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Cool Poached Salmon with Lemon & Mint Tzatizki

This as a very elegant, simple, warm weather meal – lunch or dinner. It is basically a do-ahead success from the get go! Add a simple side salad of mixed baby greens with Arugula, a sprinkle of feta cheese, “Craisins”,

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Great Grillin’ Burgers

It’s simply that time of year – when grillin’ seems as natural as afternoon thunderstorms and cut-it-with-a-knife humidity…so when you’re planning on burger-ing up, give this recipe a try. I’ve been playing around with this meat combo and trying a

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Whole Boneless Rib-eye with Sides

This time of year, everyone wants a picture – perfect, grand meal, but NO ONE wants – or has the time – to go through the grandiose process of preparing it. Here’s one wonderful meal to satisfy that Christmas vision

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

OK, time to start thinking about what side dishes to have with your turkey. We’re always looking to stretch the boundaries of taste and imagination, but will keep it a bit simple for the sake of sanity at this insanely – wonderful time of

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Thai Satay Peanut Sauce

If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by the number of herbs and spices called for by several recipes for authentic Thai peanut sauce, here’s a really  simple and very delicious alternative recipe. All the herbs and spices are found in commercial Thai red

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Smoked Salmon

A movie/date night needs to be special and relaxing without a lot of fretting and labor intensive cooking. This is one of our favorite ways to spend a quiet evening together watching a movie.
Smoked Salmon

Ingredients:

1 package of smoked salmon (4oz)
1/2 red onion,

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Tuna and White Bean Salad

Don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen during a break to the beach? No one does, but everyone wants to eat healthy and well. Here is a simple yet delicious dish for the beach or anywhere.
Tuna and White

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Colcannon

Since the 1588 English defeat of the Spain’s naval armada in the Battle of Gravelines and the subsequent landing of the decimated armada in Ireland, these two countries have been linked culturally as well as historically.
Colcannon

Photo courtesy of: ScarpettaDolcetto.wordpress.com
Ingredients:

6 large

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Easter Roasted Leg of Lamb

Over the years, my family has had an Easter tradition of having a French style leg of lamb. I have tried everything from the cryo-packed New Zealand and Australian legs of lamb to locally sourced lamb from Islamic butcher shops.

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Black Eyed Peas with Bacon & Pork

Superstition (and Grandma) says eating certain dishes on New Year’s Day will bring you everything from money to luck. Black eyed peas are the South’s go-to dish for ensuring the new year will be brimming with good fortune.
Regardless if you

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