Archive:  May, 2012

Quinoa Salad with Dried Cranberries and Pistachios

In Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Salads, Vegetarian
by Ann on 31/05
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I always think I could have a lot of fun cooking in the kitchen with Amee from  Amee’s Savory Dish.  Her culinary style is appealing, approachable, and doable…not… Read More »

Mom’s Classic Strawberry Shortcake

In Desserts, Fruits & Veggies
by Ann on 30/05
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Growing up, making strawberry shortcake was a tradition.  The only thing that might seem strange to some is that my family ate it for dinner–as the main course!… Read More »

Gluten-Free Almond-Coconut Strawberry Shortcakes

In Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 29/05
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Growing up, it was a tradition in my family to eat strawberry shortcake for dinner once or twice during the local strawberry season.  When I was first married,… Read More »

Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce

In Desserts, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 24/05
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Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce is one of my much-loved recipes for so many reasons.  First, it’s delicious. Moreover, the strawberry-rhubarb combination is a sweet harbinger of summer and a… Read More »

Whole Wheat Beer Bread

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Uncategorized
by Ann on 23/05
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Every summer growing up, I went to camp in Maine and made wonderful friends there, several with whom I am still close today.  One winter, I got to… Read More »

Green Rice

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Rice, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 22/05
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When I first made this rice, I was planning on making more of a pilaf, with sautéed kale and onions stirred into cooked rice.  Having just been used… Read More »

Grilled Asian Tuna with Avocado Wasabi Sauce

In Grilling, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 21/05
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Sitting at our sons’ lacrosse game, my friend, Christina, told me about a marinade that she had recently used on swordfish.  When the evening’s plans went awry and… Read More »

Avocado Wasabi Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas
by Ann on 21/05
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A simple wasabi sauce dresses up grilled tuna beautifully.  It is quick and easy and makes an otherwise unadorned tuna steak special.  Since I started making this with… Read More »

(Make-Ahead) Egg & Cheese Sandwiches with Prosciutto

In Breakfast Foods, Egg Dishes, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 20/05
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  When my sons were born, many friends were kind enough to drop off dinner.  I often wondered how I ever would have gotten dinner on the table… Read More »

Asiago Asparagus

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 18/05
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Asiago cheese is a wonderful alternative to Parmesan and ramps up the flavor of simply roasted asparagus beautifully.  This is one of those easy side dishes that doesn’t… Read More »