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Pressed Italian Picnic Sandwiches

Clear, sunny skies and fruit and veggies galore, it’s a perfect time to get outdoors and celebrate National Picnic Month. A picnic captures all the joie de vivre that is […]

Plum and Blackberry Granola Crisp

Slump, grunt and buckle. It sounds like a grueling exercise routine, but it’s actually what you should do with all the fruit you have on hand this summer. Stone fruits […]

Garden Ginger Highball and Seedlip Mary

Beverages are an important part of how we mingle. Non-alcoholic options are getting better, but for many years your only choice was something pink and syrupy sweet that came with […]

Classic Succotash and Chopped Salad with Cornbread Croutons

When my kids were small, we would end every school year with a bucket list. We’d sit together and make a plan, listing all the things we wanted to see […]

Peach and Cucumber Salad

If you want someone to smile, say “peaches”.  It works for photographers, and it will work for you, too, if you’re serving up anything that features this enticing blushy fruit. […]

Grilled Cheesy Loaded Potatoes

Celebrate dad’s day with a special dinner. Let him pick the main dish and have his choice of dessert. You fill in the blanks with sides and a really good […]

Rumtopf

Northwest berry season is here! Rows of bright, colorful cartons stuffed with fragrant gems fill the market, each one beckoning you to take some home. Commemorate the summer and preserve […]

Barbecue Chicken Quinoa Salad

When cooking exhaustion sets in and you just don’t know what to make for dinner, rotisserie chicken is the answer. Swing by the deli, toss a bag in your cart […]

Pig Beach Burger and Mexican Street Corn

Don’t just throw a burger on the grill this weekend. Go beyond a good burger and make a great burger. For the best-dressed burger on the block, go whole hog […]

Grilled Pizza with Hot Sausage, Grilled Peppers and Onions and Oregano Ricotta

Get grilling and celebrate National Pizza Party Day this Friday with a do-it-yourself, delicious pizza you can make at home. This Grilled Pizza with Hot Sausage, Grilled Peppers and Onions […]

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