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Fresh Tomato Tarte Tatin

Tarte Tatin is an upside-down tart of apples or other fruit. According to the website WhatsCookingAmerica, legend has it that Tarte Tartin originated in France:

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Grilled Summer Vegetable Salad

Looking for a tasty side dish to accompany your summer BBQ fare? This salad is easy to prepare and can be prepared a couple of hours ahead of time. It is versatile enough to complement any entrée whether you are … Continue reading

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Napa Cabbage Salad with Toasted Ramen

Ingredients: ¼ cup rice vinegar ½ cup olive oil ¼ teaspoon grated ginger 2 Tablespoons of Tamari sauce 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper 1 medium Napa cabbage 1 bunch of green onions 1 cup of slivered almonds 3-ounce package of … Continue reading

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Grilled Avocados

Here’s an appetizer that our son, Robert, shared with us. It is sort of a Caprese Salad folded into a grilled avocado. Who’d a thunk it! Easy to prepare, it is full of nutrition, and it doesn’t hurt that it … Continue reading

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Persimmon-Spinach Salad

This is a flavorful seasonal salad taking advantage of Fuyu persimmons. To keep the salad fresh, assemble just prior to serving.

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Savory Ojai Pasties

So what’s a pasty? No, it’s not what Carol Doda wore. The best way to describe a pasty is to say it’s a pot pie without the pot. They are thought to have been the culinary invention of the Cornish in … Continue reading

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Grilled Portobello Mushroom Salad with Gorgonzola

This is a quick and easy salad that takes advantage of your grilling skills while the weather is still conducive to grilling outdoors. If you don’t have a grill or the weather is not cooperating, the mushrooms can be grilled … Continue reading

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