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Spring Salad Mix with Lemon Vinaigrette

Fresh spring salad mix is one of my favorite things to get at the farmer’s market.  It’s a mixture of several varieties of lettuce, arugula, and spinach.  Sometimes I find herbs like parsley and dill are added to the mix. Then when I see fresh yellow squash, radish, peas, mini heirloom tomatoes and zucchini, I get inspired to make a…

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Roasted Asparagus with Garlic and Parmesan

I find asparagus everywhere these spring season at the market.  When they are in season, there are so many ways we can cook with it. Chopped asparagus is so good in frittata, omelette, pasta and quiche. When stir-fried with other vegetables it is so tasty.  Some people like it quickly sauteed with olive oil, salt and pepper. One of my…

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Hoisin Chili Sauce

Chicken lettuce wraps is one of my favorite quick dishes to make.  It is very easy to prepare and it’s ready in fifteen minutes. The ingredients are readily available in most grocery stores.  You can make this dish as an appetizer if you are entertaining, or as a light main course any day.  This recipe brings back childhood memories of…

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Breakfast Hash with Sausage and Eggs

On weekends I love to make this satisfying breakfast hash with sausage and eggs. It’s my go to breakfast to get me through the day when I’m running errands and doing chores. It just gives me much needed energy for the busy weekend. When I was growing up, breakfast was a very important meal.  My Mom used to make this…

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Asian Chicken Salad with Sesame Dressing

Anytime is a good time for chicken salad.  I enjoy this Asian chicken salad as much as I like Chinese food.  I’ve had so many different versions of chicken salad in different restaurants and they are all delicious.  I decided to make it at home for those times when I’m craving for it. [amazon_link asins=’B01NH0QSBM’ template=’ProductGrid’ store=’justsavorit-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’d8f6fff0-1beb-11e7-bec9-03cb4751a745′] The…

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Beef Barley Soup with Spinach

If you love soup, this beef  barley soup with spinach is really tasty and easy to make.  It’s a hearty soup which will serve 8 or more and perfect for a family or guests.  There’s something really comforting about beef and vegetables simmered slowly for a long time. Adding barley and spinach makes it a wonderful and nutritious one-pot meal….

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A Luscious Pie for Spring……..mmmmmmmm

When life gives you lemons, make lemon pie! These days my Meyer lemon tree is studded with fruit so what better time to make lemon pie. I love Meyer lemons not only because they have a delicate sweetness, but they are also very fragrant and so juicy. A light lemon pie is so perfect for spring time. [amazon_link asins=’B00004RFPV’ template=’ProductGrid’…

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Bolognese with Turkey – A Hearty but Healthy Meal

  Bolognese sauce is a classic Italian pasta sauce that is hearty, delicious and satisfying.  Every once in a while I like to make classic dishes. The name Bolognese comes from its place of origin – in Bologna, Italy. There are many variations to this dish. The traditional Bolognese sauce uses ground beef but here I opted to use ground…

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Banana Bread with Walnuts and Chocolate Chips

The smell of fresh banana bread baking in the oven is just irresistible.  My neighbor next door knows what I’m cooking when she smells something good coming out from the windows.  I love to make banana bread especially when there are ripe bananas on the kitchen counter.  It’s a good way to make use of ripe fruit and make something…

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