Monthly Archives: August 2014

Spicy Pasta Salad with Smoked Gouda, Tomatoes, and Basil

Since everyone in America watches the Pioneer Woman (except me), this salad is probably old news to most people.  But I do follow her on Facebook, and today she greeted me with this pasta salad that I immediately craved and … Continue reading

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Pulled Balsamic Pork Chalupas

This was one of those times where I saw a recipe online and decided to just take parts of it and make it into something else.  Go figure.  I thought the recipe as it was written sounded wonderful, but events … Continue reading

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Provençal New Potatoes

I was planning to make this the post after the one about the Salmon Burgers, since those two dishes go together so well, but I got so excited about the Lemon Zucchini Bread that I forgot.  Anyway, I love these … Continue reading

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Lemon-Glazed Zucchini Bread

For years–probably more than 40 of them–I’ve been making the same recipe for Zucchini Bread.  It has always been my go-to recipe, because it has pineapple in it and it is SO moist and delicious.  I still love my Zucchini-Pineapple … Continue reading

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Salmon Burgers with Hatch Chilies and Chipotle Mayonnaise

Because it’s Hatch Chile season, (even though we are many miles from New Mexico, and to my knowledge Hatch green chiles are not grown in Texas), my local grocery chain, HEB, goes all out to celebrate it.  There are roastings … Continue reading

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Shishito Peppers

I finally see what all the hype is about.  The shishito craze has been around awhile but I had never seen the peppers  for sale anywhere, until today, when I ran across them at my farmer’s market.  I had been … Continue reading

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