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Kale and red onions with white beans

Kale is versatile and hearty and one of my favorite dark greens to cook with. Whether I’m putting it in smoothies, soups, or just sauteeing it with lemon and garlic, the result is always great. This kale and red onion … Continue reading

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Creamy Black Bean Dip

Bean dips can often be too stiff and break chips easily. I wanted to make something that had a lot of flavor and a smoother texture. This dip fits the bill; the caramelized onion and lime provide complex yet bright … Continue reading

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Restaurant Style Roasted Salsa for Canning

This year I thought I’d try making a different kind of salsa than my—I will proudly say—wildly popular Super Simple Salsa for Canning. This one is similar, and a bit more work, but has more of a restaurant style flavor … Continue reading

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Easy Blueberry Lemonade

Adding fruit puree can make regular lemonade something more whimsical. Blueberry is an unexpected twist on lemonade. I used canned lemonade to make this recipe a little easier, but it would work perfectly with fresh! Ingredients 2 pints blueberries, rinsed … Continue reading

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Garlic Lime Marinated Flank Steak

Flank steak is an easy to cook, delicious meat—if you’re willing to be patient. You need to let the marinade really soak into it before cooking. This marinade has a perfect combination of sweet and tart with a bit of … Continue reading

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Beet & Orange Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese

This salad is easy to make but looks so sophisticated. Any time segmented oranges are involved I think it adds something special to a dish. I use packaged, precooked beats (I’ve been seeing these everywhere in the grocery store lately; … Continue reading

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Fresh Homemade Strawberry Lemonade

I love making regular lemonade something special. I’ve done mint and lavender lemonade before, but never strawberry. Since I had a ton of strawberries picked from Grandma’s garden, I thought I’d give it a try. This turned out wonderfully and … Continue reading

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