Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
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Roasted Carrots and Parsnips | Dawn's Recipes

One of the things I love about our winter CSA share is all the root vegetables we get. These hearty vegetables really stand up well to roasting, and the process brings out their natural sweetness. A little olive oil, some seasonings, and a bit of time in the oven is all it takes to turn these seasonal beauties into a fantastic side dish. … Continue Reading →

Beef Vegetable Stir Fry
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Beef Vegetable Stir Fry

I make this stir fry for dinner quite often. It’s a fast, healthy meal to throw together, and the flavors are wonderful. I make mine using filet mignon, a.k.a beef tenderloin, though you may use a cheaper cut of beef if you prefer. I just love the way that filet falls apart in your mouth. Whatever you use, make sure it is cut into thin strips, or else the inside won’t cook before the outside is overdone. A good butcher shop can do this for you free of charge. … Continue Reading →

Salsa Cruda
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Salsa Cruda

I love this salsa. It is such a versatile recipe. In addition to the traditional way of serving it with tortilla chips, I’ve had it on top of burgers – both beef and turkey. This morning I discovered it works great as the veggie in a frittata. My husband’s reaction: “The eggs are outdoing the bacon for flavor. It’s a battle to the death!” … Continue Reading →

Lemon Basil Marinade
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Lemon Basil Marinade

I’m slacking again with updating this site. I was hoping to get at least one more recipe in before my recent trip to Walt Disney World, but time got away from me.  I’d like to say it won’t happen again, but it probably will.  I’ve been thinking up some new ideas for this site, though.  I might start including some non-recipe (but still food related) posts.  They’d focus on techniques I use in the kitchen, some of my most used gadgets, and things of that nature.  I’d also like to start featuring some “guest” recipes, but more on that later. … Continue Reading →