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The Best Heirloom Tomato, Grilled Peach and Burrata Crostini With Franco’s Balsamic

Here’s the perfect dish to celebrate the 4th of July, Bastille Day or Summer–an heirloom tomato, grilled peach and burrata crostini with Franco’s balsamic on a bed of home-grown arugula. I think this is one of the prettiest appetizers you can make and according to my co-workers, the best one I’ve ever shared in the office. (That made me feel good!) Not to mention, it’s really simple to make. INGREDIENTS […]

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Caprese Skewers — A Quick-No Bake-Easy Assembly Holiday Appetizer

It doesn’t get any easier than this. With just a few store-bought ingredients, you can make a delicious and beautiful appetizer in way less time than it takes to assemble a Barbie Dream House. And let’s face it–who has time to make anything complicated this time of year.  INGREDIENTS FOR CAPRESE SKEWERS Grape tomatoes Small mozzarella balls Buitoni pesto–or you can make your own  Fresh basil leaves Festive toothpicks  It really is […]

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"Janis’s" Ukulele Tomato and Cucumber Salad

My friend, Janis, always has the most fun and unusual “Girl’s Night” Parties but she truly outdid herself last night with a Ukulele party. When her email said bring along a ukulele, I absolutely assumed a ukulele was optional. I mean, really, how many of my girlfriends own ukuleles? Well, as I learned last night–almost all of them. And can they ever play!  I figured since I was “uke-less”, I could […]

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Tomato, Peach & Avocado Bruschetta

This is my new favorite summer recipe for bruschetta! I found it on a blog called Love & Lemons, modified it just a bit and used my overabundance of tomatoes and the best avocado that my friend, John, grew on his little Hass avocado tree in his driveway. One bite and I went crazy! Sweet juicy tomatoes, perfectly ripe peaches, the creamiest avocado ever drizzled with oil and vinegar and topped […]

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