Archive for June, 2012
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Roasted Garlic Bruschetta

Want to hear a funny story?  Last week I was at Sams alone (being alone anytime, anywhere is unusual for the summertime), and remembered I needed a couple of cloves of garlic for a recipe…. Read more »

June 26, 2012 | Snacks & Drinks
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Caprese Salad

All my favorite summer dishes involve tomatoes, and a simple Caprese Salad is just wonderful with fresh from the garden, vine ripe, tomatoes.  I used some from the garden (I didn’t have enough, boo) and… Read more »

June 25, 2012 | Soup and Salad
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Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken

Why don’t I cook this dish more often?  It’s so good, not to mention easy.  And my kids like it, too.  It’s got roasted garlic, white wine, and rosemary….3 of my favorite things!  

June 21, 2012 | Main Dishes
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Pesto Roasted Chicken Salad

Remember the Creamy Lemon Basil Potato Salad from last week?  I had leftover dressing that I added to some lettuce, sugar snap peas, tomatoes, and rotisserie chicken to make the most delicious salad! Oh, and… Read more »

June 18, 2012 | Soup and Salad
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Chocolate Chip Brownie Pie

Brownies. Chocolate chips. Sweetened condensed milk.  Do I need to go any further?     I don’t typically use a brownie mix because these brownies are incredible, and just as easy as a box.   TIP:… Read more »

June 15, 2012 | Desserts
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Creamy Lemon Basil Potato Salad

I went to the farmers’ market earlier this week and I couldn’t resist the little purple potatoes.   They are so cute!  They came in a quart with baby yukon golds which made a perfect mix… Read more »

June 14, 2012 | Sides, Soup and Salad
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Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Pita

I loved eating such a light sandwich outside on this warm evening!  John’s out of town, so the kids ate the chicken legs (if only I could find a chicken with 3 legs) and some… Read more »

June 13, 2012 | Sandwiches
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Turkey and Black Bean Nachos

My oldest daughter has always been our adventurous eater.  We exposed her to all sorts of different kinds of restaurants and foods when she was a toddler, and she just ate whatever we gave her. … Read more »

June 6, 2012 | Main Dishes, Snacks & Drinks
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Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

Tonight we had Turkey Nachos, but instead of regular chips I made Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips.  I don’t have any nutritional information, but these chips must be better for you than store bought chips.  And… Read more »

June 5, 2012 | Snacks & Drinks