Steak with Mustard Butter

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While summer is salad time around here, I cannot live on salad alone. Sometimes I pair that salad with a properly cooked steak. Because I am most often unwilling to pay the price asked at a steakhouse, I make mine … Continue reading

Open-Faced Roasted Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Sandwich with Black Olive Spread

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Wow! that’s a really long title! What this also is is the end of the recipes I made to exhaust my supply of roasted red peppers. Except that now, anytime I open a cookbook or look at a recipe blog … Continue reading

Strawberry and Ricotta Bruschetta

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A twist on the typical bruschetta made from toasted bread rubbed with garlic and topped with tomatoes and basil. This is toasted bread “rubbed” with butter and topped with ricotta cheese and strawberries. Instead of serving bruschetta as an appetizer, … Continue reading

Brown Rice with Barley and Spelt, Apple and Pecan Salad

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It is too hot to cook anything in the oven these days, so I’m making this salad. It’s vegetarian. In fact… it’s even vegan. I don’t know what’s come over me. Is it the heat? Do not misunderstand me. As … Continue reading