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Seared Ahi and Avocado Salad…plus 8 Summertime Dinners on the Panini Press

July 17, 2013
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If there ever was a time to pull out your panini press – or Foreman grill or any other tabletop grill – it’s right now, in the middle of July, in the thick of the summer heat! Let the panini press be your secret weapon for making dinner without having to turn on the oven […]

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Grilled Cheese Panzanella Salad…and More Cooking on TV!

July 15, 2012
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Summer is usually a time when I relax a bit but things couldn’t be busier around here! In between wrapping up my cookbook manuscript, shuttling my two little kids around to their camps and swim lessons and judging two dessert competitions at the San Diego County Fair (ok, that wasn’t so difficult) I also managed […]

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Grilled Peach Salad with Toasted Pecans, Blue Cheese and Honey Balsamic Syrup

August 14, 2011
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I’m starting to come around on salads. Historically, I haven’t been much of a salad person but this summer we’ve been enjoying them for dinner at least once a week. Salads, I’ve finally realized, hold more possibilities than just convenient leafy receptacles for all the items I’m looking to clear from the refrigerator crisper. I […]

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