Summer

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Crispy Grill Fries

Here’s another staple to add to your grilling repertoire. This simple recipe is all about technique. Tossing the potatoes with olive oil and seasonings, and then partially cooking them in the microwave does two things. […]

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Chive Potato Salad

Now that you’re armed with a solid burger, let’s add to your Sunday Barbecue repertoire with an all-American accompaniment: good old potato salad. Potato Salad is one of those side dishes that tends to illicit shrugs of […]

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Umami Burgers and 6 Tips for Making a Burger Worth Eating

Happy Fourth of July Weekend SDR readers! Are you ready to add some kaboom to tomorrow’s barbecue? This burger recipe is just the ticket to help you move past bland and boring, without straying into “themed” […]

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My Simple Arugula Salad

Summer has finally arrived in this corner of the world, and we’ve had our first too-hot-to-cook days peppered throughout the last week. The only air conditioning at the Ranchito is a very old swamp cooler that makes the living room bearable, […]

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Spaghetti alla Carbonara with Bacon and Asparagus

Happy Father’s Day SDR readers! Nothing says Father’s Day like bacon. My gift to all the Rad Dads’ out there is this super easy Spaghetti alla Carbonara with Asparagus Coins. This dish is traditionally made […]

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