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Cilantro Couscous Salad

cilantro couscous

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Rainbow Breakfast Rolls

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My family loves sweet breads for breakfast. They also love cereal, but seeing as they go through two boxes in a sitting, making my own sweet rolls and breads is a more economical option. They also love donuts. But, donuts make me feel guilty. Surely, homemade is better than the donut shop, right? I will […]

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Simplified Salsa

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Lemon Roasted Potatoes

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Red potatoes are a delicious side dish to accompany your spring meals, particularly Easter Dinner. They are small, easy to find, and somehow seem easier to prepare since you don’t need to peel them completely, nor even cut them, depending on how small you find them. I recently bought a ten-pound bag for about five […]

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Hot Cross Buns with a California Flair

Hot Cross Buns

I’ve never been to England. France, yes. But, during my year in Europe, I never hopped the channel to visit Great Britain. I love British Literature, though. I’ve devoured books by JRR Tolkein, CS Lewis, PG Wodehouse, JK Rowling, and a host of other Brits with initials for first names. Maybe I should start going […]

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Sloppy Joes & Side Salads (What’s On Your Plate?)

Sloppy Joes

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Spring Greens with Pepitas & Cilantro-Lime Dressing

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As the weather starts to warm up, our appetites start to get a hankering for fresh and bright flavors. Move over slow cooker meals, bring on the salads! There are so many flavor combinations to dress up a salad, it’s difficult to be bored. Last week we enjoyed this salad that hubs deemed, “Excellent.” I […]

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I’ll Have the Usual

Are you a food adventurer, choosing something different for every meal? Or do you lean toward a few choice favorites? I fall in between. I have some meals that I just love, and really, why mess with perfection? A Turkey Baguette Sandwich is one of those. Since we discovered the French bakery a couple miles […]

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Pesto & Tomato Grilled Cheese Sandwich (What’s On Your Plate?)

Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new ingredient? Find the […]

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Whole Wheat Soft Pretzels & Easter

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Whole Wheat Soft Pretzels are easy to make and so delicious. This recipe takes a little time, but it’s worth it. My kids generally associate soft pretzels with a trip to the mall. We had some “buy one get one” coupons one time last summer and so we indulged. Neither trips to the mall nor […]

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