Food ‘n Flix August Announcement

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I hope you can participate this month as Eliot’s Eats hosts Food ‘n Flix with August: Osage County. This film is not a traditional foodie film but I hope you can appreciate the inspiration. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix August Announcement

Drying Cherries

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During a recent Cook the Books foray into Robin Mather’s The Feast Nearby, I had earmarked many, many recipes to try during the growing season.

One of these recipes (or rather a “How To” guide) was dehydrating cherries.

I love dried cherries and can snack on them often.   I love baking recipes that call for . . . → Read More: Drying Cherries

Pork and Veggie Stir-Fry and Taiwan Fried Rice for Food ‘n Flix

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This month’s feature film is Eat Drink Many Woman from director Ang Lee. Deb at Kahakai Kitchen is hosting. I made two dishes: a Pork Stir-Fry and Taiwan Fried Rice. . . . → Read More: Pork and Veggie Stir-Fry and Taiwan Fried Rice for Food ‘n Flix

Massaged Kale Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts

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I have made this kale salad for the past three years and it is a favorite. The Hubs loves it. He is amazed that kale could be this good.

The original recipe comes from Eating Well and can be found here.

Massaged Kale Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts

2 bunches kale (about 7 cups) . . . → Read More: Massaged Kale Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts

O Canada

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After 35 years, we make a trek back to Alberta to visit old friends. . . . → Read More: O Canada

Watermelon Wine Spritzer with Fruit

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This is a light and refreshing adult beverage—perfect for a warm evening on the patio. . . . → Read More: Watermelon Wine Spritzer with Fruit

Marinated Grilled Flank Steak for C.L.U.E.

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I was so glad to find this marinated flank steak recipe at Kathy’s site. Trust me….this will become your favorite grilling marinade. . . . → Read More: Marinated Grilled Flank Steak for C.L.U.E.

Sage Compound Butter

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Here is a delicious recipe for a savory compound butter that could be perfectly paired with all sorts of summer grilling recipes. Come along and check out the inspiring film for Food ‘n Flix that helped create this recipe. . . . → Read More: Sage Compound Butter

Picnic Fare for #Blogger CLUE

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What’s in our basket? Smoky Pimento Cheese Spread, Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus, and Spanish Deviled Eggs. Want to join us on our picnic? . . . → Read More: Picnic Fare for #Blogger CLUE

Spicy Southwest Chipotle Salad for #HotSummerEats

Spicy Southwest Chopotle Chicken Salad

Today is the final day of #HotSummerEats which was organized by Culinary Adventures with Camilla.   What a ride it’s been.  Thanks, Cam!  Camilla is so creative with her events and she definitely secures some of the best and most delicious sponsors.  To win some of this great swag, remember that it is also the last day to enter . . . → Read More: Spicy Southwest Chipotle Salad for #HotSummerEats