Monogrammed Fall Front Door Basket Wreath

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Wreaths are a signature welcome at our front door and I like to keep them seasonal and change them often.  With ongoing glorious weather and plenty of blues, pinks and greens in my garden, I wanted to refresh the summer wreath but was not yet ready for pumpkins, mums and fall colors. Continue reading

Cedar-Planked Grilled Salmon with Pineapple-Lime Salsa

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imageCooking perfect salmon on the grill on a cedar plank is easy and a surefire way to get moist, succulent fish.  Cedar planks are readily available in most supermarkets, specialty cooking stores or online.  The plank not only imparts a rich, smoky flavoring to the fish, it keeps the delicate flesh from sticking to the grill.  Clean up is a cinch-throw out the plank!  And the best part:  no fishy smell in the house and fork tender salmon everytime.  We have been cooking salmon on planks so long we’d hardly know how else to cook it now! Continue reading