Tagged: cheese

Brussels Sprout Caesar Salad

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If you need a restaurant recommendation, I used to be your go-to gal. With a 4-year-old, my priorities have changed, but you won’t hear me complaining that I don’t get out as often as the

  • For croutons
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed sourdough bread
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • For vinaigrette
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Sheet Pan Nachos

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We had football on TV yesterday afternoon, but I didn’t care who won either game. My team didn’t make it to the playoffs, so that allowed me to have my full attention on snacks, the

  • 1-9 oz. bag tortilla chips
  • 1-15 ounce can black beans
  • 1 cup canned or frozen corn
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 cup refried beans
  • 2 cups Mexican blend shredded cheese
  • 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced

Marinated Mozzarella

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The tomato plants in our container garden are a 4-foot-tall tangled mess. The cages didn’t do much to tame those tentacles. Instead they have become a wild hedge in dire need of a trim, but


Pizza Rolls

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I will never get sick of eating pizza. It is definitely in my top 10 and maybe even my top 5 favorite foods. If I could dissect a piece of pizza, I like the crust


Barbecue Chicken Pizza

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Lately I’ve been feeling like I’ve been on cruise control for weeknight dinners. After busy days for all of us, including our three-year-old, the most I can muster for our family meal is pasta. Don’t


Peach Tomato Salad

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Stone fruit season hasn’t quite hit the Midwest yet. Yesterday at the farmers market, I spotted the first few quarts of cherries. When I asked the farmer what kind they were with their deep ruby