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Black and Pinto Bean Salad with Lime and Cilantro Dressing

June 7, 2011 Lunch

Let’s lighten things up a bit, shall we?   After back to back posts of sugary cocktails and fudgy cookies, I think we need something healthy and refreshing. A light, bright bean salad sounds perfect. And it’s ideal for summer picnics and potlucks. Ingredients: 1 can of black beans, drained 1 can of pinto beans, [...]

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Summer Dream Weaver Soup

May 30, 2011 Soups and Stews

I know soup in the summer is a tad unorthodox and perhaps completely nutso, but it had to be done. Just look at all that color. Totally loony tunes. Speaking of crazy, don’t you just love people who use zany expressions in conversation? I feel like I never do it, so I really appreciate the [...]

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Ginger and Lime Rickey

May 16, 2011 Beverages

This post is dedicated to my dear friend Scott who stayed up late with me on Friday night, helping me concoct the tastiest possible signature drink for my upcoming wedding. I was on the hunt for something refreshing, slightly sweet, and mighty tasty. Scott recommended recreating a beverage he tried at a local D.C. bar, [...]

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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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