Cooking fish and seafood can often seem intimidating, but I’ve got a fool proof method for cooking THE BEST grilled scallops! They’re fast, easy and melt-in-your-mouth, so go ahead and read on for all my best scallop-cooking tips. Step 1 – If you’re using fresh scallops, remove them from the package and thoroughly dry them…

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Do you have loads of cucumbers popping up in your garden? Did you visit the farmer’s market and grab a big bag of cucumbers? If you said yes to either of these questions, then boy do I have the recipe for you! Perhaps you have a family favorite cucumber salad recipe in your back pocket,…

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What more could you ask for when it comes to summer baking? A loaf, fresh out of the oven, of Zucchini Quick Bread is really all we need. Typical quick bread recipes call for all-purpose flour, a lot of sugar and can be pretty high in fat, too. This version is upgraded from both a…

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Peaches! One of my very favorite fruits of summer. And while I usually eat them by the bushel or in a light dessert, it’s also fun to use them in savory recipes like this Sauteed Cod with Peach Avocado Salad! The salad is a delightful mix of diced fresh peaches (with the skins on, because,…

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I used to have a massive garden that was often taken over by zucchini. I complained because it would outshine many of my other plants, but now I miss it! I haven’t had a garden for two years (and absolutely plan to build one next spring!) and I want to have so much zucchini I…

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Growing up in the Midwest meant potato salads were basically the star of the show at every potluck and summer gathering. Most of them, while delicious, were ladened with mayonnaise with little trace of potatoes, eggs, herbs or other vegetables. I am a huge mayonnaise fan, but I like the actual salad to shine while…

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