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Simple Fruit Salad

by Sara on August 19, 2009

simple fruit salad

Fragrant and sweet, local melon is hands-down one of my favorite things about summer. So when I arrived at the farmers’ market this weekend and was greeted by the perfume of melon, it was difficult to contain my excitement. I could tell by the aroma that this melon wouldn’t last long; I could tell it [...]

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Madison Bistro Treats

by Sara on August 15, 2009

Lemon Tea Cookies

In some ways, mid-August is one of my favorite times of year. Sure, I complain about it being a little too hot, a little too humid, but that very heat and humidity is so important to area crops, not to mention my own garden. The available local produce is at its peak, which translates into [...]

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Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

by Sara on June 21, 2009

Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

This compote is one of my favorite spring/summer treats. Whether you want a cheerful start to your day by spooning it over greek yogurt, or a sinless finish by serving it with a scoop of ice cream, you can’t go wrong with this recipe. It’s a delicious balance of sweet and tart, everything you’d expect [...]

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Melon with Tequila and Lime

by Sara on June 2, 2009

Honeydew & Mint

My mom once said that a perfect honeydew melon is better than chocolate. Honeydew really is one of the great joys of summer. When it’s in season, it tastes like candy, only better. It needs no adornment, but when you do decide to dress it up a bit, be prepared – it will knock your [...]

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