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Summer's Best Farmer's Market Fresh Vegetable Salad with Tomatoes and Zucchini
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Summer’s Best Farmer’s Market Vegetable Salad

Whether you grow your own vegetables at home, visit a local farmer’s market for seasonal produce, or shop at your neighborhood grocery store, you simply must add this Farmer’s Market Fresh Vegetable Salad to your menu list while Mother Nature’s bounty of summertime goodness is at it’s peak of flavor! It is truly what summer is all about when it comes to flavor and freshness!

Creamy Avocado Hollandaise Sauce with Oven Roasted Asparagus
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Creamy Avocado Hollandaise Sauce Over Oven Roasted Asparagus

After making the standard hollandaise sauce, the secret to making my Creamy Avocado Hollandaise Sauce is simple. By adding ripe avocado, a splash or two of hot sauce, and finally a squeeze of fresh lime juice for a unique twist on all the other hollandaise sauce recipes out there. Dare to be different! 🙂

Surprise Orzo Pasta Salad with Sweet Corn & Blueberries
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Surprise Chilled Orzo Pasta Salad with Sweet Corn & Blueberries

What goes better with a backyard BBQ or party in the warm weather than a chilled pasta salad? Not much in my book. This recipe for chilled Surprise Orzo Pasta Salad with Sweet Corn and Blueberries is the perfect accompaniment for any kind protein. Or, it can be a vegetarian lovers delight, and stand completely on its own.

Roasted Red Potatoes with Lemongrass, Garlic & Cilantro
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Caramelized Roasted Red Potatoes with Lemongrass, Garlic & Cilantro

There are so many terrific convenience products in the grocery store, and as I’ve always been drawn to the produce department in particular, some of my favorite products are from a company called Gourmet Garden. The recipe I’m sharing today for Roasted Red Potatoes with Lemongrass, Garlic & Cilantro takes advantage of two of their products.

Blood Orange and Blueberry Salad
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Antioxidant Rich Blood Orange and Blueberry Salad

I have a confession to make; I’d never even tried a blood orange before making this Blood Orange and Blueberry Salad. Oh sure I’d seen them in the stores often enough, and on other people’s blogs, but since I’m not that fond of eating citrus fruits on their own, I’ve never added them to my shopping cart. Until now!

Mashed Potatoes with Pimento Cheese
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Zippy Pimento Cheese Mashed Potatoes

I’m not usually one to follow traditions when it comes to food and food holidays like Thanksgiving. What can I say? I get bored easily, and I like to try new things. It’s not always something that my family appreciates, but if I’m the one doing the cooking, then I’m the one who gets to decide what’s on the menu. *insert evil laughter here*

Skillet Zucchini Parmesan Recipe - www.kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
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Italian Layered Zucchini Parmesan

With zucchinis still being so prevalent in the grocery store, and in home gardens and farmer’s markets, I wanted to come up with a recipe that marries the idea of eggplant Parmesan, and pizza, but with using summer squash as a replacement for the eggplant. I think I hit the nail right on the head with this recipe for Italian Layered Zucchini Parmesan! Try it, and you be the judge.

Creamy Potato Salad with Dill Pickles
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Creamy Homemade Dill Pickle Potato Salad

Here we are at the end of the summer BBQ season and at the front door of tailgating season. What I love about this dill pickle potato salad is that it can carry through the two seasons, seamlessly and effortlessly. Trust me when I tell you that you’ll score big points with family and friends no matter when you serve it!