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July 16, 2011
In the summer, I still crave comfort food from my Italian heritage.  Sometimes, on a damp cooler summery evening, it is nice to have something that tastes like you have been cooking all day.  I have even been known to toss all of these ingredients into the crock pot and let them simmer away on…

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July 6, 2011
By now, some of you are becoming inundated with zucchini from your gardens.  Sometimes, it is nice to have a quick and easy go to snack or side dish for supper that your family will just gobble up.  Even the kids enjoy these, plus how can they resist the dipping? Ingredients: 2 eggs~beaten 1/4 cup…

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June 12, 2011
Fruit tarts are wonderful and delicious summer time treats.  They are a light dessert and can be served after a summer meal or with brunch.  Plus they make a stunning presentation and are a easy to create.  Here is a recipe I have been using for years. Special Supplies:  9″ Tart pan Silicone basting brush Crust Ingredients: 1 premade…

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June 4, 2011
This is a fantastic marinade for chicken kabobs on the grill, if you do not have time to make the kabobs feel free to substitute this recipe with four boneless chicken breasts.  Either way, they are delicious!  Even your picky children will enjoy this one too. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil 11/2 tablespoon teaspoons soy sauce…

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May 21, 2011
Memorial Day is fast approaching and on Cape Cod, this is when summer officially begins.  Tourism season starts and the beaches finally warm up enough for a refreshing dip in the Atlantic.  Often on beach days, we pack a cooler with lunch and snacks and stay all day at the beach.  Coming home is sometimes a…

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May 11, 2011
I am not quite sure where Spring went yesterday.  It was rainy, cold and a blustery 47 degree F.  My 4 year old daughter was home with a fever and I was busy putting back the pieces after a pipe in the wall started leaking water into our bathroom.  The day was filled with phone…

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March 28, 2011
This was a huge hit for dinner!  It was quick, easy and delicious.  I made two quiche for dinner.  One had only bacon and cheese for the kids.  The other was a rustic bacon and mushroom quiche that my husband and I shared!  Serve this quiche with a side salad and fresh strawberries.  I hope you and…

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March 22, 2011
Over the weekend, we had dinner at our friends’ house.  My friend is an awesome baker and she wowed us with this one!  In all, with chilling time, the recipe takes about 2 hours.  It was incredibly delicious and my tastebuds are craving more!  I can not wait for the bananas on my counter to…

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March 5, 2011
Its a rainy day on Cape Cod.  Not as chilly but certainly gray and gloomy.  My husband is still out of town and the kids have swimming this morning and tennis in the afternoon.  I am thinking about making something yummy for dinner tonight.  Something that will warm me up and take the chill off. …

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February 20, 2011
This is a very simple and delicious family friendly recipe.  It looks like this week we will be reminded that Spring has not quite yet arrived!  This is my own take on a classic Campbell’s soup recipe. Give it a try this week. Image courtesy of Campbell’s Ingredients: 2 cups of rotisserie chicken cut into bite size…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.