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Portobello and Havarti Burgers with Caramelized Onions

We love portobello burgers. I like to use different herbs, vegetables, and cheeses to enhance the flavor of the mushroom. In this burger, I used Havarti cheese, caramelized onions, fresh basil and roasted garlic mayonnaise. It was light, flavorful...

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Roasted Tomato Medley with Zucchini and Cotija Cheese

I love roasting veggies but I don’t usually do it in the summer. It was a cold and cloudy day so I decided to roast a medley of cherry tomatoes and zucchini freshly picked from my neighbor Jack’s garden....

Green Chile Chicken

Green Chile Chicken

This is one of my husbands favorite dishes (and mine too). My Mother in law gave me the recipe & I tweaked it just a bit. The chiles add such an amazing flavor to the chicken and the cheese...

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Lemon and Raspberry Muffins with Streusel Topping

We’re back! I wanted to make a tasty breakfast for my kids this morning to make up for the 9 hour car ride home yesterday. I decided fresh muffins (their favorite) would hit the spot. I love raspberry and...

Has it really been 20 years???

Has it really been 20 years???

Oh my. I am heading out of town for my 20 year high school reunion (yes I am that old). It will be great to see all the people I grew up with. We will then head to my...

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Camping Cuisine – S’mores!

No camping trip is complete without making s’mores. They are a huge hit with everyone and the kids love them. My husband is a pro marshmallow roaster so he is always put to work. The key to a good...

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Camping Cuisine – Pastrami and Swiss on Rye

I wanted to make something healthy yet hearty for lunch so I decided on Pastrami sandwiches on rye bread with Swiss cheese and tomato slices. I served it with hummus, crackers, carrots and left over pasta salad. It was...

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Camping Cuisine – Breakfast Sandwiches

One of the best things about camping is drinking your morning coffee around the campfire and eating a tasty breakfast. I always seem to have a huge appetite while camping, maybe it’s the fresh air, or all the activities...

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Camping Cuisine – Flank Steak with Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms alongside Asparagus and Tomatoes

Another great camping meal is flank steak and fresh vegetables. Steak is really easy to prepare ahead of time. I marinate the meat in a gallon size zip lock bag, it’s easy to store in the cooler and the...

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Camping Cuisine – Pasta Salad

We headed to the mountains this past weekend and spent four wonderful (rain free) days camping with our friends. I have gone camping my entire life and enjoy it immensely. I love everything about it… coming up with delicious...