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Sweet pea and spinach soup with chicken

A current trend among bloggers is the green smoothie. Kale + banana, spinach + strawberry, even dandelion greens + peaches. The smoothie aficionados swear that you don’t taste the kale/spinach/greens at all! Vegetables are some of my favorite foods. I … Continue reading

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Tomato-pesto grilled cheese

  A fast lunch with summer’s bounty: just-picked tomatoes and homemade pesto. I grew up eating grilled cheese and tomato sandwiches. Luke is a huge pesto fan; his go-to snack or quick lunch is grilled cheese with pesto-slathered bread. The … Continue reading

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Salmon salad two ways

I wanted to post a recipe for a favorite dish of ours, a robust stew of ground turkey, salsa, and beans topped with a cheesy crust. Unfortunately, it looks like … mush. It’s completely beyond my current skills to get … Continue reading

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Summer bash: peach-prosciutto crostini

Every summer, usually in July, we have an all-day party with friends from Tom’s high school years. I make the appetizers and the main course, and everyone else brings salads, dessert, and drinks. We refer to this as our Summer … Continue reading

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