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Grilled Island Chicken Recipe

It’s Tuesday afternoon and I am sitting in my home office, with The Beach Boys’ Sounds Of Summer playing in the background. Outside my open windows are a brilliant blue sky, bright sunlight and the sound of laughing children. It’s enough to make you throw open your arms and yell Welcome, springtime. This is weather that just …

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Taco Burger Recipe

Taco Burger Recipe

Tacos hold a very special place in my heart. Serious. Ever since I was little, something about the crunchy little shells filled with spicy meat, cheese, lettuce, tomato and hot taco sauce just made my mouth so darn happy. Better, more authentic tacos are excellent too, but the classic American family version with ground beef …

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Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers

Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers

Give your burgers a fun makeover by stuffing them with sharp, creamy blue cheese. These Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers are juicy perfection. It was a steamy, hot day today. It was one of those days where you just don’t know what to do with yourself. The kids and I ran errands, took a walk (what …

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Grilled Pole Beans

Grilled Pole Beans Recipe

It was a rare occasion the other day: I headed off to the local organic farmers market without any children in tow. That meant I could meander around and take things slow while I shopped for vegetables for dinner, something for lunch and a few things to add to an extra special gift basket I …

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Grilled Balsamic Chicken for Dinner

Grilled Balsamic Chicken

It’s grilling season! It’s grilling season! That’s exactly what I felt like shouting the first night of the season when cooking dinner outside. We’ve repeated our outdoor cooking almost every night since. I love grilling outside. The scent of cooking food wafting through the air, the sounds of crackling inside the grill, the wave of heat …

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Beer Steamed Clams

Beer Steamed Clams

Last week, we relaxed by the Connecticut shoreline. It’s something I have done summer after summer since I was a baby. And it’s something that I hope Will looks back on with fond memories when he’s an adult, just like I do. Some things have changed since childhood though. For instance, whereas my grandmother used …

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