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grilled half duck

Grilled Half Duck with Bacon, Sweet Corn and Blueberry Saute

Grilled Half Duck ~ a quick weeknight meal (for real)! Good duck is hard to beat but make it without knowing a few preparation tips and you take a healthy cut of meat and turn it into shoe leather. Read Maple Leaf Duck Blogger Duck U Part 1  I have cooked my fair share of…

Little Red Door Cancer Agency

Little Red Door Cancer Agency- Eat Well, Live Well Recipes from the Indiana State Fair

I would like to thank everyone at the Little Red Door Cancer Agency for inviting me to be the guest “chef” for a few days during the Indiana State Fair this year. It was a great experience and as usual the lineup of recipes was fantastic. I snapped a few pictures when I was done…

Summer Vegetable Chopped Salad with White Beans and Lemon Vinaigrette

Summer Vegetable Chopped Salad with White Beans and Lemon Vinaigrette

Summer Vegetable Chopped Salad   This beauty has been my dining obsession for  the last several weeks. I change it as different veggies come in season but the formula stays the same. Summer Vegetable Chopped Salad AKA Spare Parts Summer Salad, uses a little of this and a little of that. But it’s brilliant and I…

Horizon Organic Back To School

DIY Trail Mix- Kid Approved! #HorizonB2S

DIY Trail Mix Recipe! It’s back to school time for many of us and that may also mean that after-school activities are not far to follow. There is that magic hour between school and practice for many kids and that is sometimes the most hectic hour of the day for many parents. Why, you may…

indiana family of farmers

Follow the Recipe Trail with Indiana Family of Farmers- on IndyStyle

Follow the Recipe Trail at the Indiana State Fair with Indiana Family of Farmers- on IndyStyle Watch me make 2 fantastic recipes from 2 of Indiana’s many farm families HERE For the past four years, Indiana’s Family of Farmers invited Indiana State Fair attendees to follow their ‘Recipe Trail’. Trail travelers were encouraged to collect…

Power your lunchbox

Power Your Lunchbox Pledge by Produce For Kids- and a Giveaway!

I have been sharing a lot of back-to-school recipes in the last few weeks. My kids went back to school on July 28 (which is nuts) and I have been in full prep mode ever since. My kids are getting older and their nutritional needs are changing. What used to be cute is now by…

Strawberry Basil Spritzer

Strawberry Basil Spritzer ,Perfect for #Homegating #sponsored

Every year I try to revamp some of my old recipes, lighten then up or give them a facelift. You get in a lull and when it comes to entertaining you don’t want to serve- lull. So that is what I did with a few of my spritzer recipes. I love infused water and so…

Indiana State Fair

Red Gold Tomatoes Recipes – As Seen at the Indiana State Fair #INStateFair

I have had several requests for the Red Gold Tomatoes recipes I am making during the Indiana State Fair in the DuPont Food Pavilion. I haven’t had a chance to take photos of each finished dish yet and frankly I might look silly if I pause my demo to snap a few pics while the visitors…

Pasta with Caramelized Sweet Onions,White Wine and Chicken Sausage

Pasta with Caramelized Sweet Onions,White Wine and Chicken Sausage

Pasta with Caramelized Sweet Onions, White Wine and Chicken Sausage I had a hard time naming this recipe. Each ingredient almost takes center stage and need to be included in the title. Include them all and the title is too long. I polled my friends and family and no one came up with anything better…

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market

Blueberry Corn Salsa, Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki and Watermelon Lemonade at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market!

Blueberry Corn Salsa, Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki and Watermelon Lemonade On Saturday, July 19th I am cooking for the guests of Fresh Thyme Farmers Market in Greenwood, Indiana again! I am thrilled to be asked again and after last time (over 475 guests fed) I am ready for the task! The menu of what I will…