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3 Great and Really Simple Green Salads

We are such a salad family, even if there is a vegetable on the table, even if there are two, or even three vegetables as part of a meal, there is still always a salad in my house. Here’s how we rank in order of Saladlove (which, if I ever become a performer, will possibly …

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Two Flatbreads

If you’ve ever been over to dinner at my place you probably know that I am a big fan of crostini, flatbreads, and bruschetta for appetizers.  The reason I love all of the above is similar – you can take bits and pieces of ingredients, buy a good flatbread, pizza crust, or plain old chunk …

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Fried Eggs and Smoked Salmon over Polenta Cakes

 Fried Eggs and Smoked Salmon over Polenta Cakes is what’s happening for Father’s Day brunch in our house. The fact that I’m posting it the night before will be a true test of whether my husband reads my blog.  I get a pretty nice breakfast on Mother’s Day, and this is what’s heading Gary’s way tomorrow …

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Simplest, Freshest Spring Greens for Father’s Day

For Father’s Day, what my husband wanted the most was not to be chained to sinkfuls of dishes to be washed, which given who is he is married to is an understandable request. We took him out to dinner to a serious barbecue place, one that leaves your clothes smelling like pork and fire, and …

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