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Simple fresh cucumber salad with rice vinegar, salt, pepper, and chopped fresh dill or basil.
About lemon cucumbers and links to several lemon cucumber recipes by food bloggers.
Large zucchini stuffed with ground turkey, mushrooms, tomatoes, basil, rosemary, and Parmesan cheese.
How to make ricotta cheese at home, with whole milk, yogurt, vinegar, and cream.
Savory zucchini casserole with eggs, ricotta cheese, Parmesan, plum tomatoes, bread, and basil. Zucchini ricotta strata.
Simple, classic blueberry pie recipe, perfect for the summer blueberry season.
Black beans cooked with onions, chili peppers, garlic, oregano, red chili sauce, chipotle, cumin, orange juice and lime.
Vibrant and tangy fresh apricot jam, seasoned with Riesling wine.
Simple, spicy shrimp cocktail appetizer, boiled shrimp served with homemade cocktail sauce.
South American high-protein quinoa, cooked with onions, garlic, bell peppers, pilaf style, with chopped fresh herbs added for the finish.
Apricot and berry cobbler with buttermilk biscuit cobbler topping.
Easy to make blueberry frozen yogurt, made with fresh or frozen blueberries. Light alternative to ice cream, intense blueberry flavor.
Quick and easy way to grill salmon fillets, using a soy-sauce based marinade.
Bright pink and fruity rhubarb, baked with sugar, vanilla, and cardamom, with brown sugar, butter, and flour crumble topping.
A quick and easy salmon and macaroni salad recipe.
Beef tenderloin fillet, coated with mustard, mushroom duxelles, ham, wrapped in puff pastry and baked. Based on Gordon Ramsey Beef Wellington recipe.
Casserole of layers of flour tortillas and shredded cheese, with beans, chiles, tomato, onions, baked in pie dish until browned and crispy.
Puff pastry mini-turnovers with a filling of apples, walnuts, Gorgonzola cheese, honey, and thyme.
Fresh cherries baked in a custard-like base with slivered almonds and a splash of Amaretto, then lightly dusted with powdered sugar.
Chicken salad with a creamy walnut sauce with paprika, garlic, green onions, and parsley.
Simple white bean salad with red onions, a little lemon juice, chopped parsley, olive oil, vinegar, herbs, salt and pepper.
Chicken drumsticks, dipped first in a mayo mustard mixture, then in dry breadcrumbs with chives, then oven baked.
Ultra-thin gingersnap cookies with molasses and ground ginger, baked until lightly browned and crispy.
Pasta served with chicken, asparagus, and a creamy sauce with goat cheese, Parmesan, sherry, tarragon, and lemon.
Noodles with mushrooms, sesame seeds, and herbs, tossed with a lemon ginger dressing.