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Nicoise Salad Recipe

Delicious Summer Nicoise Salad Recipe

One of my wife’s favorite summer meals is also one of my favorites. Mainly because it takes a minimum of preparation, is healthy, offers great variety and is fast. A… Continue

Blackberry hands

6 Ways to Savor Summer

The Northwest is big on summer flavor. We have an abundance of top quality fresh local produce. It may be coming from your garden, the farmers market or even local… Continue

Garnished Heirloom Gazpachogazpacho

3 Chilled Soup Recipes for Hot Summer Nights

In the summertime my meals tend to revolve around bright flavors and cooling ingredients. The farmers markets are bursting with local produce that is so perfect and ripe, you want… Continue

Japanese eggplant

North African-Style Grilled Eggplant Recipe

Late summer is the perfect time to be eating Japanese eggplant. These smaller eggplants, generally coming in a lighter shade of purple than their rounder cousins, are sweet and more… Continue