Category Archives: Basil

Italian Stuffed Flank Steak

I have made this several times over the past years from the always reliable The New Basics. It’s a nice main dish for a crowd that you can make ahead of time. Our Christmas Eve theme was “stuffed” so this … Continue reading

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Thai basil mojitos

link to frozen mojitos

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It’s basil season on Edgecliff and we’ve got lots…

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Shrimp and Feta Vermicelli

Live from beautiful Grayton Beach… a great recipe for a quick pasta for a large group.  We have been in Grayton Beach, Florida since Saturday and tonight was Mom’s night to make dinner and she made this tasty pasta dish.  … Continue reading

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Summer = Bruschetta


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We have lots and lots of tomatoes this year.  Not lots of big ones, but lots of italian and cherry ones.  We made a big batch of bruschetta last weekend.  It didn’t last very long. Don’t confuse Jack as the … Continue reading

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Grilled Salmon with Tomato and Olive Salsa

1 ½ cups diced seeded plum tomatoes (about 10 oz.) 6 T. olive oil 12 Kalamata olives or other brine cured black olives, pitted, chopped ¼ cup chopped fresh basil 2 T. drained capers 2 large garlic cloves, minced 1 … Continue reading

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