Grilled Skirt Steak with Roasted Cherries & Figs

Cherry & Fig Roasted Steak

Sweet and tart roasted summer fruits over marinaded and grilled skirt steak, topped with crispy onions. When you think of Summer dishes you think them made up of brightly colored fruits and vegetables come, but Summer also has some rich dark fruits like cherries and figs. August is the month when the seasons of these two fruits overlap. I know!… 

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Sriracha Glazed Chicken with Pickled Plum Salad

Spicy Chicken with Pickled Plum Salad

  Notice anything different? I’ll give you a minute to figure it out. If you haven’t figured it out yet you and my husband should meet. I could paint a wall bright purple and it would take him a week to notice.  And, no I don’t think I am exaggerating. In addition to moving servers… 

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Show Us Your Heinz: Hot & Spicy BBQ Oven Smoked Ribs

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This post brought to you by Heinz Ketchup. All opinions are 100% mine. The big game is right around the corner. Are you ready for some football!? Are you ready for some awesome Super Bowl commercials?! I watch the commercial as much as I watch the game. Well, let me be really honest. I watch… 

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Thai Peanut Butter & Bacon Burger

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It’s Memorial Day weekend. The official beginning of summer when we all dust off our grills. This post isn’t a recipe about how to make the perfect burger. This is about toppings on a burger. Forget about ketchup, mustard & pickles. Let’s talk peanut butter, bacon and pineapple. You heard me right. I think I… 

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Green Chile & Goat Cheese Southwest Burger

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After eating takeout for approximately 2 weeks straight I finally got my kitchen unpacked and together.  It took forever to get my kitchen in an order that I was happy with and flowed well.  It was an adjustment moving into a smaller kitchen but in the end I am super happy how it turned out.  In fact… 

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Pastelon Pizza

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Okay, folks, we have made it to the half way point and I mean “we” because I couldn’t have made it to challenge #5 without your help.  This is when things are going to start getting dicey.  I am sure it’s going to be a full on food fight from this point on.  Well, the… 

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Marinated Pork Chops with Mango Pineapple Salsa

Yesterday was a solid 79 degrees and I thought it was time to do something bright, light and full of flavor.  It may still be April but it is feeling like Summer here. Although I am not quite ready to leave the house in shorts yet, for fear of causing an accident by blinding drivers… 

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