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Feta Burgers with Fresh Mint Chutney

The garden in shutting down quickly and the nights are getting cold, so I am on project “use everything up” before the first frost hits.  I have vast quantities of fresh herbs in the garden, including four types of mint, and fresh mint chutney is a great alternative to tea if you have an excess […]

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Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Dip

The C.S.A. share has been delivering a lovely array of sweet peppers the last couple of weeks, and this dip–my take on Middle Eastern Muhammara–is a versatile way to use them up.  This dip is typically thickened with some sort of bread, but the walnuts really make that addition unnecessary.  Toasting the walnuts add another […]

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Wild Sardine and Grapefruit Salad in Endive Cups

If you are sardine-averse, I am here to convert you with this citrusy salad.  Wild sardines are one of the healthiest foods around, and having canned sardines in your pantry opens up lots of sophisticated, no-cook meal options that are perfect for summer.  Wild Planet sardines have long been my preferred brand for both sardines […]

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Watermelon and Feta Stacks

Watermelon and feta salads are a personal favorite, and I enjoy making a less-formal version of this and including some additional savory elements.  The sweet/salty combo is outstanding.  This is a “composed” version that just requires a round biscuit or cookie cutter to make the stacks.  I added a little heat with one of my […]

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Greek Stuffed Mushrooms

I hate football.  Let me not mince any words about that.  Not a fan of the game in any form, so I don’t really “do” the Super Bowl.  However, I still manage to get sucked into the national hype enough to make some kind of party-type foods to eat while the rest of the country […]

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Salt and Pepper Shrimp

One of my favorite restaurants does a version of this dish that I love, and I probably order it once a month.  They use smaller shrimp and leave the shells on, then fry them and top them with a sweet-and-hot pepper dice.  You eat them shell and all, and they are crispy, spicy, and delicious.  […]

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