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Vegan Hemp Heart Pesto

By On July 12, 2018

I may have mentioned this before on the blog, but I once went on a date with a man who referred to the fourth of July as the half-way point of summer.… Read More

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White Bean “Tabbouleh” with Avocado Dressing

By On June 28, 2018

A few months ago, my husband and I traveled to Italy to visit our younger daughter who was spending a semester “studying” in Florence.  While of course she was “studying”, there was… Read More

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Southwest Quinoa Salad

By On June 7, 2018

There are a few personal items that I find worth splurging on from time to time.  If I had to pick the item I am particularly passionate about, it would be handbags.… Read More

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Mexican Street Corn Salad

By On April 26, 2018

Next weekend, I am co-hosting a bridal shower for our niece at the home of one of my sister in law’s besties, Susan.  Susan is an incredible cook and caterer and I… Read More

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Lentil Chili

By On September 21, 2017

If someone were to ask me to name my favorite season, I would answer that without a doubt it is Autumn.  Guess which season coincidentally begins today? What is it about Autumn… Read More

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Fusilli with Eggplant, Fresh Tomatoes & Parsley

By On August 31, 2017

When I was in elementary school, my best friend lived just a few houses away.  Although we were a year apart in age, we were thick as thieves, walking to school together… Read More

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Sweet Potato Nests & Eggs

By On April 13, 2017

If you slice a vegetable and put it in your toaster to cook, can you really call it “toast”?  I ask this because in case you haven’t heard, sweet potato “toast” is a… Read More

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Maple Roasted Carrot Salad

By On November 17, 2016

Let me ask a question. Do you have salad with your Thanksgiving meal? My mother used to prepare a garden salad for our dinner almost every night that I can remember. Nothing… Read More

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Easy Spanokopita Tart

By On November 10, 2016

I don’t want to bring politics into this blog, but this has been a week to end all weeks for this nation.  Launching into a little discussion about wilting spinach and making… Read More

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Falafel Bulgur Salad

By On October 27, 2016

Does anyone remember the line in the HBO classic, “Sex and the City” when Charlotte, seated at the infamous coffee shop table the ladies frequented for brunch, says the line, “My hair… Read More

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Carrot Ginger Soup

By On September 29, 2016

To get to our daughter’s college in Pennsylvania, it isn’t necessary to drive through the state of New Jersey, but that is exactly what we did last Friday.  My husband needed to… Read More

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Armenian Cucumber & Tomato Salad

By On August 4, 2016

Eight years ago, my family and I fulfilled a longstanding dream of mine to visit Armenia. Forty-eight parishioners from our church travelled together and experienced a trip of a lifetime as we… Read More