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Fall Fruit Salad with Pears

This Fall Fruit Salad with Pears is a great example of the amazing fruit salads that still exist, even in the fall. Y’all, there are still so many good fruits in season, take advantage while you can! In our area, pears are really good right now. Grapes have also been really good too…

Chicken Thighs Smothered in a Fig Balsamic Sauce

Chicken Thighs Smothered in a Fig Balsamic Sauce is a great fall dish. It is seasonal. It is flavorful and it is so good! Plus, it is relatively simple to make! Start by making your Fig and Garlic Sauce, smother the chicken, and bake. See, it really is so simple! Figs Preserves I made my…

Tender and Flavorful Beef Bulgogi

This Tender and Flavorful Beef Bulgogi is such a wonderful Korean dish. It is really simple to make. Start with quality beef, marinate and grill. That’s it. This dish is so good, it is worth any effort it takes to make it! Beef Recommendations Obviously a really important part of this dish is…

You won’t want to miss this epic salmon burger!

Seriously though, you won’t want to miss this epic salmon burger. They are pretty simple to make and so delicious. Plus, so much healthier than the traditional burgers we love! Salmon Recommendations Being from Alaska, I am somewhat particular about my salmon. I am fortunate enough to get fresh and canned salmon from…

Open-Faced Cucumber and Tomato Toast

The simple open-faced cucumber and tomato toast are a great way to celebrate summer’s garden bounty. I have been a little bummed to not have a huge garden as I had at our new house. In our previous house, we had an amazing space. I have something specific in mind and am…

Delicious banh mi pork tenderloin sandwich

I really feel like you should stop whatever you are doing and make this Delicious Banh Mi Pork Tenderloin Sandwich. I mean, it has it all. Tender and flavorful pork, marinated veggies and a delicious bun. Come on!! The rundown for making the sandwich The lineup is fairly simple. It can be double too, and…

Amazing caprese salad with scallops

Want a great twist on tradition? How about Caprese Salad with Scallops? Yes, it is just as good as it sounds. Plus, it is so simple to make and so healthy! It is perfect for a light summer meal. Components of the caprese salad with scallops What is in this salad? Simple. Heirloom tomatoes, fresh…

Turkey and Sprouts on Ciabatta

This Turkey and Sprouts on Ciabatta is the perfect summer sandwich. I keep my house pretty warm. Because it is already so warm, I rarely turn on my oven in the summer. Sandwiches and salads are king in our house. I even buy my bread a lot of times…I know, I know. We…

Italian vegetable salad

I love pasta as much as the next person, and maybe even more than the average person, but sometimes I want an all veggie salad. This is where the ideas for my Italian Vegetable Salad was born. I wanted those Italian flavors, but wanted to keep it light! Plus. my track record recently has been…

Blackened Halibut Bowl

Although I grew up in Alaska where seafood is readily available, halibut was always a little harder to come by. It is ALWAYS a treat. My parents are good enough to send me several filets a year and I am so grateful for that. This Blackened Halibut Bowl is one of the recipes I love…