Caprese skewers

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One of my favorite activities almost every saturday morning starting late May is going to the local farmers market. Here the market opens mid April but only mid to late May fresh produce makes its appearance. By june there’s an abundance of fresh produce. Berries, peaches, cherries, corn, carrots, squash, melons, greens and all kinds of… 

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One pot beef vegetable skillet recipe and a CUTCO Cutlery Knife set giveaway

one pot beef vegetable skillet recipe

A simple yet satisfying dinner, this one pot beef vegetable skillet has incredible flavors from the carrots, celery, potatoes slow baked in a red wine and tomato sauce. When it comes to cooking, I’ve been spoiled for the first 30 years of my life. Until I was 19 I lived with my parents and my mom… 

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Grilled pizza (how to) + cheese pizza dough recipe

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Learn the secrets to perfecting grilled pizza by following these easy steps and get the recipe for my favorite cheese pizza dough. There’s no secret I love to bake but from time to time I turn off the oven and relax in a chair on out back deck and watch my husband firing up the grill. We… 

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Creamy cheese tortellini and chicken skillet

Creamy cheese tortellini and chicken skillet recipe

There’s something magical about one pot pasta dinners and this creamy cheese tortellini and chicken skillet is the ultimate combination of weeknight convenience and homey comfort food. I can’t say enough about this cheese tortellini and chicken skillet. It’s by far my favorite way to enjoy tortellini. It’s easy to make, 15 minutes max of… 

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Lightened up loaded potato and cheese frittata

loaded potato and cheese frittata recipe

All my favorite baked potato fixings in this quick and easy baked potato and cheese frittata, now with half the calories!Potato, cheese and eggs may not seem like a light meal for some of your, but with few substitutions you can enjoy it without feeling guilty! If I had to pick one savory meal to… 

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Cheesy zucchini tart with pine nuts and grape tomatoes

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A simple summer tart filled with sliced zucchini, feta and parmesan cheese, toasted pine nuts and grape tomatoes. This cheesy zucchini tart is a crowd pleaser may it be at your next picnic, potluck or just family dinner. It’s time to take a break. Break from all the sugar and chocolate. A little break from all… 

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Tomato tart with poppy seed crust and goat cheese

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Tomato tart with poppy seed crust and goat cheese – buttery poppy seed and thyme crust, colorful cherry and kumata tomatoes and crumbled goat cheese It’s been quite a while since I shared a savory dish, a couple of months, since my version of rice and beans and a year since I last shared  my favorite… 

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Greek salad rolls

Greek Salad Rolls @RoxanaGreenGirl {A little bit of everything}

It’s been a week now since the first day of summer and the heat wave is hitting us with all its power. This weekend are supposed to be 102F. Boy, that’s hot! Between painting and dealing with the heat, being in the kitchen, cooking up a storm wasn’t exactly on my list. Light salads were… 

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Veggie egg nests

Veggie egg-nest

Hi!!! I’m so happy to be back home and blogging again. I missed you all so much! Can’t wait to catch up with all your wonderful dishes you shared while I was away visiting my family. (shared a couple of photos here) That you for all the wonderful comments and messages you left. I treasure… 

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Meme’s Dolma

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While I’m enjoying time with my family in Romania several of my favorite food bloggers (born outside US just like me) are sharing their culinary talents with you.  Today, I’d like you to welcome Christiane. She’s an Armenian, now living in Winston-Salem area. She’s the mother of a beautiful girl, age 5. On her blog,… 

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Cherry Tomato Quiche

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Boy, it’s good to be home!  Over the weekend I fired my oven like it was the end of the world. Cookies, bread, quick bread, baked rice, zucchini sticks. Poor oven, sure didn’t expect that :))  Today I’m not going to talk about neither of those, but the quiche I told you about a while… 

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Roasted vegetable dip and pita chips

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  About two weeks ago I went to the town to do my grocery shopping. While browsing through the fresh produce section, keeping also an eye on Tiffany not to jump out of the cart despite the seat belt I stopped to pick some tomatoes. Near me a lady with a little girl were buying… 

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Colorful veggie pasta salad

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From time to time I love shopping at World Market, getting some good European chocolate always puts a smile on my face. But it’s not just the sweet treats that call my name, I also love their pasta selection. If you’re having a toddler try their Zoo or Travel shaped pasta. Eating time turns easily… 

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