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easy summer app | cantaloupe skewers

daisi - July 26, 2014
cantaloupe skewers

  We were hosting dinner club and I needed a quick and light appetizer, as we were having bratwurst and mac and cheese for dinner (very heavy). A quick search of my pinterest board, found me these little cantaloupe, mozzarella, prosciutto skewers from the Comfort of Cooking site. I gave it my own spin by using basil instead of parsley. I also considered making the melon …

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not your potluck’s pasta salad

daisi - July 2, 2012
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I love pasta salad. It’s basically a hodge-podge of anything you have in your fridge or pantry. That’s what I love about this recipe from My Recipes, it’s a unique combination that I would never put together in a “regular” pasta salad. Plus, it doesn’t have any mayo – which I know will make some of you happy! Here’s what you’ll need: 6 ounces uncooked acini …

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Loving Summer

daisi - July 25, 2011
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Here is a quick pic recap of what we’ve been up to so far this summer. I celebrated Cinco de Mayo with friends at a Drillers game and then Elote for some luchador wrestling. Watching, not participating. On the way to our car, we happened upon a random shopping cart and had some fun! Later in May, our friends, Dan & Whitney hosted their annual …

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In-Season Veggies

daisi - May 24, 2010
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I stole this list and fun facts from the Bargain Babe blog. Here is an updated list of in-season fruits and vegetables, which are almost always cheaper than buying out-of-season produce. Greater supply…lower prices. It’s nice to know what is in season and cheap this time of year.  Also, you can click on the items that are underlined in blue for recipe suggestions and fun facts …

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