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#OnePotDinner: Spanish Pasta

Don't you just love a dinner that only requires one pot to be cleaned? Honestly, washing dishes are the bane of my existence.  I seem to just empty the sink or the dishwasher and there's another load ready to go. That's why I just love a dinner that is all in one pot.  If you're super smart you'll even pick a pot that has a lid and when it's cooled down you can just shove it all in the ... continue reading...

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#TuesdayNightQuickie: Potato and Chive Tart

Tuesday in June and dinner needs to be totally delicious but fairly quick. I also want to use what I've got in the garden which means; baby potatoes and fresh-snipped chives. I'm  also pulling out a ball of my basic pastry to help me out.  I'm going to warn you that this is an early post that I'm linking to and the pictures...well, iffy at best. Eventually, I'll reshoot the whole thing but ... continue reading...

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#HotSummerEats: Lemonade Mojitos

    Saturday and #HotSummerEats has given me a terrific excuse to bring out my inner mixologist and play with my liquour cabinet a bit. First though thanks to all of our wonderful sponsors and Camilla for organizing everything. I love mojitos.  I love them so much that I've let the mint in my garden run riot.  My method of weeding it is to pop out to the backyard and clean-up just ... continue reading...

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#HotSummerEats: Chicken Salad Puffs

It's Friday of #HotSummerEats and thanks again to all of our wonderful sponsors and Camilla for organizing everything. How about dinner that is ready quickly and can be made ahead of time? This is also a fantastic lunch or picnic treat so all in all it screams summer. Chicken Curry Puffs. My Gran used to make cream puffs and fill them egg or chicken salad and I've totally ripped off ... continue reading...

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#HotSummerEats: Wild Mushroom Triangles

  Happy fourth day of #HotSummerEats and thanks again to all of our wonderful sponsors and Camilla for organizing everything. There's nothing I like better all summer than to have a big group of folks over in the evening and a just enjoy the outside.  We've bats that make regular swoops over our yard to gobble-up mosquitoes and we sip icy, cold rose and talk about a bit of everything.  In ... continue reading...