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Warm Balsamic Red Cabbage and Beet Salad

Warm Balsamic Red Cabbage and Beet Salad

| June 2, 2014 | 30 Comments

A mixture of red cabbage and freshly shredded beets combine with rich balsamic vinegar to create this warm summer salad – Warm Balsamic Red Cabbage and Beet Salad. This recipe was created for a client, but all opinions are my own. A few years ago, I planted rows of red cabbage in my garden. I […]

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Sesame Roll Recipe

Sesame Roll Recipe

| May 19, 2014 | 20 Comments

There’s nothing quite like the yeasty goodness of fresh, hot bread, right? This Sesame Roll recipe is pretty easy (the stand mixer does most the work!) and bakes up hot, firm rolls perfect for anything from your barbecue (bratwurst, I am looking at you).   Whenever people find out what I do for a living, I am […]

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Cauliflower Blueberry Couscous Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Cauliflower Blueberry Couscous Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

| February 2, 2014 | 21 Comments

This post is sponsored by US Highbush Blueberry Council in connection with the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. As the close of 2013 came, I found myself undergoing a major shift inside. It had a lot to do with health and career trajectory — for the last few years, I have struggled with my weight but couldn’t […]

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Kale Chimichurri Sauce

Kale Chimichurri Sauce

| September 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

This quick and easy recipe for Kale Chimichurri Sauce makes a tart, earthy sauce perfect for serving on beef, chicken, fish, salad and more. It’s good to do things that scare you. Doing so not only builds character but also builds your resiliency. It naturally raises your inner bar for fear, making you stronger. And […]

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Easy Refrigerator Peach Blueberry Jam

Easy Refrigerator Peach Blueberry Jam

| July 17, 2013 | 18 Comments

Who says jam making has to be time consuming? This Peach Blueberry Jam is a quick, simple, easy refrigerator jam perfect for summertime. Making fresh homemade jam is one of those summer things. Fruit that’s been ripened in the sun and picked at its ripest makes the best jams. In years past, I’ve made and […]

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Lobster Salad with Avocado, Feta and Lemon Vinaigrette

Lobster Salad with Avocado, Feta and Lemon Vinaigrette

| June 6, 2013 | 12 Comments

Lobster salad, anyone? Sure, this isn’t your standard lobster salad — but maybe it’s time to think outside the shell with avocado, red peppers and feta cheese. A tangy lemon vinaigrette brings the flavors together in an unforgettable summer salad. But first let’s talk lobster. Whenever we pass the lobster tanks at our local grocery […]

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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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Stress-Free Thanksgiving: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Onions, Bacon and Cranberries

Stress-Free Thanksgiving: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Onions, Bacon and Cranberries

| November 8, 2012 | 12 Comments

On Thanksgiving, my husband cooks our turkey. It goes in the countertop rotisserie and spins around, cooking for a few hours. It’s always juicy and so flavorful, and everyone dives for it. But me? I am all about the side dishes. There’s something exciting about a table loaded with squash, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green […]

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Stress-Free Thanksgiving: Cranberry Citrus Martini (and Don’t Forget the Drinks)

Stress-Free Thanksgiving: Cranberry Citrus Martini (and Don’t Forget the Drinks)

| November 7, 2012 | 3 Comments

Confession: I’ve been known to carefully plan holiday dinners but totally forget about drinks. Usually it’s my husband who clues into the conspicuous absence of beverages. He asks me if I bought anything to serve for drinks. And my response? Usually something like “Well, there’s water!” He’s not fond of that answer. Don’t worry — […]

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Tangy Cranberry Almond Coleslaw

Tangy Cranberry Almond Coleslaw

| July 31, 2012 | 6 Comments

Warm breezes, the sound of waves crashing on the shore, laughter … these are the things our happy summer celebrations are made of. And they are fueled by summer dinners where the chicken is grilled, the corn is freshly peeled and steamed and the salads are chilled. We had a bit of a celebration recently […]

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