Summer Corn Chowder with Scallions, Bacon and Potatoes

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I received a jalapeno pepper from the CSA last weekend and I didn’t know what to do with it until I came across this recipe.   There’s a farm stand very close to our house, so I was able to get 5 beautiful ears of fresh corn to go in the soup.   There’s nothing like […]

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Ranch Potato Salad

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I subscribe to some recipe newsletters and this recipe came to me recently be email. I love a good potato salad in the summer, and this looked interesting enough for me to want to give it a try. This is currently my go-to potato salad recipe, and I love it, […]

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Mexican-Style Slaw with Jícama, Cilantro and Lime

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This is one of the side dishes that I served at our dinner party the other night. I have some extra cabbage, so I plan to make another batch today. It was very tasty and a nice change from traditional cole slaw.

If you decide to try this recipe, please know that […]

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Breakfast Tart with Pancetta and Green Onions

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I learned a very valuable lesson while making this breakfast tart.   Pancetta is covered with a thin plastic coating.  Who knew?   You must take it off before cooking it or you’ll end up with a pan of pancetta and melted plastic like I did.  Yuck!

When I found this recipe, it looked so good that […]

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Mar-A-Lago Turkey Burgers

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Now that we’re back from Shelter Island and school has started, I’m trying to get back into a more normal routine which includes family dinners at 6pm.   I love eating with Charles and the boys.   It’s a great time to find out what happened at school.

I made these burgers last night and I thought they […]

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Fresh Corn Tomato Salad

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This recipe gave me pause when I first saw it because it calls for raw corn.  I re-read the recipe twice to make sure that I didn’t miss  a step about cooking the corn, but no, the recipe in fact calls for raw corn sliced off the cob.   I found the recipe on the Food […]

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