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Entries from July 2008

Two Sorbets: Mango-Strawberry and Lemongrass-Tamarind.

July 28th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Making sorbet is easy. All you need is some kind of fruit, sugar, water, and a little bit of lime juice. And in summer – at least in our house – having something sweet, refreshing and ice cold is an absolute necessity. We recently made two kinds of sorbet at the same time – a […]

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Dog Days of Summer

July 18th, 2008 · Comments Off

The kids and I tried something different in the kitchen this week and made dog treats. Our dogs have some pretty foul breath so I decided a biscuit that included mint might help them out. The dogs liked them and it really did improve their breath. Warning – if you leave these biscuits out on […]

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What we won’t fry try.

July 16th, 2008 · 3 Comments

This. Yes, it looks like a perfect summer food. No, we will not be attempting it in our family’s kitchen. Because it is also a bit too much. What is it? You’ll have to click to see for yourself. Just brace yourself first. — Kitchen Dad

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Diving Into Summer

July 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Well, it’s summer here in Florida and the days are hot and humid. There has not been much cooking going on around here lately. Lots of salads, cheese, fruit and of course glorious omelets. The trend is anything that requires turning on the stove for more than a few minutes is being placed on the […]

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