Purslane and Soba Noodle Salad

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A bright cold soba salad recipe with plenty of crunch from purslane, daikon radishes, bean sprouts, and fresh garden cucumbers. This salad wants to be front and center on your end-of-summer dinner table. Confessional. These photos are some of my favorites of the summer. I threw the salad together and took them on the floor […]

Lamb Kofte: The Make-Ahead Cook

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Spiced ground lamb is cooked kebab style in this kofte recipe and served with a creamy yogurt-garlic sauce.All day I’ve been rushing, my breath slightly faster than should be normal, trying to calm the racing thoughts. I’m attempting to pack in more than is possible while the kids are off at their learning institutions for […]

Peach Raspberry Paletas {Ice Pops}

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Peaches and raspberries blend in these peach melba ice pops to make a perfect fruit paleta with a coconut water base.In the other room, there is a pet toad the size of a thimble that has escaped. I think. It is possible he has dug himself a hole, but some gentle probing suggests otherwise. This […]

Lemon Balm Watermelon Green Iced Tea: Cold Brew

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A hint of lemon balm and a healthy amount of sweet watermelon in this recipe turn ordinary green iced tea into a refreshing summer cooler.It was finally hot. The kind of heat where you get out of the shower and by the time you’re done toweling off, you’re covered in a thin layer of sweat. […]

Thyme Roasted Radishes with Champagne Honey Vinaigrette

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A recipe for roasted radishes with fresh thyme and parsley and a simple dressing of champagne vinegar and raw honey for a scintillating summer side.I want summer to feel a certain way. This way involves warm breezes that blow through my house, my kids playing contentedly outside together, plenty of time for bike rides to […]

Summer Garden Green Bean Salad with Honey Vinaigrette and Goat Cheese Crostini

Summer Garden Green Bean Salad with Honey Vinaigrette and Toasted Goat Cheese Crostini #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A salad recipe of garden-grown green beans, crisp radishes, and heirloom tomatoes is tossed with a light honey-sweetened vinaigrette and feta. Goat cheese crostini provide a crouton-like crunch on the side.My daughter runs through damp grass dotted with white clover. Her sallow hair trails behind her in a mess of swimming-induced tangles. Beach waves, if […]

Lamb Kebabs with Tzatziki and Quinoa Tabbouleh

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Recipes for marinated grilled lamb kebabs are served with plenty of pita, fresh tomatoes, a healthy scoop of tzatziki, and a gluten-free tabbouleh with quinoa in place of the bulgur.This morning started early with a bright-eyed boy climbing over my prone form at 5:00 a.m. just as the sun was lighting up the sky. I […]