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Roasted Chioggia Beet, Avocado, Arugula, and Goat Cheese Salad

The next step on our week-long food adventure with our visiting friend was lunch.  We put together a relatively easy-to-make salad that just happens to have several elements.  The feature is the delicious and beautiful Chioggia beets, but the blend … Continue reading

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(Not Your Average) Soup, Salad, and Sandwich

Variations on a theme of normal things lends you great opportunities for discovering new ways to make meals that you know you like.  In brainstorming for this week’s Monday Night Gamers, we came up with an easy way to make … Continue reading

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Arugula, Bleu Cheese, and Poached Pear Salad

Pears and bleu cheese are just a natural pairing.  Pears have the right kind of sweetness to make a great contrast to the bite of the bleu cheese.  For Easter Dinner, we wanted a salad that had a little punch … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet and Avocado Salad for Two

Beets provide an excellent foundation for laying other interesting ingredients on top of.  Their firm texture and distinct flavor provides something to build around, which is how we came up with this  imple, fresh, but somehow exotic salad.  It didn’t … Continue reading

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Roasted Pears with Gorgonzola

  Ready to Enjoy We’re continuing a string of riffing off of Ina Garten recipes.  This classy little lunch is something we saw her make on TV, but it’s in her book “Back to Basics” as well.  We had that … Continue reading

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