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5 Summertime Strawberry and Basil Recipes

There are often trends in ingredients that stick around for awhile – chipotle peppers, kale, Nutella, and Sriracha sauce to name a few, but rarely are there “ingredient combinations” that become as popular as strawberry and basil. These two ingredients grace my table often, especially in spring and summer. For this edition of Friday’s Fab...
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Panko Fried Goat Cheese

We eat a lot of salads at my house in the summer, and whenever my sister comes to town, we beg her to make these Panko fried goat cheese balls as a salad topper. She actually broils hers for a healthier version and it is so good over a chicken and blueberry salad! The cheese...
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Summer Chopped Salad

I LOVE to cook and mentioned a few posts ago that I’d really like to work on my food photography. WOW, there is a science to this skill because you have to achieve the perfect combination from setup and styling to lighting and camera settings. I picked up Plate to Pixel by Helene Dujardin of...
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Pomegranate Vinaigrette

I’ve been trying to eat healthier lately, which includes a lot of salads, so I’m trying to get creative! I love making homemade dressing and topping it on a seasoned and grilled chicken salad with dried cranberries, fresh blueberries, sliced almonds and crumbled goat cheese. That’s the way to do a salad! I hope you...
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