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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. 

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Black Bean Burgers with Japanese Mayo

These are the ultimate vegetarian burger without resorting to salty fake meat or mealy overly bread-crumbed patties! These are packed...

Pear Custard Pie

Elegant, beautiful, delicious! And sooooo easy!!! The custard whirrs up in the blender and the entire confection comes together quickly...

Oven “Sun Dried” Tomatoes

After receiving a jar from a friend last week (they were delicious!!) I could not resist making these myself. Homemade and farm fresh...

Peach Salsa

My Lake Michigan resort town, before it was a tourist vacation destination, was a lumber and fruit center, shipping to ports everywhere...

Alfredo Kale and Shallot Pizza

Ripped from NYT Cooking, which hides behind a paywall so will not pin to Pinterest for ease of reference, therefore I am posting here....

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...

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