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Blueberry Ice Cubes

Tweet Last summer, an unexpected trip out of town, found me with a refrigerator full of fruits and vegetables that I did not want to go to waste. So, I roasted the carrots, mushrooms and eggplant and fried up the bell peppers. The fruit was a no-brainer, as it went into the freezer. The berries could […]

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Sparkling Rosemary Limonata

Tweet Turn your ordinary lemonade into something special! This simple recipe adds a subtle savory twist to a favorite warm weather drink. The crisp, clean refreshing taste of Italian limonata (lemonade) will cool you off and add a splash of sparkle to any occasion. This recipe makes 2-3 servings. I usually double the recipe, as […]

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Chilled Summer Spa Soup

Tweet After making a batch of my flavored ice cubes, I got the idea to make a cold soup. I didn’t really want a hearty gazpacho, rather a light, cool and refreshing spa-like kind of soup. I often put slices of cucumber in my water glass and had several in the frig, so that’s where […]

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Limonata

Tweet When the weather begins to heat up, many of us reach for a tall glass of ice-cold lemonade to cool off. Italian limonata (lemonade) requires only a few simple ingredients of lemon juice, sugar, water and basil. I like the crisp clean taste that the basil brings to this summertime favorite. This recipe is […]

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Lemon Spaghetti

Tweet This is one of those dishes that hardly needs a recipe. It’s quick and it’s easy. It’s my go-to-recipe when I want a simple summer meal. This serves two generous portions. If you are dining alone, have half for dinner and enjoy the other half the next day for lunch. Lemon Spaghetti is light, […]

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Zucchini Lemon Soup

Tweet The majority of the soups I make are of a hearty variety, like Minestrone and Lentil. You know the kind that warm you up on a cold winter’s day. But as the days begin to heat up the simplicity of a summer meal becomes appealing for a couple of reasons. First, the garden (yours […]

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