Throw an outdoor soiree with these fire-friendly dishes.

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Apricot Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Posted July 28, 2015

One of the many things I enjoy about contributing to Eat Boutique is that I have truly become a better hostess and a better guest. Since I’m always thinking about how to make and give food, sharing recipes here just makes sense.…

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Mustard Sea Salt

Posted July 26, 2015

I have a complicated relationship with ribbon. String, twine or straight up fabric ribbon, every type is so very gorgeous. I love them all so much, I want them all right now. In fact, I can’t stand to toss gently used…

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Grilled Peach, Corn and Prosecco Mussels

Posted September 18, 2014

Crossover dishes have my heart this week and this one is just so special. Mussels cuddle up to late summer produce in a sparkling broth that says, “sure, it’s almost soup season but let’s keep the prosecco thing going a…

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Grilled Oysters with Herb Butter

Posted July 14, 2014

It’s summer and like I said in this post for Beef, Stout & Oyster Pie last week, I am oyster-crazy right now. Once grilled, small oysters take on an sweeter, concentrated note. And topped with herb butter, well, it’s basically…

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The Middle Eastern Feast

Posted April 3, 2013

Josephine mentioned wanting to make a feast of dishes and, quite honestly, I’m drooling all over this Middle Eastern meal – homemade pita, hummus, and even a spice mix. The sun is shining around here and I’m thinking that a…

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Grilled Turkey

Posted November 13, 2012

Cooking turkeys has long been fodder for sitcoms, with the overachieving first-time-holiday-hostess haplessly serving a frozen bird or salvaging a charred turkey from the depths of the oven. Even for a seasoned cook (in real life), the turkey plus all…

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Fresh Fish and Chips

Posted September 9, 2012

Fish and chips are traditionally beer-battered or deep-fried, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But I wondered: How about fish and chips made on a barbecue? Josephine, an Australian who knows a thing or two about grilling, took her assignment…

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Bonfire Food: Banana Boats

Posted August 9, 2012

S’mores have long held the seat of honor at summer bonfires.   The promise of melty chocolate and perfectly golden marshmallows sandwiched between two squares of graham crackers will quickly send kids running to look for the perfect roasting stick.…

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