Archives: summer recipes

Smoky Corn Quesadilla

June 24, 2018 | By andrea | Comments Off on Smoky Corn Quesadilla | Filed in: Mexican, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Southwestern.

The boys and I got stuck in late-afternoon traffic on Friday so I had to come up with a different dinner then what I had originally planned on making that evening. Since I’d had enough stress sitting in traffic with my learning-to-drive teenager at the wheel, I wanted to make something easy with ingredients I • Read More »

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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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Cedar-Planked Salmon with Red Pepper & Caper Sauce

June 7, 2013 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Fish, Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Recipes.

Salmon — famous in the Pacific Northwest — is my favorite type of fish, and cooking it on a cedar plank is my favorite method of cooking it. The plank not only keeps the fish moist because it protects it from the direct heat of the grill, but it infuses the salmon with a wonderful smoky flavor. The • Read More »

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