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

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Watermelon Margarita

Posted August 30, 2015

One of the most popular recipes on Eat Boutique, this Watermelon Margarita is everything summer in a glass, or as in this updated recipe, a series of glasses, right? There are fifteen thousand ways to be sure that summer is in full…

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Grapefruit Ginger Mint Mocktail

Posted August 20, 2015

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy bright and refreshing cocktails; however, alcohol isn’t always a prerequisite, and you may occasionally crave something on the lighter side. If you don’t or can’t drink alcohol (or are looking for something festive…

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A Recipe from My New Cookbook: Minty Pickles

Posted August 18, 2015

My garden grows pickling cucumbers and varieties of mint—spearmint, peppermint, chocolate mint, apple mint, you name it—like it grows weeds. Each harvest, I’m left with pounds and bunches, respectively. One season, I paired them together and the refreshing combo rejuvenated…

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Asian Spiced Bloody Mary

Posted August 4, 2015

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Bloody Mary. The hate because it’s often the symbol of a night that went too far; one thinks of staggering into the kitchen to find a pitcher of thick red liquid in…

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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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