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Herb Deviled Eggs

June 21, 2013 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Appetizer, Eggs, Recipes, Side Dish, Snack, Vegetarian.

I never met a deviled egg I didn’t like. Seriously, I  love all versions of this classic summer potluck staple! This particular version sports tangy dill pickles, Dijon mustard and white wine vinegar, a punch of flavor from fresh herbs, and a bit of heat from cayenne pepper. Feel free to add more dill and/or chives if • Read More »

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Grilled Vegetable Platter with Picnic Vinaigrette

August 20, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Grilled Vegetable Platter with Picnic Vinaigrette | Filed in: Grilling/BBQ, Recipes, Side Dish, Summer, Vegetable, Vegetarian.

It’s time to seek out your nearest farmers’ market or farm stand and load up on fresh produce! This versatile recipe for grilled veggies is a perfect way to take advantage of the wonderful summer harvest, and can be served as a side dish to any grilled meat, or added to pastas and paninis. Simple flavors, but oh so tasty! The recipe • Read More »

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Summer Wheat Berry Salad

August 17, 2012 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Recipes, Salad, Side Dish, Summer, Vegetarian.

This simple summery salad is packed with fiber and flavor, and was the perfect lunch on a recent picnic at the beach. I especially love the texture of the chewy wheat berries. It’s also a versatile salad that you can build on — Feta or goat cheese would be great additions, as well as green • Read More »

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Blue Cheese Chicken Salad Sandwiches

May 20, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Blue Cheese Chicken Salad Sandwiches | Filed in: Chicken, Recipes, Salad, Sandwich.

This recipe is a great updated version of a classic chicken salad sandwich. Flavorful blue cheese, chopped tarragon, freshly squeezed lemon juice and sliced green onions add loads of flavor. The recipe calls for sprinkling the blue cheese on top of the chicken salad but I prefer mixing the blue cheese into the salad so you • Read More »

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Caprese BLT Sandwiches

October 7, 2010 | By andrea | 9 Comments | Filed in: Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich.

Words cannot describe how much I love this sandwich…it’s one of my favorite sandwiches EVER! You may be thinking to yourself that it’s just a sandwich. But that’s where you’re wrong. It’s not just a sandwich…it’s a REALLY, REALLY GOOD SANDWICH: Ciabbata bread spread with a delicious basil mayonnaise and layered with ripe tomato slices, fresh mozzarella, • Read More »

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Curried Stuffed Eggs

March 30, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Appetizer, Eggs, Recipes, Snack.

I love deviled eggs and I love curry, so it pretty much was a given that I would love the two combined. This recipe is a fun twist on a classic! Major Grey’s chutney is a type of chutney, not a brand. If you don’t have it (or can’t find it), the eggs will still • Read More »

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