Cucumber Tomato and Avocado Salad

Cucumber Tomato and Avocado Salad

My first post of the year.  Yes, I’m extremely behind! Chris and I were away for our anniversary and when we got back from our mini-trip, there was so much to do around the house that blogging took a backseat again.  Anyway, I hope everyone had a lovely holiday! Can you believe we’re in 2014?! It’ll take some time before I get used to writing 2014 on my checks and signed documents.

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Braised Chicken in Sun-Dried Tomato Cream

Braised Chicken in Sun-Dried Tomato Cream

I came across this recipe on Epicurious while looking for an easy and quick chicken dinner.  This was tasty and very easy to put together.  The only thing I would do differently the next time I make this is dredge the chicken in some flour before putting it into the pan.  I didn’t have basil, as the recipe called for and used whatever I had in the fridge.  The mix of parsley, mint and tarragon paired nicely with the chicken and sun-dried tomatoes.  If you’re looking for an easy chicken dinner, look no further!

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Roasted Tomato Bruschetta

Roasted Tomato Bruschetta

Yay, it’s summer! Kinda… We’ve been having some really weird weather lately.  You think it should be sunny and warm but nope! It’s cloudy, it’s windy and it’s muggy —ick! Regardless, Chris made some Mojitos over the weekend in celebration of summer-ish.  And when we drink, we like to nosh too.

I had a few fresh herbs on hand and some grape tomatoes and crusty bread sitting around.  So I made Bruschetta.  It was easy, quick to put together and delicious! Invite some friends over this weekend and make some cocktails and snack.  Happy Hump Day!

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