Tag Archives: summer

Grilled Chicken and Potato Salad

With all this hot weather, who wants to heat things up in the house! I don’t know about you, but our grill gets a lot of use during the summer months. Not just because it’s hot outside, but also because, … Continue reading

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Summer Tequila Mint Julep

I really enjoy a cold mint julep on a hot summer day – sitting outside on the deck, listening to the birds and sipping on a refreshing cocktail. But I didn’t have any bourbon! So I decided to see what … Continue reading

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Marinated and Grilled Round Steak

I found some round steak on sale. It’s a fairly inexpensive cut of beef, but can be pretty tough if you don’t slow cook it – like braising it. But we weren’t in the mood for slow cooking, so I … Continue reading

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Salmon Tacos with Chipotle Crema and Garden Salsa

I’m trying to add more fish to my diet and sometimes it can get boring! I had these salmon fillets in the freezer. I wasn’t in the mood to grill and it was too hot to turn on the oven. … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Lavender-Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich

It’s National Ice Cream Sandwich day! The original sandwich was sold in New York from a push cart – for one penny! That was back in 1900, but things have sure changed since then! Jerry Newberg sold the more modern … Continue reading

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