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Cranberry, Pecan and Blue Cheese Salad

December 22, 2017

It’s three days before Christmas and I’m still contemplating over my menus. My extended family is coming to our house for lunch on Christmas Eve day so I thought I’d do a lighter menu than an elaborate five course dinner. I know we will be having a spiral ham with fresh rolls. I also must […]

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Rainbow Greek Chicken Salad #SundaySupper

May 7, 2017

This week we are making summer dinner salads on Sunday Supper. I love having a salad for dinner in the summer. I prefer having some protein in mine because if not, I get hungry later that night. My thinking is that if I keep my carbs low with the meal, I can use them for a […]

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Roasted Shrimp and Asparagus Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette #SundaySupper

March 19, 2017

I was really happy when I found out that the Sunday Supper tastemakers would be displaying easy spring recipes this week. I need the reminder that warmer weather and fresh produce will be here soon. We had a great winter but now that it’s almost spring, mother nature has been playing some tricks on us. Snow and ice […]

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Garbanzo Beans and Beet Salad

February 10, 2017

It’s February so I thought it would be fitting to post a pink salad. February is also American Heart month and this salad is very heart healthy. And everyone needs a pink, healthy salad in their life, right? I am a huge fan of garbanzo beans. Or should I say chick peas? Up until I was in […]

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Balsamic Blueberry Caprese Salad

May 6, 2016
Blueberry Caprese Salad

One week and I am headed off to The Food and Wine Conference in Orlando presented by Sunday Supper. Woooohooo! I think it may be 10 days since I have seen the sun and I am really looking forward to some Florida sunshine. This is my second year going to the conference and last year […]

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Colavita Summer Party!!

July 25, 2014
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You know I love to entertain. And I love olive oil and everything Italian. So I was one happy lady when Colavita asked if I would have a party using a bunch of their products. Of course I would! Olive oil, pasta, olives, chocolate. What’s not too love? This is what came in a big […]

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Mini Heirloom Tomato and Chick Pea Salad

April 11, 2014
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I think I am finally seeing the faint light at the end of the tunnel. It’s been a really tough winter in NJ. Between the snow storms, frigid windy weather and now dreary, rainy days, we are finally getting a nice weekend.  Spring break for my kids starts at 3pm today and everyone is happy. Everyone except my […]

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Crunchy and Creamy Chicken Salad With Dill

October 8, 2013
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Whenever our family heads to New York City, we like to try a new deli. While my husband judges the deli by their pastrami and corned beef, I look straight to the chicken and tuna salad. While the rest of my family are not crazy about these salads, I love them. And since I don’t […]

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Arugula, Beet and Fennel Salad with Balsamic Honey Dressing

September 20, 2013
arugula beet salad

It is restaurant week in Philadelphia for two weeks so I have been living the good life and getting some extra lunches in when I can.  The other day, a friend and I went to FARMmiCiA  and I loved all the fresh local food they had.  I ordered a roasted beet and fennel salad which […]

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Fresh Corn and Tomato Salad

August 19, 2013
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I know I have been a little absent but I will be back this week. I am refreshed  from vacation and my new kitchen is completed so there will be plenty of cooking and blogging going on.  Today we have Lisa from Whisk and Cleaver sharing a wonderful salad.  So happy to have her here! […]

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