Fresh Sweet Corn with Avocado and Cilantro

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Fresh sweet corn from three ears of corn Place in a microwave safe bowl, sprinkle with salt and pepper and top with a pat of butter Microwave for one minute Top with sliced avocado, chopped cilantro and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes Fresh Sweet Corn with Avocado and Cilantro….It’s What’s for a Summer Side Dish. One

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Wedding on Top of a Mountain and Breakfast Enchiladas

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Ever tried drinking and dancing for hours at 11,500 feet? It’s a tough job. Even raising a glass of champagne to toast the bride and groom can cause a slight shortness of breath. Nonetheless, seems like we managed. A couple of weeks ago Brian, son of friends Tom and Kathy got married to Melanie on top of a

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Tri-tip Steaks with Anchovy Caper Butter

Tri Tip Steaks with Anchovies

Every time I look at this photo, it reminds me of a billboard we saw somewhere in the middle of Kansas along I-70 advertising steak at a restaurant called Montana Mike’s. It’s simply a ridiculously huge closeup shot of steak that fills the entire billboard. We LOL’d and thought it looked like Kansas’s had invented the Red Cliffs of Dover

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Old Fashioned Lancaster County Macaroni Salad


A few weeks ago, our good friends Greg and Cauleen traveled back east to visit family in Lancaster, PA. They brought us back some great foodie souvenirs including the cookbook from which I prepared the above macaroni salad and an array of Kitchen Kettle Village goodies. Kitchen Kettle website tells me that they’ve been preserving the bounty of

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Grilled Asparagus and Steak Salad with Hoisin Vinaigrette

Grilled Asparagus and Steak Salad

During the summer months, I cannot get my fill of lean meats, greens and fresh homemade vinaigrettes.  Here’s another recipe for a flavorful dish with an exciting new dressing.  Don’t let the length of this recipe scare you away, this salad packs bright flavor with minimal fuss. Grilled Asparagus and Steak Salad with Hoisin Vinaigrette (Another

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