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Grilled Jalapeño Poppers

Jalapeño Poppers Everyone seems to love jalapeño poppers and they are quick to put together.  I grilled these peppers, but you can also roast them in the oven.  You can make them the day before which is always handy for … Continue reading

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Grilled Shrimp with Artichoke, Asparagus, Yellow Pepper, and Cherry Tomatoes

Grilled Shrimp with Artichoke, Asparagus, Yellow Pepper, and Cherry Tomatoes I am still savoring every inch of summer I can and want to continue grilling everything!  I hate saying goodbye to summer.  This dinner is full of flavors like oregano, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake with Fresh Raspberry Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Cake with Fresh Raspberry Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache My nephew requested a chocolate cake with raspberry frosting for his birthday.  I don’t know if he was thinking it through about the fresh raspberries turning the buttercream frosting pink, but he … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Chickpea Burgers with Sundried Tomatoes with a Sundried Tomato, Basil, and Garlic Aioli

Mediterranean Chickpea Burgers with Sundried Tomatoes   with Sundried Tomato, Basil, Garlic Aioli These chickpea burgers have a lot of flavor and are vegan.  The recipe makes 8 so I formed them into patties and froze the leftovers so I … Continue reading

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Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges with Chimichurri Sauce and Chipotle-Cilantro Aioli

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges with Chimichurri Sauce and Chipotle-Cilantro Aioli I love to grill potatoes and sweet potatoes in the summer and start them out the same way by microwaving them in a bowl with some olive oil, salt and … Continue reading

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Quinoa Tacos

Quinoa Tacos If you are looking for a delicious vegetarian alternative to beef tacos, this is a great recipe.  It uses quinoa and the traditional Mexican spices like chili powder, cumin and a little oregano.  While you are cooking the … Continue reading

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Deviled Eggs with Bay Shrimp, Tarragon and Dill

Deviled Eggs with Bay Shrimp, Fresh Tarragon and Dill Everyone always seems to love good old fashioned Deviled Eggs when they are brought out at a party.  They are so easy to make, but quite a few details go into … Continue reading

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Chicken Shawarma Burger with Tahini-Lemon Sauce

Chicken Shawarma Burger I love this burger!  It’s a take on the traditional Lebanese chicken shawarma which also can be beef, or lamb that is grilled on a vertical skewer rotisserie and then sliced off to put in a pita … Continue reading

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Spot Prawns with Garlic Butter

Spot Prawns with Garlic Butter One of the best things about living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, is having nice friends who bring you live spot prawn caught minutes earlier and simply cooking them quickly in butter and garlic.  I … Continue reading

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Black Bean Burger with Cilantro Lime Aioli

Black Bean Burger with Cilantro Lime Aioli   These black bean burgers are a great vegetarian or vegan option and the burgers are packed with a lot of flavor like cumin, oregano, jalapenos, red pepper, garlic, fresh cilantro, and chili … Continue reading

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