Recipes of the Week: Warm Winter Favorites

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Upgrading the Classic Tuna Salad Want a tastier, healthier substitute for commercial mayo? Try using plain whole-milk Greek yogurt whenever you’d normally reach for the mayo. If you want to give it even more of that mayo-like tang, just stir a squirt of fresh lemon juice and a small spoonful of mustard into the yogurt. […]

A New Take on Sweet & Sour – Spring-Into-Summer Salad with Strawberries, Asparagus & Pickles

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What do strawberries and pickles have in common? More than you’d think! In honor of spring shading (sunning?) into summer, I thought I’d try making a seasonal sweet-and-sour salad by tossing together strawberries and pickles. Roasted asparagus and Romaine lettuce provided the backdrop, and a creamy Dijon dressing tied it all together. It’s simple and […]

The Devil’s in the Details

Delicious Mayo-Free Deviled Eggs

My husbands favorite appetizer – Deviled Eggs. Of course, he absolutely prefers the mayo! Enjoy these delicious deviled eggs from The Cultured Cook  (Mayo-Free) Deviled Eggs.  A yummy treat for your New Years Party!  Enjoy!  Love, Allison As their name implies, this classic appetizer can be devilishly delicious or hellishly horrid. It all depends on […]

Having Scrabble for Dinner (a Q & Z Dish)

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Now that summer is in full swing and we have zucchini and greens and herbs growing everywhere they can (found random cilantro in my garden yesterday!), it makes sense to combine these in-season favorites to create an easy summer meal.  Adding pecans and raisins to this dish gives you nutty-sweet kick + crunch, and using […]