Monthly Archives: July 2011

Shrimp with Grilled Corn, Black Bean, and Jicama Salad

I was at a local cooking store a few weeks ago and as I was checking out a small cookbook caught my eye: Skinny Dips, which contains recipes for relatively light dips and salsas.  I bought it and have tried … Continue reading

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Grilled Bison Flank Steak with Chipotle Mashed Potatoes

Tonight’s dinner would make my mother proud.  I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned that I grew up in the midwest. I remember that my mother kept a spiral-bound notebook as a home-made calendar – she had a page for each … Continue reading

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A Healthier Pesto

I love pesto and have been playing around with recipes for several years.  I like it so much that I tend to pile it on whenever I use it, so I wanted to find a way to make it a … Continue reading

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I’ve been looking forward to the first batch of local tomatoes for months, and my patience was finally rewarded last week. I was expecting any tomatoes in my CSA veggie box until after the first of July, so it was … Continue reading

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Firefly Sweet-Tea Peach Popsicles

My friends seemed to like the idea of an adult popsicle, but I know that they don’t all like bourbon – and for better or worse my ginger peach bourbon popsicles have a strong bourbon flavor. One of my friends … Continue reading

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