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Open-Face Chicken Salad Sandwiches

I’ve had this recipe in my queue since May. I keep looking at it. And I keep drawing a blank. So I figured I’d just post it already, without any clever quips or dialogue, before it becomes one of those forgotten recipes stashed away in the depths of the recipe pile. Because it was tasty....

Beet Rosti (Beet Pancakes)

Thanks to Jillian for this gem… when we put out the call for favorite beet recipes you guys didn’t disappoint! If the beets continue, I’ve got big plans to make Roasted Beet Hummus, salads galore, AND honest to goodness beet cupcakes. Now watch, I’ve got all these grand plans and beet season will end next...

Salmon with Cantaloupe and Fried Shallots

Ok, bear with me here, because I think Taylor was thinking the exact same thing you are thinking right now. Salmon, cantaloupe, and, uh, horseradish? Weird, weird, double weird. Taylor gave me one of those looks that said, “are you nuts?” To be honest, when I picked this recipe my only thought was “celery leaves!...

Scallion Pancakes

When you find yourself drowning in green onions, these pancakes are the obvious choice. They use a good handful of them, and you can probably sneak a couple more into the accompanying dish (green onion + ginger + soy = yum sauce). And did I mention we had a lot of green onions? We did...

Peach Bourbon Cupcakes

I’m delivering on my promise for MORE CUPCAKES! :) And these ones, if you’re as excited as me about peach season every year, you will love these dearly. It’s my new favorite cupcake outside of chocolate. They don’t scream peach, they whisper. Soft notes of bright peach and sultry bourbon float throughout both the cake...