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watermelon: perfect for anything

By: | 0 Comments | On: June 3, 2016 | Category : Blog

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Watermelon is the quintessential refreshing summer fruit.  As it may be obvious in the name, watermelon is 91% water, and therefore an excellent source for staying hydrated on a hot day. Whether it’s carved, cubed or served in wedges, this sweet, juicy fruit is perfect no matter how you slice... more

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It’s all in the presentation

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 25, 2016 | Category : Blog

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Sometimes the simplest things are the best.  Try layering slices of tomatoes and cucumbers on a platter.  Here we finished it with salt, pepper, basil chiffonade, olive oil and balsamic vinegar.  This easy salad is beautiful, delicious and fast! more

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Fire Up the Grill for Steak Night

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 20, 2016 | Category : Blog, What's for Dinner

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The forecast calls for a beautiful weekend, so get ready to fire up the grill for steak night! I love this Grilled NY Strip Steak Recipe to season the meat.  Finish it with a slice of simple, herbed butter which takes minutes to make, but gives it a restaurant quality flavor.... more

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Miso Glazed Cod with Broccolini

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 13, 2016 | Category : Blog

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I decided to get a little saucy and prepared Miso Glazed Cod with roasted Broccolini & Brussels Sprouts (quartered) on a splash of Carrot Ginger Dressing.  (note: roast the bloc & sprouts at 400 degrees F for about 15 minutes) Both the miso glaze and carrot ginger dressings can be prepared ahead of... more

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Parmesan Crisps

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 3, 2016 | Category : Blog, Videos

Parmesan Crisps

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Baking Bread with Friends

By: | 1 Comment | On: March 2, 2016 | Category : Blog, Classes

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Who doesn’t want to make a little dough with their friends? If you are interested in taking a challah baking workshop, please email me: nicole@putzelkitchen.com Click here for the challah recipe.   more

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Gourmet Dinner in Less Than An Hour

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 28, 2016 | Category : Blog, What's for Dinner

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Cheers to Big Sky and a great girls ski weekend! After a great day on the slopes, we were happy to kick back and eat dinner at home.  With limited ingredients and some improvisation, we whipped together a delicious meal. If you don’t have all of the required ingredients or... more

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Aromatic Grilled Whole Red Snapper

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 27, 2016 | Category : Blog

Aromatic Grilled Whole Red Snapper

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Tired of the same old dinner?…mix up the flavor profile

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 26, 2016 | Category : Blog, What's for Dinner

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We’ve been replenishing and warming up with lots of oven roasted meats, veggies and soups in my house this winter.  It’s time to shake it up a little by changing the flavor profile a bit.  Tonight’s menu: Chicken Curry served with Coconut Lime Rice, Asian Salad with Peanut Butter Dressing, and Curried Cauliflower... more

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Protein Packed Nut Butter Treats

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 16, 2016 | Category : Blog, What's for Dinner

Admittedly, I don’t even consider getting into the car to shuttle my kiddos to school without a cup of coffee…BUT some mornings there just isn’t enough time to sit at the table for a proper breakfast. That being said, the idea of a muffin just doesn’t cut the mustard to start my engine... more

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