Tomato Eggplant Galette

Even though it’s September, and everyone else seems to be settling into fall, it’s still hot in our long Southern California summers.  We’re nowhere near ready to plant fall crops, and tomatoes and eggplants are still coming out of our ears.  I say this a little tongue in cheek.  I love that we have a long…

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Lemon Pepper Salami Bites – The Perfect Summer Appetizer

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You might be asking why these are the ‘perfect’ summer appetizer.  Two reasons: 1-  They involve no heating the house.  You don’t need an oven, stove, toaster…no heat source at all. 2-  They use up bell peppers.  If you garden like I do, you’ve got them coming out your ears.  If you don’t garden, this…

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Our Favorite Crock Pot Chili

This has been my family’s favorite chili for years, and it has the added benefit of being a crock pot meal so you can have a great dinner ready on busy nights.  It makes a whole 5-quart slow cooker full so you can serve a large crowd, have leftovers, or freeze some for other meals…

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My Favorite Cauliflower Pizza Crust

I have to admit I held off on the cauliflower crust thing for quite awhile after it came out.   Now I actually really like my cauliflower pizzas.  Once I finally did try a few recipes, I had to work on my own version to find an easier way. Secret: I am a bit of a…

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