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Roberta Roberti: Minty Peach Salsa Recipe

I’m from the south where, yes! Mint! and Peaches! Check out this yummy recipe that combines them both for a refreshing salsa.  Also, there’s rum  – but Roberta had me at mint and peaches.  If you enjoy this dish, make sure you check out Roberta Roberti’s cookbook, Vegetarian Italian


Minty Peach SalsaIf you’ve ever planted a little mint in your garden, you probably started out with one lovely little plant and ended up with a mint farm. You know what I’m talking about. Mint is one of those herbs that proliferate wildly, all their own with very little work on your part.

My mint comes up year after year, and so lushly that I don’t know what to do with it all. There are only so many mojitos one can make (although, I’m sure some would argue that point with me), and you can’t put too much mint in any one dish because it easily can become overpowering.

So, one summer, it was nearing the end of the season, by which time my mint was completely out of control, and I was looking for a way to use it up, as well as make the most of the remaining summer fruits. I came up with this salsa. Continue reading


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Lola Karns: Tips for Cooking With Kids

Some of my favorite childhood memories are of being in the kitchen with my mother. She always encouraged me to “help” her cook and even had a set of tiny cake tins so I could make my own cakes while she baked hers.  Author Lola Karns is here this week to share her tips for how to successfully include your kids in family meal-making. She’s included a fun Cream Cheese Mint Recipe that your kids will love.  Make sure to scroll down and check out her foodie romance, Bad Traveler, while you are here and don’t forget to enter for your chance at at $25 Amazon gift card


Kid-Friendly Cream Cheese Mints

Kid-Friendly Cream Cheese Mints



Thank you for the invitation to join your food fest. Good food factors heavily in my writing. My characters enjoy dessert, salad, steak, cookies, coffee, potato chips or whatever I happen to be craving at the moment. In my home and my stories, people often cook together. My husband (who cooks – I’m lucky) and I try to include the kids whenever possible. Here are some ways to let kids help under close supervision, of course. Continue reading


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