Watermelon, feta, and mint salad

Watermelon, feta, and mint salad

This is one of my favorite summer salads – the freshness of the watermelon and mint is perfectly balanced by the tanginess of the feta. …

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Lemon Sorbet

Lemon Sorbet

This is the lemon sorbet you’ve been waiting for – tangy, sweet, and oh so lemony.  Yum.  Adapted from The Kitchn, with notes from Serious…

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Chunky Guacamole

Chunky Guacamole

This is the guacamole for chunky guacamole lovers – with nice firm, silky smooth chunks of avocado, and just a hint of lime-y goodness.  Adapted…

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Roasted Plum and Ginger Sorbet

Roasted Plum and Ginger Sorbet

This is an intensely flavored dessert that draws out the flavor of summer plums in a spectacular way.  The ginger, which you can add or…

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Nectarine Sorbet

Nectarine Sorbet

This is an ideal recipe if you have extra fruit lying around.  Use very ripe fruit for the best results – more ripe than you…

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Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta

This is a delicious lemony chicken recipe, with capers and shallots of extra flavor.  Adapted from Cooks Illustrated Ingredients 2 large lemons 4 boneless, skinless…

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Soba Noodles with Eggplant, Tofu, and Mango

Soba Noodles with Eggplant, Tofu, and Mango

This is a fresh and summery tasting noodle salad, filled with asian flavors plus mango and eggplant for added sweetness.  Adapted from 101 Cookbooks. Ingredients…

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Mango, Cabbage, and Cashew Cole Slaw

Mango, Cabbage, and Cashew Cole Slaw

This is a delicious alternative to a side vegetable to serve with asian food.  I find it’s a particularly good combination for fish.  Adapted from…

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Plum Cake

Plum Cake

In this recipe, the tartness of the plums balances out the sweetness of the cake beautifully.  I adapted this recipe to be a slightly darker,…

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Quinoa Salad with Avocado, Feta, and Spinach

Quinoa Salad with Avocado, Feta, and Spinach

This salad is an adaptation of a Marks & Spencer salad.  It is a fresh, summery salad that provides a nice alternative to couscous. Ingredients…

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