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Recipe: Two Bean Salad

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 20th, 2016| Recipes, Salads

As I was starting this article, I was going to write that my husband and I agree on many food choices. The more I thought about it, the less I was sure that it was true. We do like similar restaurants and enjoy a number of similar foods, but when

5 Sensational Salads for Summer

by TT Editors July 18th, 2016| Recipes, Salads

Ripe strawberries are at grocery stores and farm stands. Put them to use in this delicious salad as both a topping and a dressing. Get the recipe here.

No need for plain cantaloupe! This side salad is a delightful

Recipe: Eggplant Quinoa “Caviar”

by Jane Wangersky July 15th, 2016| Appetizers, Recipes
This is apparently the summer of eggplant somewhere in the world -- it certainly is in my weekly vegetable bin. Which is fine with me, but the rest of the family doesn’t care so much for eggplant. My challenge, therefore, is either to eat it all myself or come up

Recipe: Shrimp, Radicchio and Red Wine Risotto

by BnB Finder July 14th, 2016| Main Dishes, Recipes
What's one of your favorite foods for summer? Since we've already covered ice cream, we'd like to nominate seafood! From shrimp and lobsters to crabs, swordfish and salmon, there are fabulous options for fish everywhere you turn and nothing seems to pair better with warm weather dining in our book.
Italian stuffed zucchini

Recipe: Italian Stuffed Zucchini

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 13th, 2016| Main Dishes, Recipes
We haven't had anything more than an herb garden in a few years, but we do live down the street from a large farm stand. With its proximity, I find myself walking there quite often in the late afternoon to procure fresh produce for our dinner. Zucchini is one piece

5 Main Dishes to Make Your Summer Sizzle

by TT Editors July 11th, 2016| Main Dishes, Recipes

There’s a lot of zucchini, either in your garden or at the grocery store. Turn it into an entree with a hearty meat filling. Get the recipe here.

It also is blueberry picking season. Turn those blueberries into an

Recipe: Guacamole Stuffed Celery

by Jane Wangersky July 8th, 2016| Appetizers, Recipes
Celery is more assertive than we usually think it is, and I don’t mean that in a good way. I mean it does its level best to make every food it comes in contact with just as bland as itself. And I’m talking about the organic celery we get in
Black Bean and Chicken Chili

Recipe: Black Bean and Chicken Chili

by BnB Finder July 7th, 2016| Appetizers, Best BnB Bites, Recipes
Now that solstice has passed and summer is officially under way, it's time for foodies to make the most of easy, breezy summer favorites. One dish that never disappoints as one of our ideal appetizers is veggie-packed chili, and our friends at Queen Anne Guest House in Galena, IL have

5 Appetizer Recipes Perfect for Summer

by TT Editors July 4th, 2016| Appetizers, Recipes

Bruschetta may bring tomatoes and basil to mind; this recipe will introduce you to a whole different type that involves cheese and honey. Get the recipe here.

Sticking with the theme of a cheese-based bruschetta, we continue with this

Recipe: Oatmeal, Butterscotch, Coconut Cookie Sandwiches with Maple Bacon Bourbon Ice Cream

by BnB Finder July 1st, 2016| Best BnB Bites, Desserts, Recipes
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! That's why this week we're offering another recipe that rocks the "chill that thrills" when it comes to our favorite summer foods. We can't think of any B&B chef who does a better job of developing innovative recipes for every

Recipe: Mango Whisky Cream

by Jane Wangersky June 30th, 2016| Recipes, Simple Solutions
An ice cream dish with a kick -- that was what I wanted to create this week. Something for grownups who haven’t outgrown ice cream yet but whose tastes have matured a little. Maybe it was the thought of Father’s Day, maybe it was recipes like this, or maybe
chocolate banana

Recipe: Frozen Chocolate Banana Treats

by Michele Pesula Kuegler June 29th, 2016| Desserts, Recipes
I will start this recipe with a confession. I usually am honest about the food that I serve to my family. If we are having lamb, I tell them it's lamb. I don't hide shreds of zucchini in my pasta sauce or sneak spinach into a chocolate shake. Of course,