The Gardener
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The Gardener

If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I love to garden and how much I appreciate beautiful yards. The Gardener is a documentary about t...

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Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana

In high school I loved going to Olive Garden to get the soup and salad, but the only soup I would get was the Zuppa Toscana. It's so filling and d...

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BLT SALAD
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BLT SALAD

When the the temps rise I try to keep dinners simple and avoid turning the oven on. I have had a lot of requests for the recipe for this salad. Luc...

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GREEK PLATTER
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GREEK PLATTER

A while back I had friend that was ill and I had offered to take dinner to her. I wanted to make something healthy, easy to transport and still be...

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Nectarines + Burrata
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Nectarines + Burrata

So I used to always make this dish with peaches, but  lately I haven't had the best luck finding juicy, ripe, but not too mushy peaches.  Enter T...

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Sundance Staycation Guide
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Sundance Staycation Guide

Since we are home bound this year but itching for a getaway, we booked a last minute staycation to Sundance Resort.  We love Sundance for sentimen...

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Roast Chicken
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Roast Chicken

Below is my recipe for roast chicken. The thought of cooking an entire chicken used to intimidate me, but this dish is so simple and hard to mess ...

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Zucchini Fries
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Zucchini Fries

If you’re lucky enough to have a garden and you’ve planted zucchini, this is the easiest recipe you’ll make but quite possibly the tastiest. Zucchi...

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ROSES
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ROSES

When we first bought our home there was no yard to speak of. We had to tear everything out and start from scratch, at the time I was sad that the...

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CHIFFON TRENCHES
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CHIFFON TRENCHES

I’m throughly enjoying Andre Leon Talley’s Chiffon Trenches, I only have a few chapters left and hope to finish it today. A memoir about life in t...

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FLOWERING TREES
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FLOWERING TREES

Today I thought I would do a quick rundown of the flowering trees that we have in our yard. Just a reminder that I am located in Salt Lake City, UT...

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The Silent Patient
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The Silent Patient

Sometimes you just need a page turner to kick in your reading habit.  I was up last night until 2:00 AM and could not put it down. I’m only a few...

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Gentleman in Moscow
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Gentleman in Moscow

A Gentleman in Moscow might be one of my most favorite books I have ever read. I was so in love with the characters and didn’t want it to end. A...

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