Indiana Blueberry Pork

Indiana Blueberry Pork

I’m pretty sure I snagged the last of this season’s bounty of blueberries.  I have been averaging a 2 lb container (thank you, Costco) of these gems every week and a half.  I eat a handful for a snack, add them to my morning oatbran . . . . and make the best sauce for […]

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The Best Simple Burger

The Best Simple Burger

We are still experiencing perfect grilling weather, and taking full advantage of it.  I’m doing my best to not use the oven.  Instead, I am making a habit of firing up the grill and relaxing on the patio as our dinner cooks.  It’s the perfect way to begin an evening.

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Honey Mustard Slaw

honey mustard slaw

I’ve never enjoyed mayonnaise, so I stay away from recipes that use it.  So far this summer, there have been a handful of events where I wanted to bring a side dish that everyone would enjoy, and would compliment typical grilled entrees and picnic-type foods.

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Lychee Fruit

lychee fruit

I had heard of lychee fruit, but never eaten one.  Until now!  Last week, I found a basket of them sitting near the front of the produce department at Mariano’s.  I tossed a few in my cart and brought them home to try.

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Grilled Fava Beans

grilled fava beans

I’ve seen fava beans, but never knew what to do with them.  While shopping at Mariano’s last week, they had a food demonstration that included grilling fava beans.  So, I bought a small bag of them and decided to try it for myself at home.

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Friday’s Five

peanut butter and banana

Bob and I have been busy enjoying our first couple weeks of summer break:  running errands and completing tasks that had previously been postponed, spending time training Shazam, and relaxing with friends in the evenings.  Summer is off to a fantastic start!

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