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Sweet Home Allegra

❤️Food is LOVE❤️ Eat UP!!

Favorite recipes for creating and preserving vibrant food. Views to my sweet life too. 

 

Hot Italian Giardiniera

Mercy me!! This is the veggie pickle crowd pleaser of all time, not soooo hot that it burns, just spicy enough to please and sweet enough...

Zucchini Relish

September's bountiful zucchini, shredded up skin and all and synergized with onion, dices of brightly colored peppers, and a sweet syrup...

Zucchini Salsa

Put up this smoky, sweet-peppery, slightly spicy, cilantro-infused chili style salsa when September overflows with zucchini, tomatoes and...

Cindy’s Potato Salad

My wondeful friend Cindy suggested that we make potato salad. This, of course, started a discussion (that included web scrolling) about...

Sweet Corn Relish

This is a 1950s era supermarket hotdog relish elevated to the stars thanks to July’s peak Farm Market opportunities and some dedicated...

Spicy Dilly Garlic Beans

Addictive! This pickle is everyone’s favorite, so I spend July putting up several big batches. The recipe is uncomplicated but time...

World’s BEST Rhubarb Bars

I am so addicted to these. The crust is like a shortbread cookie and the goo on top is like the best sweet/tart treat EVER. Of course,...

Baked White Fish and Vegetables

Simple and nutritious, yet elegant and beautiful enough to serve to company! We love this recipe because you simply change out the...

Coffee Tequillarita

I learned this at Rick Baliss's flagship restaurant Topolobompo in Chicago. This is an outrageous dessert cocktail!! Glass is rimmed with...

A Perfect Margarita

Simple (3 ingredients), sublime, and here is how: 2 parts fresh squeezed lime juice 2 parts excellent Tequila 1 part Cointreau or Triple...

4-Ingredient Creamy Carrot Soup

Vegan too, because this soup gets its creaminess from Arborio rice (risotto)! The flavor trick is homemade veggie soup stock and sweet...

Roasted Peppered Salmon

Roast salmon correctly and then enjoy it at home for a lifetime!! We have never been to a restaurant that cooks salmon as well as we can...

Perfect Everyday Quiche

Quiche is Mac and Cheese for grownups. Besides being beautiful comfort food, so very satisfying and delicious, quiche delivers all the...

Pickled Brussels Sprouts

If you love an unusual savory pickle and Brussels Sprouts, this pickle is for you. They are not my favorite, but I make it for love of my...

Fresh Tomato Tart

Summer’s pizza/not pizza tomato treat! It’s fresher, lighter than pizza, cuz there isn’t any cheese. The crust is store bought fresh puff...

Zucchini Muffins

👉👉This muffin has ONLY the grated zucchini rind! 👈👈 Use up your garden’s giant end of summer otherwise inedible zucchini for this....

Seared Ahi Tuna

Summer grilling just upgraded to ooooo la la! My Mister is the Celebrity Chef with this delicacy! He says: ”Source 1 and 1/2 lb sushi...

 

Elaine

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