Grilled Lemon-Dill Sockeye Salmon

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There’s something so beautiful about taking a few simple fresh ingredients and cooking them in a simple way that really celebrates the flavor of the ingredients themselves. This is how I feel when I cook salmon – especially Copper River salmon. It’s a splurge for us, and it’s seasonal, so it’s definitely not an everyday meal…. 

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Quick Pickled Beets with Serrano

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Beets have made plenty of appearances here before. I love them. They’re gorgeous, for starters. Most are an unbelievably intense red, but some varieties are golden, or even striped like candy canes. How could it not be love at first sight? But beyond their good looks, they’re deliciously sweet and earthy. I enjoy them raw,… 

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Zucchini Ribbon Salad with Serrano-Lime Dressing

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It’s that time of year around here – time for everyone to unload their massive bounty of zucchini and summer squash upon their friends, family, and neighbors! Everyone except me, that is. You see, as soon as I plant any squash plant, every squash bug within a 10-mile radius comes to visit. It’s insanity. I’ve… 

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Strawberry-Coconut Butter

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Want something to spread on your toast or bread that’s a) different from the usual, b) way easier to make than jam or jelly, and c) full of spring deliciousness? How about some strawberry-coconut butter? This spread is creamy and pink (who doesn’t love that?) and packs a lovely, not-too-sweet punch of strawberry flavor. It… 

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