Tag Archive: mozzarella

Heirloom Tomato Tart with Mozzarella and Pesto

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I’ve been meaning to share this recipe with you for a while… And, since summer has unofficially come to a close now that Labor Day has come and gone, I figured I’d better do it sooner rather than later. This summer, more than ever, our meals have revolved around whatever is available from our CSA…

Grilled Zucchini Caprese Salad

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I’ve had a change of heart…. This summer, I am embracing salads. In the past, salads were just a way to get rid of the plethora of lettuce that fills our CSA box all summer long. And, I’ve never been a fan of lettuce. This year, though, I have realized that salads don’t have to…

Kitchen Bootcamp Roundup – Eggs and Breakfast

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This month’s Kitchen Bootcamp challenge focused on eggs and other popular breakfast foods! I admit that it was a selfish pick on my part because I wanted a challenge that I could handle without too much stress and effort.  I really enjoyed seeing what everyone else made, though… Breakfast has been one of my favorite…

Deep Dish Zucchini and Tomato Pizza

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Last week, our CSA box had one tomato in it – the first tomato of the season.  Tomatoes have come a bit early this year (along with many other things) due to the unusually warm spring that we had.  But, i’m not complaining. Each year I wait for the first local tomatoes. You can’t beat the vine-ripened…

Friday Favorites – Episode 131

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Over the past few months, it’s been a lot of fun having some friends step in to share their Friday Favorites. I’ve enjoyed discovering new sites and learning a bit more about some of my blogging friends… And, I’m grateful to everyone who took the time to write a Friday Favorites guest post! This week,…

Italian Turkey Meatloaf

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Meatloaf is one of those foods that is often overlooked in my kitchen.  I have nothing against it. In fact, I quite like it.  I just don’t usually think to make it, and it doesn’t make its way into the weekly menu very often. A few weeks ago, though, my mom mentioned that she had…

Italian Sausage and Egg Bake

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I have mixed feelings about the time after New Years… I always feel a bit of sadness taking down the Christmas decorations.  Once the tree comes down, there’s no denying that the holiday season is over.  But, at the same time, I enjoy the quietness of the winter months that follow the holidays. I look forward…

Baked Ziti Casserole

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When it comes to dinner parties around the holidays, I am all for thinking outside the box. Turkey, ham, and roast beef are fantastic, but sometimes I think it’s fun to do something a bit more casual and cozy, especially for a small gathering of friends or family! Casseroles are a great way to keep…

Pesto Caprese Pasta Salad

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I mentioned yesterday how much I love to make pesto during the summer. It’s just so easy and flavorful. And, I think I failed to mention yesterday, that it doesn’t require turning on the oven… Or even the stove! Since pesto itself does not make a meal, a few weeks ago I decided to use…

Garlic Scape and Kale Stuffed Shells

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I warned you last week that I’m obsessed with garlic scapes… And, also that I stockpiled them and had quite a few garlic scape recipes coming your way. Well, here’s another one! I guess you could say that I am also somewhat obsessed with stuffed pasta, especially in the summer! I love to use whatever…