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Pink Lemonade Margarita

Planning a bridal shower, ladies lunch or just an evening with your favorite gals? How pretty is this? A Pink Lemonade Margarita! It’s the perfect cocktail for that perfect occasion. Dainty and delicate in your prettiest glasses, this citrus-y cocktail has taken on a new slant! Not your typical Cinco de Mayo “bebida”! When I saw this recipe by Abby Larson of Style Me Pretty on Cosmopolitan magazine’s website, the pretty pictures caught my eye, and…

Simple Summer Grilling!

Today Vince said he loves August because it’s such a relaxed summer month, July has the Independence Day festivities and then August is the month just for vacations and taking it easy. I thought about that and realized it’s true. Even though kids are getting ready to go back to school, everyone seems to be more relaxed and moving at a slower speed. And that includes our meals. August is the month for impromptu gatherings and…

Mixed Field Greens with Arugula Oil and Lemon Vinaigrette

Joel could eat salad everyday! Although he would be okay with the same salad every night, I on the other hand, have to have some variety. I guess foodies just like to experience different flavors and ingredients. Anna assigned me “Mixed Field Greens with Arugula Oil and Lemon Vinaigrette” as the salad for her “Nantucket” themed Gr8 dinner. I was excited to get this recipe and have another salad dressing in my repertoire. This dressing is…

Spring Pea and Arugula Soup

How does a light pea soup sound? It’s not just light in color, it’s light in flavor too…and no cream! The typical pea soup that we all grew up on, has a smoky ham flavor…not that there’s anything wrong with that! This Spring Pea and Arugula Soup has everything light and bright, and with sour cream swirled in, that gorgeous green sure makes it easy on the eyes! At the…

Apricot Blueberry Cobbler

August is the month for stone fruits and there is nothing better than when a friend has fruit trees. And since fruit trees generally yield far too much for one family…friends share! Recently we received a bag of fresh apricots. After we had eaten as much as our tummies could handle the fruits were getting softer. Don’t throw these jewels out, bake something! Anytime you have fruits about to go bad, make a dessert. Cobblers are…

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