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Lemon Garlic Herb Marinated Olives with Feta

Lemon Garlic Herb Marinated Olives with Feta

| October 14, 2013 | 42 Comments

Looking for a simple, delicious appetizer? Lemon Garlic Herb Marinated Olives with Feta are quick and easy — but your guests don’t need to know that! When you are throwing a party, you want your menu to be unforgettably good — but not so complicated that you stress out the whole time. That’s where having […]

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Honey Glazed Chicken Wings

Honey Glazed Chicken Wings

| October 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

These Honey Glazed Chicken Wings are a perfect bite for game day. Between you and I, I am super excited for fall TV. I’m no couch potato, but I do love to lose myself in good, engaging, escapism shows at night. See, in summertime, I rarely watch television. We’re too busy enjoying the beach and […]

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Garlic Scape Garbanzo Bean Dip

Garlic Scape Garbanzo Bean Dip

| June 26, 2013 | 3 Comments

My cousins have an organic farm, and for years we’ve gotten most of our veggies there every summer. We look forward to their amazing eggs, their huge heirloom tomatoes and their wonderful variety of greens every summer. But despite the fact that some years they grow garlic, I had to get my garlic scapes elsewhere. […]

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Itty Bitty Raisin Biscuits

Itty Bitty Raisin Biscuits

| May 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

The first time I made biscuits I was in my teens — or maybe younger — and used the same mix we made pancakes from. After spying the recipe on the box, I couldn’t help but try making them — even if it felt a little illicit to be using our pancake mix in a […]

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Grilled Garlic Butter Clams

Grilled Garlic Butter Clams

| May 8, 2013 | 3 Comments

Grilled clams are a great way to enjoy fresh seafood in the summer without heating up the house. These Grilled Garlic Butter Clams are always a hit. New England summers have always meant copious amounts of seafood for me. And this year is no different — so as soon as the temperatures hit that comfortable […]

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Farro Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers with Ricotta Salata

Farro Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers with Ricotta Salata

| February 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

Last summer, I discovered farro and fell in love. It’s an ancient grain that’s a form of wheat that can be enjoyed hot or cold. But what I don’t love about it is that it takes a bit of planning to make. See, farro typically has to cook for an hour before it’s tender and […]

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Creamy Artichoke Dip with Basil

Creamy Artichoke Dip with Basil

| January 29, 2013 | 3 Comments

Over the weekend (or was it last night?), I suddenly realized that the Super Bowl is this weekend. As in just a few days away. And we don’t even know where we’ll be watching it yet. Oh my. So, by extension, I also don’t know what I am making yet — no Super Bowl recipe […]

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Cheddar Ham Rolls

Cheddar Ham Rolls

| December 31, 2012 | 3 Comments

As I stood at the stove this morning, heating water for oatmeal and listening to the kids, I realized that we are finally there — the last day of 2012. I smiled, watching the bubbles form and rise in the pot. While I know it’s just a day, the symbolic change of 2012 to 2013 […]

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Smoked Salmon and Tarragon Egg Salad Crostini

Smoked Salmon and Tarragon Egg Salad Crostini

| December 11, 2012 | 3 Comments

Sunday was to be the day that I decorated our porch for the holidays with lights and merriment. But then I spent hours Christmas shopping and returned as darkness was setting in. (For the record, that happens starting a little after 4 pm these days … the December darkness is a little maddening, to be […]

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Barbecue Meatballs Appetizer

Barbecue Meatballs Appetizer

| November 15, 2012 | 6 Comments

In a nutshell: Juicy barbecue seasoned meatballs are bathed in sweet honey barbecue sauce. Ok. Ok. Meatballs? For Thanksgiving? In barbecue sauce?!? Yes, I know it’s unusual — for Thanksgiving or otherwise. But these are seriously good — and they are just right for pre-big Thanksgiving dinner munching. Making these is simple and can be […]

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