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Flaky Spinach Garlic Rounds

These Flaky Spinach Garlic Rounds look impressive but are so easy to toss together. You might even have all the ingredients on hand. Why not make some soon? We’re entering spring now. In Maine, that really means mud season — a still chilly time of year when the ground thaws and the snow melts, creating …

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Farmer’s Market Panzanella Salad

This easy Panzanella salad recipe combines fresh flavors of farmers market vegetables with toasted bread and a red wine vinaigrette. A delightful dish! Torn bits of toasted bread. Fresh tomatoes, corn, peppers, carrots, cucumbers, basil. A red wine vinaigrette. This salad is simple but comes together in the most extraordinary of ways. And with many …

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Easy Chicken Souvlaki Recipe

Chicken tenders are marinated in a tangy mixture of lemon, olive oil and spices in this easy recipe for chicken souvlaki. Marinated chicken. Something carb based. A salad of some sort. Those are the things I try to make every week for lunches. My weekly lunch meal prep sessions take a few hours of cooking …

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Seasoned Rice Noodle Salad

Filled with sweet bell peppers, pea shoots and scallions, this easy recipe for Seasoned Rice Noodle Salad is excellent served with warm chicken. Spring is setting in here in Maine. Well, spring as we know it. Here, the last days of March through April is known as mud season. Some call it our fifth season, …

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Pickled Red Cabbage on a Quinoa Bowl

Pickled Red Cabbage

When I saw the heads of red cabbage at the farmers market recently, images of pickled red cabbage danced in my head. It’s been eons since I’ve had pickled cabbage and I do so love making pickled veggies. (Those dilly beans!) This recipe isn’t the sweet variety of pickled cabbage (like you’d find jarred in …

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