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Summer Couscous Salad

June 21, 2017
Summer Couscous Salad

This recipe takes advantage of some of the best parts of summer – plenty of fresh parsley, cilantro, cucumbers, and tomatoes. The main ingredient, couscous, is not really a Midwest thing. But somehow my brother became a huge fan of…

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Easy Weeknight Zucchini Quesadillas

August 2, 2016
Easy Weeknight Zucchini Quesadillas

Shocking news: on weeknights I usually don’t feel like cooking a big dinner. Raise your hand if you’re with me. Ever since the first time I made zucchini quesadillas, they became part of our weekly meal rotation. They are just…

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Simple Israeli Salad

July 28, 2016
Simple Israeli Salad

Somehow I always forget how ridiculously hot DC gets in July. Every year, it comes as a surprise that these temperatures are achievable, as I step out of my doorway and into a thick wall of humidity and heat. Perhaps…

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Summer Potato Salad with Dijon

May 19, 2016
Summer Potato Salad with Dijon

Who knew that potato salad could actually look pretty? You, too, can make something that looks this good. No summer cookout, picnic, or barbecue is complete without a bowl of potato salad to pass around. Am I right? This version…

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Greek Chicken Pitas

January 21, 2016
Greek Chicken Pitas

This sandwich has a little bit of everything. Juicy grilled chicken, fresh cucumber, tomatoes, onion, and a generous heap of feta, all wrapped up in a pita. These Greek chicken pitas are simple and customizable. The only part that you…

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