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Tomato Caper Salad

I’ll admit it; I have been a slug, but finally I’m back at it and have a really great recipe to share. This is one of the simplest and most delicious tomato salad recipes I’ve found.  I modified a Bon … Continue reading

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Kool-Aid Pickles

I made the most unusual pickles last week.  I couldn’t decide if they were something I would love or hate, so I had to give them a try.  They seem to have it all, dill, sweet sour and of course … Continue reading

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Summer Scrambled Eggs with Herbs

What should you make for dinner when you really don’t feel like cooking?  Eggs are always a nice quick meal.  I find that I spend a little less time in the kitchen in the summer.  It’s so nice to be … Continue reading

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Sauteed Scapes (Spring Garlic)

While at the Farmers Market in Port Austin last weekend, I came across a farmer selling scapes.  Whenever I find food that I haven’t seen or tried before I’m pretty surprised.  I had never tried scapes and don’t recall ever … Continue reading

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Summer Tomato Salad

I’m just back from a weekend in the thumb (of Michigan).  It was a pretty nice weekend, lots of sun with a bit of rain thrown in.  I got to stop at my favorite grocery in the thumb, Country View … Continue reading

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Asparagus Omelet

I spent the past weekend in Port Austin.  It’s always a step back in time in more ways than one.  Our tiny little cottage doesn’t have a fancy kitchen by any stretch of the imagination.  We don’t even have a … Continue reading

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Spicy grilled chicken

Just got back home from a fun and relaxing weekend with friends in Port Austin.  It was a bit too hot for pleasant sleeping at night but other than that it was perfect.  I really love summer nights at the … Continue reading

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Summer shots

  Not that kind of shots!  Though those seem to scream summer too! This kind…                       You know those things that will just always remind you of summer days?  Laying … Continue reading

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Stuffed Pork Chops and Port Austin Farmers Market

We just got back from Port Austin, our cottage in the thumb of Michigan.  The weather wasn’t supposed to be great but decided to go anyway because we hadn’t been to the Farmers Market in Port Austin yet this year … Continue reading

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Steak Salad and a weekend in the garden

It was a weekend spent in the garden.  After a nonstop day at home in the yard on Friday, Craig and I headed to Port Austin Saturday morning to open the cottage for the season.  This is usually something we … Continue reading

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