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Spinach Gorgonzola Edamame Salad featuring Philip Shaw

I know mostly around here the ladies dominate my readership, so I appreciate it even more when the gentlemen give me support. One of those gentlemen is Philip. Philip was one of the first people I interacted with in social media. He has been such a support not only during my time in social media, but also in my writing and my marriage. Philip is a well-traveled and extremely well versed man  farmer from Canada whom I have a great deal of respect…

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Sweet Corn & Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Dressing

Well… my timing hasn’t been the best for my recipe posts. As I share this wonderful summer salad, it is a balmy 46 degrees outside. But I will carry on! We planted some Bt sweet corn this year, as we do every year since my husband has a serious obessession with it. I have a post about putting up sweet corn for the freezer in the works. But this salad takes a different take on enjoying the sweet corn besides…

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Strawberry Spinach Salad

One of the best things about summer is the salads.. Fresh fruits and vegetables from the garden leave us with so many options when it comes to enjoying them fresh right from the garden. I always love to find new salad recipes so we don’t get stuck in the same old salad evening after evening. So I pulled up an old favorite the other night. I totally forgot about it.  I’ve made this salad for several pot lucks and get…

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