Monthly Archives: July 2015

Summertime Basil Pesto

INGREDIENTS 2 cups fresh basil leaves 1/3 cup pine nuts (I used walnuts instead.) 1/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 3 cloves roasted garlic 1/3 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice (optional but recommended) 1/2 teaspoon each salt and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

There wasn’t a drop of this left at the end of a party!   INGREDIENTS ½ cup unsalted butter, cut into small pieces ⅓ cup light brown sugar Pinch of salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 8 ounces cream cheese ½ cup … Continue reading

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Zucchini “Meatballs”

Wasn’t expecting these to be so YUMMY!!! INGREDIENTS cooking spray 1 tsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 1/4 lbs unpeeled zucchini, grated 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/8 tsp black pepper 3 tbsp chopped basil, plus leaves for garnish 1 … Continue reading

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No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

INGREDIENTS ¾ cup (1½ sticks) butter, melted 1 cup pretzels, crushed finely then measured 1 cup Ritz crackers, crushed finely 1½ cups powdered sugar 1 cup crunchy peanut butter ¼ cup creamy peanut butter 1½ cups milk chocolate chips PREPARATION … Continue reading

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