Archive for May 2018

“That Ambrosia Salad”

strawberry kale salad

This ain’t your Grandma’s ambrosia salad. Although, back when I used to eat that kind of salad, I sure did love my grandma’s ambrosia salad. This is a green, early summer salad. And this is the story of “That Ambrosia Salad”: A few years ago, back when we lived in Idaho, my best friend/ cousin got…

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Balsamic Vinaigrette

Everyone needs a good balsamic vinaigrette recipe in their repertoire. I’ve tried a few recipes, even adopted them as my own for awhile, before deciding this was the one. This is my tried and true favorite. It’s originally a Martha Stewart recipe that I added to. It seems Martha is struggling to find her throne…

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Throwing Together Dinner + Steamed Artichoke


This time of year, our Saturdays are spent on yard clean up and projects. So I try to plan meals that are quick and don’t require me to go inside any sooner than absolutely necessary. This Saturday I was particularly worn out from the week and didn’t want to be spending a ton of time…

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