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Harvest Pear Salad with Spiced Pomegranate Vinaigrette

This salad reminds me of fall. From the fresh pears to the walnuts to the dried cranberries to the tang of the spiced pomegranate vinaigrette…I have eaten it during other seasons, but it’s just never as good as it is … Continue reading

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Salade Nicoise

I can remember distinctly the first time I had a green salad with cooked potatoes in it. I was sitting in a cafe in northern France on a summer day, I was a bit jet-legged, and I was craving something … Continue reading

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Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Spinach-Artichoke Dip is one of those dishes that makes me think of parties. It’s not a dish you’d make for a weeknight dinner (or else you’d eat the whole pan, amiright?). It’s rich, creamy, cheesy, and yummy. And let’s not … Continue reading

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Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is a great potluck dish. It keeps well, the flavor packs a nice punch, and it is endlessly variable. This is my mom’s recipe, which I still make mostly the way she does. My one update is to … Continue reading

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Cowboy Caviar (Avocado, Corn, & Tomato Salsa)

I was introduced to this salsa in college. It is so colorful and vibrant – from the green avocado, onions, and cilantro and the red tomatoes and yellow corn – and it smells fantastic. It’s great to make a few … Continue reading

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Minestrone

Every year since my oldest child was a baby, my family has attended Lenten Soup Suppers at our church. The purpose of the gathering is to gather around a common table with other parishioners to share a simple supper of … Continue reading

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Twice-Baked Potatoes

This week marks ten years that I’ve been an (official) part of my husband’s family. I’ve been around for baby showers, births, Baptisms, First Communions, Confirmations, graduations, bridal showers, weddings, and birthdays. I’ve been there for St. Patrick’s Day, the … Continue reading

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