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Caramel Apple Dip with Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips

October 19, 2012 Desserts and Sweets

Here’s a great little dip for fall gatherings. It’s sweet and rich, but not totally unhealthy.  You can use apple slices instead of pita chips, but the pita are pretty amazing.  The caramel topping makes this dip unforgettable. This recipe is made in three steps. First you make the dip, then the caramel topping and, [...]

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Black Eyed Pea and Red Pepper Hummus

June 10, 2011 Side Dishes

Last weekend, my fiancé and I went to his 10 year college reunion. Yes, we are that old. It was a great time. Lots of friends and food and drinks. Lots of drinks. And cafeteria food which was…interesting.   To sort of balance things out, I felt I needed to lighten up our meals this [...]

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White Bean Hummus Soup

March 22, 2011 Soups and Stews

Inspired by Jessica’s Cilantro Lime White Bean Hummus and Angela’s post featuring Garbanzo Bean Soup, I couldn’t resist infusing these ideas to create a soup for the season. It’s officially Spring! The snow has melted, flowers are in bloom, and birds are chirping away in their happy nests. But it’s a little chilly outside and [...]

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Chimichurri Sauce

March 17, 2011 Snacks

I hear it’s St. Patty’s Day today. I’m thinking that calls for something green.  I’ve got a zesty chimichurri sauce in mind. What is chimichurri sauce, you ask? Well, it’s only one of the most insanely flavorful things you’ll ever eat (thank you to my dear friend Scott for this recipe!). It’s an all-purpose condiment [...]

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