it was 55 degrees out when we decorated our house and put up our tree, I still felt the Christmas spirit running through my veins.  What made it even better was that Bella was totally into it this … Continue reading

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Dec 5

Veggin’ out (Secret Recipe Club)

Every month I get more and more excited about the Secret Recipe Club.  I impatiently wait for my blog assignment, then hurry over to see all the fun recipes I have to choose from.  Kinda like a foodie version of … Continue reading

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Nov 7

Finger lickin’ good (Secret Recipe Club)

Another month, another exciting challenge with the Secret Recipe Club!  This was even more exciting than usual, because the blog assignment I received had endless wonderful possibilities.  Jane from The Heritage Cook has a delicious and diverse collection of recipes, which … Continue reading

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Sep 13

Got onions?

The weather is starting to change.  We’re heading into fall – my favorite season!  Temps are still in the low 80s here, but are predicted to drop to the 60s by the end of the week.  And I’m not complaining … Continue reading

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Aug 30

Presto – pesto!

Fresh herbs – ahhhh.  They smell so good.  They look so good.  And they die so fast.  At least mine do. One of the best ways to use them up before it’s too late is to make pesto.  Homemade pesto … Continue reading

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