How to Make Gravlax and Caviar Breakfast Toast

You may not be able to go to a five-star hotel right now, but that’s no reason not to have a breakfast like you’re in one! This is a really luxurious breakfast and yet it’s not as expensive as you would think. The sourdough and the yogurt help to balance out the saltiness of the Caviar and the Gravlax adds protein and depth to the flavor. This was easy to put together and looked extremely elegant.

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How to Make This Pumpkin and Spinach Risotto with Seared Scallops

Just because Summer is about to be over doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to seafood. I love this dish because it’s the best of both worlds and I feel fits perfect in that not quite summer, but not quite fall season transition. The sweetness of the scallops complements the richness of the pumpkin and spinach risotto. Also, don’t be intimidated by cooking the scallops or the risotto. It’s not as hard as you think.

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How to Make this Spicy Apple-Glazed Chicken and Gorgonzola Grits

My husband LOVES chicken. Seriously, this guy could eat it every night. For me, I find chicken to be particularly tasteless so I’m always looking for ways to dress it up. Here in Massachusetts, we’re getting ready for fall, and for me, that means enjoying warmer and more comfort style food. This apple butter glazed chicken is a nice way to start warming up to the fall season, and the gorgonzola grits make this a deliciously savory dish. Keep reading to get this fantastic recipe.

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How to Make Grilled Salmon with a Mango Avocado Salsa

In keeping with this summer seafood theme, this restaurant-quality recipe is fresh and fun with fruit, crisp and succulent salmon, and coconut rice that will tempt you to never have plain rice again. It embodies tropical food. The coconut rice is light and fluff and slightly sweet from being cooked in coconut milk and coconut water. The salmon is marinated in limes and garlic. The salsa contains lots of fresh fruit and vegetables that work together in harmony to lighten the entire dish. This is an easy item to put together and a must-have for your summertime recipe book.

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Zesty Avocado, Grapefruit and Prosciutto Salad

Summer is a fantastic time for salads in my opinion. They’re light, they’re fresh and easy to assemble, and they’ll leave you feeling fed without feeling weighed down. This salad was delicious. The only thing I really missed was some cheese to counter the acidity, but even without the cheese, it was still a delicious salad perfect for these hot summer days!

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Decadent Ocean Filled Seafood Linguine

If you, like me, are a bit hesitant to sit in a restaurant at the moment it can be disappointing to forgo favorite dishes. I also have found that I don’t always like spending a ton of money on a meal (which is what it turns into if you count drinks, dessert, tip, and tax. Making this at home was really special too. I put on some of my favorite music and ended up sitting outside and enjoying the sunset. This is luxury filled but I think spoiling yourself once in a while is absolutely necessary, and I hope this inspires you!

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Elegant Chilled English Pea Soup with Crab and Meyer Lemons

I am always trying to elevate my cooking. I want the people who visit and eat at my house (and my lucky hubby) to always feel like they’re eating at a restaurant. Now don’t get me wrong. I’m all for an easy weeknight meal, but we all want to feel special, and being able to cook something like this not only feels great but tastes AMAZING especially if you want something refreshing for summer.

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How to Make this Delicious Mahi-Mahi with a Thai Coconut Curry

I feel like summer is made for seafood, so I’m basically obsessed with all things ocean living. If you’ve never had curry before this is a nice gentle place to start. Thai curry can be really spicy, but this has a gentle flavor that doesn’t overshadow the taste of the Mahi Mahi. For a quick weeknight meal, this was easy to make and delicious to eat!

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My Aloha Fried Rice Recipe

I LOVE the tropics. I’ve never been to Hawaii but if it’s anything like Puerto Rico it’s got to be gorgeous. Lately, I’ve been feeling the pull of the beach. The closest beach we have here is Revere and it’s okay, but not like the Florida beaches I grew up with. So I’m trying to celebrate the beginning of summer the best way I can and that’s through food. That’s when I had this delicious idea to make this Hawaiian Fried Rice and now the recipe is ALL YOURS!

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