Monthly Archives: June 2014

Potato and Fava Bean Salad

This variation on potato salad is a delicious alternative to mayonnaise-based salad. It is light and refreshing with the herbs, and uses fresh fava beans which are in season right now in our garden. It would make a nice salad … Continue reading

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Pasta with Crawfish Marinara

During the late spring and early summer months my husband will drive to a local reservoir and fish for crawfish. He usually comes home with several pounds that we cook in a variety of ways, but this recipe seems to … Continue reading

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Creamy Orzo with Peas and Spinach

I cycle through recipes and will regularly make a dish for a while, then set it aside. When I come back to it again I am often surprised that I took it out of rotation because it is so good. … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Berry Crumble

Our rhubarb is still going strong, so for a recent large family gathering I made a double batch of this rhubarb berry crumble. It was a big hit with the rhubarb lovers. Adding raspberries to the rhubarb and strawberries adds … Continue reading

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Caramel Ice Cream

I make ice cream throughout the year but more frequently during the summer months. I am partial to flavors like peach vanilla bean, cannoli, and chocolate hazelnut, but my ultimate favorite has become this caramel ice cream. It is wonderful … Continue reading

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