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12 Easy Fourth of July Recipes

June 29, 2017
12 Easy Fourth of July Recipes

Got plans? No plans? Camping? Winging it? Relaxing at the beach? Wherever you’ll be this Fourth of July weekend, I hope there’s good food there for you to enjoy. And maybe a night game of baseball. For Fourth of July…

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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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How to Make Freezer Sweet Corn

August 10, 2016
How to Make Freezer Sweet Corn

I must start by saying that this is a secret family recipe, but I like you so I want to share it with you. Frozen sweet corn and dumplings are the two foods that I request every time I go…

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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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Garlic Roasted Broccoli with Parmesan

November 25, 2015
Garlic Roasted Broccoli with Parmesan

Happy eve of Thanksgiving! Today I wanted to share a light, healthy recipe that is also incredibly easy to throw together. This Garlic Roasted Broccoli goes well with any main dish and can be made any time, even as a…

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Red Onions

November 13, 2015
Roasted Butternut Squash and Red Onions

Squash is everywhere I look. The bins are overflowing at the grocery store and at the farmers market; acorn squash, butternut squash, spaghetti squash. So last week I grabbed a large butternut squash to make this tried and true recipe…

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Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Cauliflower

October 27, 2015
Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed potatoes are one side dish that I have always loved. And recently I’ve discovered a healthier way to enjoy the same flavor of the dish but in half the time. Since my very first attempt at mashed cauliflower, I…

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