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Cajun Chicken Spaghetti Squash Boats

One my husband’s all-time favorite meals is The Pioneer Woman’s Cajun Chicken Pasta. And why wouldn’t it be?? Blackened chicken and veggies simmered in a rich cream sauce served over glorious mounds of fettuccini. The mere thought of it makes me drool! Unfortunately the recipe, while a fabulous, indulgent treat, […]

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Lamb Kofta with Minted Cabbage & Carrot Salad

Lamb Kofta is one of those dishes that sounds and looks really impressive but is ridiculously easy to make and absolutely perfect for a summer grill out. For those of you who have never had lamb kofta before, it is basically ground lamb mixed with onion, garlic, a ton of […]

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The Best Tzatziki

This Taztziki sauce is one of my favorite summer condiments and itโ€™s pretty darn good for you to boot. A combination of Greek yogurt, cucumber, fresh herbs, lemon and olive oil make this the perfect accompaniment to grilled meats, flatbreads and fresh veggies. I love serving it with my lamb […]

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Rosemary Garlic Carrots

Everybody needs a couple of side dish recipes that are no fuss, no fail and can really elevate a good meal to something special. This is one of those recipes. Incredibly simple and yet packed with flavor that feels indulgent. Easy enough for a weeknight dinner, special enough for a […]

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Greek Cucumber Salad

This salad is honestly one of my favorite things to eat in summer. It’s fresh and vibrant and pairs perfectly with grilled meat. One our favorite ways to eat it is on a pita or rolled piece of naan with grilled chicken thighs, homemade tzatziki and arugula. I mean, can […]

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Carne Asada Tacos

Carne Asada, which literally translates to “grilled meat”, typically refers to a marinaded and grilled flank or skirt steak and is an absolute staple here in Texas. While flank steak works great, I prefer using skirt steak not only because of it’s deliciously beefy flavor, but because it’s relatively inexpensive […]

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Roast Leg of Lamb with Mint Chimichurri & Lamb Gravy

My husband’s Father’s Day request this year was an authentic British Sunday Roast and let me tell you, I went all out. A succulent roast leg of lamb, Yorkshire puddings, carrots, Napa cabbage, Roasties and a truly delightful apple crumble with fresh cream made this a meal to remember. As […]

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Smoked Salmon Spread

When we were living in the UK I developed a slight love affair with smoked salmon pate. It was so fresh and tasty and I could eat an entire jar in one sitting on cucumbers, crackers and/or toast. That part still hasn’t changed but once we moved back to Texas […]

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