Quinoa Pizza with Stone Fruit, Chiles, and Queso Fresco

GF Quinoa Pizza with Stone Fruit, Chiles, and Queso Fresco

September is proving to be magical – the weather and fresh produce are astounding. October is my favorite month, but September is a close second. It’s also time for another round of #EatSeasonal. I’m joining in with some of my favorite bloggers to share recipes using fruits and veggies that are available in September. The […]

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Tips for Making the Most of Local Food When You Travel

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Belgian Endive Ham Au Gratin

Belgian Endive Ham Au Gratin

I love autumn so much. I think that’s the sentiment of everyone right now. This year I almost wasn’t ready to let summer go, but now the leaves have turned. The air has a definite chill in it. We started sleeping with the down comforter plus an extra blanket a few nights ago. This afternoon I’ll […]

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Nectarine, Fennel, Arugula Salad with Ricotta Salata, Red Onion and Honey Wine Vinaigrette

Every once in awhile you meet a salad and you think, “This is my very favorite.”  Then you come across another salad and the same thing happens.  Well, friends, this salad is the salad that ended that for me.  This is my very, very favorite salad.  I’m ready to say my vows and pledge my […]

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Grilled Lamb Patties and 14 Hands Wine

  I enjoy the flavor wine imparts in my cooking, so I was happy to team up with 14 Hands Winery to do some summer grilling. They sent me some bottles of wine for me to experiment with. We’ve purchased 14 Hands for cooking before, and we’ve always been very satisfied with the results. I was very […]

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