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Buttermilk Carrot Slaw

Carrots go great with almost any main dish. This humble slaw was paired with the spice-crusted pork chops in the Weber grill cookbook, by Jamie Purviance. As the pork chop recipe made the extra seasoning needed for the carrot slaw, … Continue reading

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Spice-Crusted Pork Chops

Some of our frequent guests tried to sway us against a new recipe for grilling pork chops. “They always turn out tough and overcooked.” Well, we didn’t want to be disagreeable, so we made this recipe just for ourselves. The … Continue reading

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Chopped Salad

We have a frequent dinner guest who claims to like salad “except for all the lettuce leaves.” If you have a guest like that, or even if you don’t, try this chopped salad recipe the next time you grill. We … Continue reading

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Bell Pepper, Cucumber and Chickpea Salad

Sick of lettuce salad? We were. There are plenty of greens, vegetables, nuts, croutons, and vinaigrettes to try, but enough already! Here is a nice alternative we found on the PBS cooking show “Mexican Table.” This recipe comes from the … Continue reading

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Salsa Romesco

When we saw this recipe, we saw a way to break out of our hummus/salsa rut. We also found out there is little difference between filberts and hazelnuts. (Yes, we know they are not exactly the same nut, but where … Continue reading

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Chickpea Salad

This cold salad recipe comes from Rachael Ray. And guess what? It doesn’t have any tomatoes in it! Just that was a selling point as we are starting to see tomatoes in our sleep! Seriously, this is a great side … Continue reading

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Yogurt-Marinated Chicken with Mushrooms and Sweet Potatoes

This recipe comes from the February 2011 issue of Real Simple magazine. We tried it tonight; the dish is great. The dish uses some ingredients you would not normally think would go together, like quinoa, shiitake mushrooms, and sweet potatoes, … Continue reading

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