Brush off the grill and pack up the picnic basket with fresh ingredients.

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Carrot Top Pesto

Posted August 2, 2015

I hate to waste food. There are a million reasons why everyone should hate wasting food, and food waste is a serious topic for so many (including me). But I’m not going to dig into any of those serious reasons here because, one,…

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What We Love: Quick Summer Food Gifts

Posted July 30, 2015

Summer, and August in particular, is a time for travel: long vacations with family or friends, day trips to the beach or to the mountains, and shorter trips involving a picnic lunch or a BBQ. I’m a firm believer that…

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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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The Quickest Spicy Pickled Green Beans

Posted July 23, 2015

It’s funny how you can live with someone forever, share secrets, talk endlessly and still never really learn everything about your person. I recently learned that my person, Lenny, likes pickles. I was dumbfounded; I genuinely had no idea! Fortunately,…

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Sweet Summer Tartlets

Posted July 19, 2015

It’s hard to believe, but I’m getting married in September, just over three months away! I don’t know where the time goes. We’re only having an eight month-long engagement, but still, the time has flown. With so much to plan,…

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10 Summer Food Gifts Inspired By My Organic Garden

Posted July 16, 2015

Every spring, I commit to building a stupendous summer garden. I challenge myself in small part to flex my green thumb, and in major part to multiply my food gift potential. I’ll make a food gift from anything I find at the local market…

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