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Classic Chicken Salad {with a hint of Chevre}

Warning: the narrative below is only tangentially related to the chicken salad recipe. If you’re just here for the food, you will definitely might want to scroll down.  Aside: only a lawyer would feel compelled to provide a contents-may-be-boring disclaimer on a food blog. And an aside. In italics.  Begin tangent:  Before I met my […]

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Chicken Fajita Queso

Football season is in full swing, which is relevant to me because it means Saturdays spent sharing food with friends! This recipe was an experiment for a good tailgate cheese dip that we could take to next weekend’s game.  Husband is thrilled that his new truck has an outlet, so we can bring appliances with […]

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Grilled Scallops in an Herb & White Wine Marinade

Grilling season in the summer is something that I miss during the rest of the year. Sure you can fire up the grill during even the coldest months, but what is so great about warm-weather grilling is that everyone gathers around outside and keeps the cook company, instead of watching TV or scattering throughout the […]

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Creamy Chorizo, Chicken, and Cotija Empanadas

Random cookout evenings with friends are the best way to kick off a weekend, I’m very sure. We got to spend Friday evening in denial of the tornado warning storm coverage all over the news with an evening of fresh mojitos, home-made guacamole and salsa, and grill treats galore. We didn’t actually discuss a theme […]

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