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Fire and Ice Tomatoes

Clearly my family loves food.  Our best times are always centered around food.  I had a craving for a Krispy Kreme Donut.  I told Sir Streusel about this craving and his response was, “Well, let’s go take care of that craving right now.”  My little ballerina baby was over visiting and she said, “I’m in!”

See that yellow one with the sprinkle dots?!  That sucker is filled with CAKE BATTER!!!

Yea, that’s the stuff.

When that red light is flashing “Hot Donuts”, you better treat ‘yo-self!

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Greek Chicken Salad

The sun is shining and the humidity is low, it’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood!  We had rain for 2 1/2 weeks straight.  Everything was wet, everything was droopy, everything was dirty, everything had mushrooms growing out it….everything.  When Tropical Storm Cindy rolled through, we headed to the beach to walk out on the pier and watch the waves, it’s tradition.  There is just something so majestic watching those waves roll in.  I wish you could actually tell how large these waves were.

  Eric’s favorite side salad is a Greek Salad.  I thought I would take the classic Greek Salad to the next level.

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Caprese Chicken Salad

I felt like I wanted a salad.  I felt like I wanted chicken.  I felt like I wanted everything covered in delicious balsamic vinaigrette.  So I got in the kitchen and got busy.  Sometimes you just have to make things happen for yourself.  

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Cranberry Vinaigrette

Spring has my mind thinking of nothing but crisp, fresh salads that are covered in wonderful vinaigrettes.  I am a vinaigrette girl.  I have never been one for heavy dressings.  A light drizzle of flavor is all I want.  I want to taste everything I have tossed together in my salad.  I was so pleased with this Cranberry Vinaigrette.  It is perfect to toss on top of salad of greens, pepper, apples, shaved Parmesan, and nuts.

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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

It’s strawberry season y’all!!  Happy, happy, happy!  Is there anything prettier than a flat full of strawberries?  No, I don’t think so.

 I am sharing with you a salad that is big on flavor using the bounty of fresh strawberries.  This salad is perfect for weeknight meals, Mother’s Day or Easter.  

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