Ginger Plum Preserves and Easy Appetizers

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A recipe for ginger plum preserves turns into tasty crostini appetizers with thinly sliced and toasted baguette, capricho de cabra goat’s cheese, and fresh plums. Stone fruit season is one of my favorites. Coming at the end of summer, I wait patiently all year for its arrival. As the heat of summer reaches its peak, […]

Baked Mozzarella-Stuffed Arancini for Sunday Night Dinners

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This recipe for baked arancini where leftover risotto is stuffed with fresh mozzarella balls, herbs, and bacon, breaded and baked is a meal you’ll be happy to invite your family over to enjoy with you. Sunday dinners worked like clockwork when I was growing up. They were spent at my grandparents’ home, wrestling on the […]

Vietnamese Honey-Soy Shrimp Spring Rolls

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Beat the heat with these Vietnamese-style shrimp spring rolls, with honey-soy marinated shrimp. Fresh, cold, and crunchy, they make an ideal hot weather food. I hope you’re in a forgiving mood. It’s Thursday. The week has flashed by in a flurry of phone calls and well-laid plans gone wrong. It rained on the one day […]

Cilantro-Lime Fish Cakes with Sriracha Lime Mayonnaise: Leftovers Redone

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Leftover fish and rice find themselves transformed into a cilantro-lime fish cake topped off with a spicy sriracha lime mayonnaise. Do you ever feel like you’re walking around with a sign on your back that says, “Not cool enough?” I suppose it may just say, “kick me,” and the “not cool enough” factor is inferred. […]

Tarragon Deviled Eggs with Capers and Crispy Ham

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Hard boiled eggs get deviled with capers, fresh tarragon, spicy Dijon, and a bit of crisped ham to finish it all off. An easy way to twist your deviled egg recipe for Easter. The windows are open, and outside in the dark of night a soft rain is falling. It’s that steady pitter-patter that hums […]

Last-Minute Buffalo Chicken Dip Bites

These tiny buffalo chicken dip bites have just the right amount cream cheese, blue cheese, chicken and hot sauce all in a little phyllo pocket and ready to pop in your mouth, fuss free, on Super Bowl Sunday. My mind has felt a bit cluttered lately. I suppose it is because there are plenty of […]

Orange Cranberry Walnut and Lemon Chanterelle Parsley Compound Butter

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Spice up your bread offering this holiday season with orange cranberry walnut butter and a little lemon chanterelle parsley butter to spread. Nearly every holiday consists of the Olmanson family driving around the state of Minnesota to attend not one, not two but three family functions, each different in their food offerings, and each with […]