Basil Marinated Mozzarella – Use Those Summer Herbs!

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I’ve been enjoying making my own mozzarella lately. It’s my first foray into cheese making and has honestly been a bit more of a learning curve than I anticipated. But now that I have mozzarella down, I am loving marinating it in various concoctions. One of the best parts about this is that it makes…

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Yellow Wax Beans Roasted With Pancetta

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Yellow wax beans roasted with pancetta is one of those super easy side dishes, full of flavor, using one pan, and healthy too! Whether you have a plethora of these in the garden to use up (as I do) or you buy them from your local store or farmer’s market, these make a great addition…

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2 Step Pineapple Pork

2 Step Pineapple Pork

There are only a few simple ingredients in this pork dish, but it is crazy good. I made it as an experiment in the middle of the afternoon and promptly stuffed myself during the taste test. While this is simple, it does take a while, so make it on a day that you’re home for…

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Cinnamon Peach Superfood Smoothie

I was so excited over the Labor Day weekend to have the temperatures around here down into the high 80’s!  I drank hot tea and made chili and went for walks in the crisp morning air, desperately trying to hang onto any sign of fall.  But of course we’re back into the 90’s this week. …

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