Category Archives: lemon

Oct 11

Baked Salmon with Basil Mayonnaise & Tomatoes

It must be October!  I have my first cold of the season.  It’s actually more than just a cold…it feels like someone twisted my neck and upper back and then threw something at my head before sticking it down my … Continue reading

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Sep 6

Chicken Piccata

Yesterday was Bella’s first day of school.  I know many of you in different parts of the country have been back for a while, but not here in NJ…back to school is always after Labor Day. The last few weeks … Continue reading

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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 23

Lemon-Blueberry Crumb Bars

I know there are people out there who knock down New Jersey.  And I’ll assume that those people have never been here…because if they were, they’d know for sure that it’s pretty awesome. The “what exit are you?” jokes, along … Continue reading

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Jun 26

Edamame Hummus

Summer has begun and kids are families are migrating to the nearest body of water to beat the heat.  Whether it’s a pool, ocean, lake or a simple sprinkler, kids love it and get to stay cool and burn off … Continue reading

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Jun 22

Lemon-Lime Tea Cakes

I’m so glad I found this recipe.  And I wish I had one right about now. A dessert for Father’s Day brunch?  No problem.  I immediately thought – citrus, mini, light.  Bam. These were a HUGE hit.  And so easy … Continue reading

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May 18

Lemonade Sugar Cookies

What are the first words that pop into your head when you think of summertime?  There are so many things to choose from… Beach.  Pool.  Sun.  Hot.  Thirsty. Lemonade. Cookies.  (a year-round word, but go with it) Lemonade cookies? Oh, … Continue reading

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Apr 25

Cauliflower, Walnut & Parsley Salad

Anyone out there love raw veggies as much as me?  There’s just something so satisfying about that big, loud crunch…so, I try to find different ways to dress them up.   Sometimes straight up gets kind of boring, you know? … Continue reading

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Apr 18

Lemon & Dill Bean Salad

Beans, beans, good for your heart… …and good for a quick lunch, or side…and easy on the wallet…and delicious! LOVE this salad. Lemon & Dill Bean Salad from Mele Cotte 1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 2 tablespoons extra … Continue reading

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Apr 11

Shaved Asparagus Salad

What words pop into your mind when you’re thinking about spring?  I have a few: baseball (go YANKEES!)flowerscleaning (guess I should start my spring cleaning one of these days…)asparagus Yes, asparagus.  One of my favorite vegetables.  And perfect this time … Continue reading

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