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Whole Wheat Pasta Salad with Tarragon Shrimp

Whole Wheat Pasta Salad with Tarragon Shrimp

Hodgson Mill recently invited a group of bloggers to test some of their whole wheat pasta line in a summer salad challenge.  I received a variety of pastas and I went with the classic spirals to make this salad, which is delicious served either warm or cold.  They have also graciously agreed to do a […]

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Avacados Stuffed With Tarragon Shrimp Salad

Avocados stuffed with Tarragon Shrimp Salad

Colorado has been experiencing some record-high heat of late, which has been coupled with a lack of rain.  Not a great start to the wildfire season, but I will admit to enjoying the early show of color from spring flowers.  The oven has been off during the warm weather, and salads have been on the […]

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Halibut with Pinot Grigio Pan Sauce and Butter-Toasted Almonds

Halibut with Pinot Grigio Pan Sauce and Butter-Toasted Almonds

This is a simple and elegant dish that you can make for a fast, after-work dinner, or plate it up for a special occasion.  Any kind of firm, white fish will work in place of the halibut, and you can swap out different fresh herbs for the tarragon.  This is more of a technique than […]

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Asparagus and Ricotta Tart

Asparagus and Ricotta Tart

Nothing says “spring!” like an asparagus tart.  Maybe tulips, but nothing else.  Maybe strawberries. Fresh peas.  Rhubarb.  Tree pollen allergies…Well look, it is way up there on the list.  Asparagus tart equals spring.  This one is nice and simple and lovely enough for a dinner party or just for a nice Sunday brunch.  This is […]

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Artichokes Stuffed with Citrus-Tarragon Shrimp

Artichokes Stuffed with Citrus-Tarragon Shrimp

It is springtime along the Front Range, and we have been planting as if we were pioneers.  A few days ago I put in some artichokes, a perennial plant that is really just a giant, delicious thistle.  They grow well in our semi-arid climate, and short of asparagus they are my absolute favorite vegetable.  If […]

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Fresh Corn Muffin-Souffles with Tarragon

Fresh Corn Muffin-Souffles with Tarragon

We got some delicious looking ears of sweet corn in our CSA box last week and I have been wanting to try something new that pairs the corn with fresh tarragon.  We have a French tarragon plant that gets about four feet tall each year, and I love it with fish or with new potatoes, […]

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