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Zesty Sliced Carrot Side Dish: A Cool Complement

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

I serve as one tenth of a delightful group of card sharks (haha!) who play Slide Bottom Gin on the first Friday of each month. Each pair rotates hosting the cutthroat event in their respective homes, and everyone contributes to the host’s entrée—as well as to the jackpot. One of the more formidable players, Charlene H., contributed the following delectable …

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EZ Orzo Spinach, Feta Cheese Salad

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

The summer heat is creeping in on windy wings this year in Vegas. It’s still cool enough to enjoy outdoor patio dining. Here’s a lovely easy-to-make orzo, spinach and feta cheese salad recipe perfect for a picnic side dish or even as an entrée. Orzo, Spinach & Feta Cheese Summer Salad   Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked orzo pasta …

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Mexi Chopped Salad With Honey Lime Dressing

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

Lucky for us we live in a land where “seasonal” generally refers to holiday decorations as opposed to fresh produce. Salad ingredients are available year round or you can find packaged substitutes for certain ingredients at just about any grocery store. At a holiday party one year a guest had prepared this delightful salad as a side dish. It’s loaded …