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Appealing Peels and Leaves

September 18, 2017 Blog

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Are you trying to eat more fruits and vegetables to ensure you get your vitamins and minerals? Trying to minimize your food waste by cooking those greens and refraining from peeling many of those fruits and vegetables you consume? From russet potatoes and beets, to pears and kiwis, there is a lot of nutrition in […]

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In a Perfect World

September 7, 2017 Blog

In a perfect world, this breakfast would be a Tropical Coconut Chia Pudding in a Mason jar.

In a perfect world, the table would be set and the smell of a well-rounded breakfast would gently wake the kids from their slumber. They’d joyfully rise, say ‘good morning’ to their siblings, and rush into the kitchen to give me a big hug — asking if they could help me with anything. I’d smile […]

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A Colorful Table with Revol

August 21, 2017 Favorite Finds

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Complementing any home cooked meal is what it is served in, that’s why we opt for beautiful, distinctive serveware to help round out our meal presentation – during the summer and all year round. Color in the kitchen is one of my favorite things — unique serving dishes, colorful plates, distinctive cups and glassware . […]

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Summer Entertaining: Keep it Going

August 20, 2017 Blog

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We’ve been gone for most of the summer, and this weekend is the last one before school and the fall sports calendar begins. We’re determined to make the most of it. At this stage of the summer, you may be winding down your weekly backyard barbecues and beach get-togethers with friends, but here in the […]

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Popsicle Frenzy

August 11, 2017 Blog

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A little recent research revealed to me that the popsicle was ‘invented’ here in the Bay Area in 1905 by a young boy named Frank Epperson, who lived in San Francisco. He left his powdered soda mixed with water and a stirring stick out on the front stoop overnight. Anyone who knows San Francisco summers, […]

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Pizza on the Grill

August 5, 2017 Food

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Pizza night is a family tradition we enjoy nearly every Saturday eve. In fact, when alternate Saturday evening plans keep us from our family pizza night tradition, the kids are quick to complain. Some evenings we are more adventurous than others, and most evenings, the kids are in the kitchen helping us prepare the pizza […]

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Cracker Jack Ice Cream Cake

July 23, 2017 Desserts

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This recipe from Cook’s Country arrived in my inbox just as I was looking for a refreshing summer dessert for a dinner party. Surprisingly easy to make, I omitted the Cracker Jack, but no one noticed, as it was as fun to look at as it was to eat! (I also made my own caramel […]

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Summer Pasta

July 15, 2017 Featured Recipe

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Quick, easy and delicious are the key words when it comes to making summer meals. That’s why this Summer Pasta recipe from Rosanna Bowles’ Coming Home cookbook is a favorite around out house. 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 lb cherry tomatoes, halved 10 fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped, plus more whole leaves for garnish […]

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Tulsa Tea Party

July 10, 2017 Blog

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This summer as we descended on Oklahoma to visit family, we had a few days in Tulsa before heading to Grand Lake for the Fourth of July. It was a perfect time for a Tulsa Tea Party. Planned by my sister-in-law, Janet, the tea party would be a gathering of generations, bringing together great-grandmothers and […]

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Cool Down with Iced Tea: Brewing 3 Ways

June 29, 2017 Drink

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It may be nearing the end of National Iced Tea Month (June), but that doesn’t mean we can’t continue to seek out great ways to brew and enjoy delicious iced tea. Whether you’re at the pool and want to cool down with an ice-cold glass of tea, or you’re looking for a refreshing new twist […]

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