Archive for April 2013

Cinco de mayo Chicken Fennel Tacos

With it’s Mediterranean roots, it would probably be more at home in Italian or Middle Eastern cuisine, but I have learned that fennel can be a great complement  to many vegetable or meat entrees. So pull your fennel out of it’s comfort zone and try it as a compliment to these grilled chicken tacos! 1…

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Candy Beet Carpaccio Salad

I was researching recipes for beets one day and came across several for Beet Carpaccio.  That is what inspired this salad.  The term Carpaccio is used for any preparation made with thinly sliced raw meat, fish, vegetables or fruit which are usually seasoned with lemon, or vinegar, olive oil, salt and ground pepper.  In this…

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Texas Sweets on the Grill

Boy did I get excited when I went to the farm this weekend and saw the crate of green “tentacles” out of the corner of my eye as I drove past the farm stand.  This could only mean one thing – the Texas Sweet Onions were making their debut for the season.  Over the years…

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Strawberry-ness

It’s been a bit of a wait — but the strawberries are finally here! I have many different ways to savor my berries. I know they are great on their own, no question there. I often make this healthy strawberry “shortcake” for breakfast or dessert – the family loves it too. Strawberry lemonade is another…

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I Recommend The Reuben Cabbage Rolls

Kids love these things.  I have also seen recipes that use egg roll wrappers to wrap up similar ingredients and then deep fry, but I’m trying to keep it healthy here…  This a pretty quick and easy one dish dinner. 1 head green cabbage 1 lb cooked corned beef, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1-2…

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