Blue Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Burgers

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As far as my summer goes, I may have peaked too soon with these. Beef. Blue cheese. Bacon. All of it, stuffed into a burger. How could things get better? I had always been fiercely loyal to the cheese-on-top positioning, and as much as I love blue cheese, I’d often shied away from adding it to…

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Simple Kansas City Style Barbecue Sauce

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Remember my grilling phase?  It was the one I found myself engulfed in just before my “Felicity” phase (still in full swing, by the by), if that helps to jog your memory.  Well, it’s seen quite the resurgence since I got home from San Antonio—where I’d only days before scarfed a serious amount of seriously…

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Grilled Chicken Kabobs with Simple Lemon Orange Marinade

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Grilling season is here to stay, and I couldn’t be happier. Lately I’ve found myself sizing up every last item in my kitchen with the single, fundamental question, “Are you grillable?” Tell me you do this, too. Grilled chicken and veggie kabobs were the least strange of the options I thought to show you, so let’s…

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Greek Lemon and Feta Couscous

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A few weeks ago Near East asked me if I’d like to be a part of their Couscous for a Cause dinner campaign, an effort to raise awareness of hunger in Washington state. By hosting a Near East sponsored dinner party, the company would donate 250 boxes of couscous to Northwest Harvest, Washington’s hunger relief…

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Spiced Lamb Burgers with Mint Yogurt Sauce

I just began eating lamb in Iceland this past December. Seven months later, you’d have sworn I was in utero looking like Pebbles with a lamb shank. Minus the red hair. A juicy lamb burger with bright notes of parsley, chopped scallions, garlic, curry, and cumin, pan-fried and topped with creamy mint yogurt sauce and…

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Burgers with BBQ sauce, Blue Cheese, and Grilled Red Onion

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Juicy burgers for breakfast? Unfortunately, no. These barbecued beauties were the highlight of the weekend here in Seattle. Saturday night, the sun still shining at 8:30 pm, the grill fired up, me pretending to be Bobby Flay in an unlikely episode of “Boy Meets Grill.” Everything I could hope for in a summertime supper. A…

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