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Italian Pasta Salad

I was making sandwiches for dinner last night and decided that I wanted to do pasta salad to compliment them. Originally I was going to do my spicy pasta salad (recipe available on the site), but then I decided that I really didn’t want to do something mayo based, I wanted something lighter and fresher… Then I remember a pasta salad I used to make regularly a handful of years back that was packed with flavor but didn’t weigh you down as much. 193 more words

Perfect Pairings

Bread and Butter Pickles

I’ve mentioned I love pickles, right?  Since making the Super Easy Dill Pickles, our cucumbers have continued to explode. No, seriously. I’ve been making so many… 664 more words


Chengdu Week 2: appetizers & pandas!

During my second week in Chengdu, I got to try out some 20 mini dished appetizers, super cute and delicious (pictures below). Majority of the dishes are about three inches in diameter with a miscellaneous of Chengdu favorites on them! 121 more words


Mango and Avocado Salad

This light and fresh summer salad is perfect for an outside lunch or picnic, and takes less than 15 minutes to prepare. The mangos really give it that summer fresh taste – and give a great contrast against the avocado. 83 more words

Gluten Free

Summer Tomato Crostini with Whipped Feta

Happy end of summer! I love late August – it finally starts to cool off around here (meaning the temperatures finally start to dip into the double digits), and people who have gardens have so many extra veggies they start giving them away. 293 more words

Baking Blog

Pizza Dip: A Party Favorite

The next time you are invited to a pitch-in or are hosting a party at your house this is an ideal recipe to try.  Since everyone loves pizza then it shouldn’t be a stretch to assume that everyone will love this.  87 more words

Wendy Vivirito

Mini Blue Cheese Wedge Salads

Recipe by Amy Grossi. See my blog post about this event here.

Mini Blue Cheese Wedge Salads

  • 1 head iceburg lettuce
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon…
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