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Quick and Easy Fresh Cherry Pie

Quick and Easy Fresh Cherry Pie by David Martin

With the abundance of summer fruit, I regularly make pies. We are particularly fond of cherry pie and as such I've developed a quick and easy method when I don't have the time for my fully homemade version. If you don't tell your guests they will not realize you didn't spend hours on it. But when time permits, I make it all from…

2 votes
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Chicken Almond (from The Nut Tree Restaurant)

Chicken Almond (from The Nut Tree Restaurant) by Salad Foodie

My favorite entrée at the Nut Tree Restaurant (before it closed in ‘96) near Vacaville CA was Chicken Almond. (The gift shop at The Nut Tree sold the restaurant’s most popular recipes, which is how I came by them.) This makes a good summertime recipe because it’s a one-skillet meal that cooks in a flash and won’t heat up the kitchen.…

1 vote
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Rhubarb Custard Pie

Rhubarb Custard Pie by Robyn Savoie

My mother always made Rhubarb Custard Pie with the first rhubarb picked. It's one of my earliest memories of a favorite treat, so I feel lucky to have this recipe.

2 votes
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Banana Split Cake

Banana Split Cake by Glenn

Tasty desert reminiscent of a banana split but much easier to serve.

1 vote
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Asian Sloppy Joe Sliders

Asian Sloppy Joe Sliders by Bob Vincent

This is adapted from a recipe that appeared in Cuisine At Home recently. I added red onion and used more cilantro than the original. It is an easy dish to prepare in a hurry for a weeknight meal. The water chestnuts and hoisin sauce add an Asian flair to the standard Sloppy Joe. I served the dish with Myra Byanka's Napa Asian…

2 votes
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Vanilla Nutella Cupcakes

Vanilla Nutella Cupcakes by Catherine Pappas

2 votes
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Cereal Agave Cookies

Cereal Agave Cookies by Catherine Pappas

2 votes
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Summertime Cube Steak Dinner

Summertime Cube Steak Dinner by Robyn Savoie

Here's a quick, colorful and delicious recipe that uses garden fresh vegetables. It's sure to please even the most picky of eaters. The recipe calls for canned diced chili tomatoes. You can use two cups diced fresh tomato or 1 pint cherry tomato, quartered or 1 pint grape tomato, sliced in half. Place in a small bowl and add…

2 votes
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Grilled Summer Squash Nachos

Grilled Summer Squash Nachos by Robyn Savoie

Using your garden bounty can be challenging. Here's a recipe that turns sliced zucchini into the classic appetizer...nachos. Toss the zucchini slices with a little olive oil, salt and pepper, then add a grill...bam! A summer vegetable topped with all your favorite nacho toppings!

3 votes
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Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce

Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce by Robyn Savoie

This is an easy version of plum sauce that is very tasty and keeps well in the fridge. Serve hot or chilled, with egg rolls, pork or chicken.

1 vote
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