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Spring Recipes

Spring Salad with Dandelion Greens, Asparagus and Fresh Peas

Spring Salad with Dandelion Greens, Asparagus and Fresh Peas

If there was ever a salad season, Spring would be it. Baby veggies and greens are everywhere and the simple act of opening a food magazine has me craving salad more than I normally do. I’ve never lived above the 36th parallel north in my […]

Carrot Raisin Thyme Muffin Tops

Carrot Raisin Thyme Muffin Tops

I've had a muffin pan in my cupboard for years that hasn't had much use.  The point of it from what I can remember was to create only muffin tops, and not an entire muffin.  I guess there are some individuals who prefer eating the […]

Key Lime Cheesecake

Key Lime Cheesecake

Sometimes I’ll ask my husband what sounds good — to smack his lips together and let me know.  It’s only fair since I’m the one who always decides what we’ll eat.  He barely gets a request in edgewise, so I give him the chance once […]

Chicken and Morels in Madiera Sauce

Chicken and Morels in Madiera Sauce

There’s an asset to having two sons who work for Whole Foods.  When something arrives in the produce section that’s unusual, or that other markets here would never stock, I get a phone call.  The last time, the call was to let me know that […]

Baked Eggs with Asparagus & Tomatoes

Baked Eggs with Asparagus & Tomatoes

One of the good things about being on vacation for two weeks is that I’ve not been able to cook and add food photos to my hard drive.  That has forced me to go through what I’ve already accumulated, and either trash a dish, or […]