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Turkey Meatballs in Apricot Sauce with Mint and Almonds

Okay, the name is a mouthful, but these Turkey Meatballs in Apricot Sauce with Mint and Almonds are really nice! From Martha Stewart Living, this recipe is a perfect transition into fall! Details and recipe below! Rating: A How to make it an A+:…

September 29, 2021

Fresh Corn Salad with Stone Fruit & Herbs

We are well into summer now, and I hope you’re enjoying the best of everything! Hot days, time swimming, fireworks, and all the fresh summer fruits and veggies! If you’re looking for a new way to put them together, check out this Better Homes…

July 10, 2021

Eggplant with Herbs and Crispy Garlic

I’m just flying through my newest Ottolenghi cookbook! This Eggplant with Herbs and Crispy Garlic is just so flavorful and takes me back to my London days! It’s also a great way to enjoy something healthy! Details below… Rating: A+ How to make it…

January 11, 2021

Strawberry Shortcake

Next to S’mores, Strawberry Shortcake might be the official dessert of Fourth of July and the summer season. This version, from Magnolia Table, is as basic as they come! You can’t really mess this one up, folks. Enjoy. Rating: A- How to make it…

July 5, 2020

Seared Salmon and Roasted Beets and Yogurt Vinaigrette

  The next installment of a perfect summer dinner party is this entree from O magazine. Oprah’s Seared Salmon and Roasted Beets and Yogurt Vinaigrette tastes of summer freshness! Mint tends to do that, but paired with a cooling yogurt sauce, a light salmon…

August 23, 2019

Summer Squash & Pecorino Pasta

  Who doesn’t love a summer pasta dish that takes minutes to prep and where the longest step is boiling some pasta! This Summer Squash & Pecorino Pasta, from Good Housekeeping, is a nice reminder that summer is meant to be low-maintenance and flavorful,…

August 9, 2019

Couscous with Pine Nuts and Mint

    This is another simple, but satisfying, recipe from Ina Garten’s book, Cooking For Jeffrey. The mint refreshes this side, and makes it summer-appropriate, even though, while it was cooking it, the butter, oil, chopped onion and chicken stock aromas were taking me straight to…

August 9, 2018

Fettuccine with Asparagus, Leeks, and Mint

    Another lame title from Real Simple, but another flavorful, EASY meal, fit for the whole family. (I scoop out a portion for my toddler before adding the red pepper flakes, but everything else, gets her stamp of approval.) If you’re looking for…

June 9, 2018

Salmon, Radish, and Bibb Salad with Herby Buttermilk Dressing

Yes, I know this recipe title is an uninspired mouthful. Blame Real Simple, not me. These days, they do not have titling or categorizing as their strong suits. In addition to the overly-descriptive header, this recipe is listed as a “Healthy Pick” and a “One…

June 7, 2018