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Strawberries, Basil, Ice Cream with a Roasted Cracker Crumble?

Basil Strawberries with either Vanilla Bean Ice Cream or Salted Caramel Gelato and a roasted butter cracker/brown sugar/almond crumble

Basil Strawberries with either Vanilla Bean Ice Cream or Salted Caramel Gelato and a roasted butter cracker/brown sugar/almond crumble

Berries are a good way to celebrate summer.  Ice Cream always says summer.  Add summertime Basil and you can make yourself a yummy summertime dessert that encompasses all three flavors plus a surprise crumble on top.   I mean, seriously, how can you resist this?

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Salmon Two Ways or Whenever I see an orange fish I always think of Nemo.

Salmon Two Ways

Salmon Two Ways

Orange fish is one of my favorite fish to eat.

But, don’t worry, this post is not about eating Clown Fish…or even goldfish.

Orange Fish Two Ways

Orange Fish Two Ways

I found this photo on Facebook, but I do not know who to credit.  Here’s a link:  Fish Face

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Tomato Soup or Look What Followed Me Home!

Soup Mix

With all that snow we had the other day I began to crave some nice hot soup.  Two of my comfort soups are tomato soup and mushroom soup.  Yes! Chef! was going into town to drop the youngest off at his job and I suggested that he pick up some tomato soup for me.

Needless to say, he did just what I asked and came home with a can of familiar tomato soup.  He plunked the can on the counter and I thanked him very much.  However, the thought of eating condensed canned tomato soup was very unappetizing, so I ate oatmeal cookies instead. (Yipes!)

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Tomato Soup Wannabe

Tomato Soup Wannabe by Sierra Springs Photography
Tomato Soup Wannabe, a photo by Sierra Springs Photography on Flickr.

What’s on the menu tomorrow?

Spaghetti and Meatballs

There is something my husband does to spaghetti that makes the noodles plump and truly tasty.  He says he cooks them in salted water, which brings out the flavor.  I think it’s magic.  His meatballs are tender and not the least bit dry.  He uses two types of meat and panko.  I love this meal.

 

 

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