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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic and Basil

This is a celebration of simple, natural flavors — perfect for when produce is at its peak. Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic and Basil is a delight. Sometimes, simplicity is the best thing for food. At home, I often rely on simple flavors — especially during the growing and harvest season. Tomatoes with a sprinkling …

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Roasted Tomato Marinara Sauce with Garlic, Onion and Basil

This robust Roasted Tomato Marinara Sauce with Garlic, Onion and Basil makes good use of in-season tomatoes and is perfect for freezing to enjoy later. Confession: I keep glass jars and use them to store things. This old marinara jar was perfect for storing my homemade marinara sauce in the fridge or freezer. When we …

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Homemade Strawberry Sauce

Fresh strawberries, sugar and lemon juice are all that’s needed to make a batch of this sweet strawberry sauce — perfect for spooning onto waffles, pancakes, angel food cake and more. If early summer has a flavor, it might just be strawberry. It’s the fragrant reminder of childhood treks through strawberry fields and trips to …

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Bacon Burger Salad with Gouda Cheese Sauce

Don’t limit your burger potential! Grill up a well-seasoned patty and serve it on a bed of greens with gouda cheese sauce for a delicious dinner. This Bacon Burger Salad has it all! This post is part of a kick-butt burger grill giveaway hosted by GirlCarnivore but the burger epicness is all my own. I …

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Roasted Red Pepper, Radish Greens and Garlic Sauce

Roasted Red Pepper, Radish Greens and Garlic Sauce uses the edible tops of radishes to make a delectable sauce. Try it on steak, chicken or fish. When we lived in Connecticut, I didn’t always feel like I fit in. Back then — in the first decade of the 2000s — the great buzz phrase was …

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Homemade Cranberry Sauce with Apples and Cinnamon

Tart cranberries are mellowed in this homemade whole berry cranberry sauce featuring apples and cinnamon, which lend a warm flavor. Delightful with your holiday turkey. The giant bag of cranberries at the warehouse club we belong to caught my eye. “That’s a lot of cranberries,” my daughter Paige, who’s 10, said as I plunked it …

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