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Recipe: Tomato Sauce with Fennel and Zucchini

by Jane Wangersky August 19th, 2016| Recipes, Spreads & Sauces
I don’t usually serve vegetables on the side when I make pasta with tomato sauce -- I like to say the sauce is the vegetable dish. It not only makes for a healthier, more interesting sauce, it saves on dishwashing. And, though it takes less than half an hour to
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Recipe: Mole

by BnB Finder August 18th, 2016| Best BnB Bites, Recipes, Spreads & Sauces
There are plenty of secrets to perfecting a sumptuous sauce; but as you know, sharing is caring (especially when it comes helping foodies make meals to remember!), so we just can't keep this one to ourselves. Innkeeper and certified culinary professional Chef Monika Sudakov of Chestnut Street Inn in Sheffield, IL, known
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5 Sauces & Spreads to Complement Your Summer Meal

by Michele Pesula Kuegler August 15th, 2016| Recipes, Spreads & Sauces
During summer, we often think about cooking with local produce. There are numerous recipes for grilled entrées, tossed salads, and simple sides that can be made with ingredients from a nearby farmstand. However, the co-stars of the meal, sauces and spreads, are often forgotten. This week at Think Tasty we
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Recipe: Spicy Mushrooms

by Jane Wangersky August 12th, 2016| Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
I’ve always thought of mushrooms as something you put into or on top of other foods to make them more special -- not as a food that could stand on their own. But with the vegetable people suddenly sending me literal pounds of them every week, it was time to
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Recipe: Chilled Blueberry Soup

by BnB Finder August 11th, 2016| Best BnB Bites, Recipes, Soups & Stews
Because in summertime the living is easy, foodies should definitely be able to enjoy simple and sensational recipes that can keep them cool as the temperatures get hot. Now if we suggested seeking out some soup, you might think us mad. That is, of course, unless it was a tantalizing
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Recipe: Pineapple Gazpacho

by Michele Pesula Kuegler August 10th, 2016| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegetarian
When the day's weather forecast is temps in the 80s and 90s with lots of humidity, I am not apt to want a hot dinner. Focusing on simple, chilled meals I make salads, sandwiches, and soup. Yes, I wrote soup. Although the word soup conjures images of pots simmering on
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5 Refreshing Soups for Summer

by Michele Pesula Kuegler August 8th, 2016| Recipes, Soups & Stews
When one thinks of summer, soup is probably not the first dish that comes to mind. Typically soup is aligned with a pot simmering on the stove on a cold winter day. However, soup doesn't have to be a dish served hot. There are many soups that are perfectly delightful
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Recipe: Roasted Figgy Pears

by BnB Finder August 5th, 2016| Best BnB Bites, Recipes, Side Dishes
Now that we've started to compile a list of some of summer's best bets for food lovers, we would be remiss not to suggest some super side dishes that would work well with seafood, salads, and other seasonal favorites. Refreshing fruits are always a go-to during warmer months, so that's
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Recipe: Spicy Cucumber Salad

by Jane Wangersky August 4th, 2016| Recipes, Salads
Cucumbers are ripening on farms and in gardens all over the continent right now. They’re one of those mild vegetables often served along with spicier stuff to balance it out. This time, I decided, I was going to team them up with lots of spicy stuff, plus one or two

5 Side Dishes to Complete Your Summer Dinner

by TT Editors August 1st, 2016| Recipes, Side Dishes






If you’re tired of chips as the side dish with your dinner this summer, we have some great (and easy) recipes to add more excitement to your evening meal.


Zucchini is available everywhere; make it a healthy part of taco
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Recipe: Summer Fruit Jam

by Jane Wangersky July 29th, 2016| Recipes, Spreads & Sauces
The lady at the corner produce store was a little surprised when I said I was going to make jam with the cherries I was buying. She sees plenty of home canners in there every summer, and not many of them bother with cherries. When I got home and began
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Recipe: John’s Favorite Herb Bread

by BnB Finder July 28th, 2016| Breads, Recipes
Summertime isn't just the season of beaches and barbecues. It is also the ideal time for picnics and road trips. What's the ultimate ingredient to make either of those excursions an enticing success? Sandwiches of course, and more specifically, having the best bread as your base. Our friends at