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Salt and Vinegar Potato Salad

Hi guys!!! I hope everyone is enjoying their long weekend! I have a new recipe to share, it’s perfect for barbeques or for upcoming tailgates you may be attending! I’m a huge fan of Salt & Vinegar Potato Chips, so when Tracy posted a recipe for a Salt & Vinegar Potato Salad a few years I made a mental note, but never got around to making it until earlier this summer! I’m sorry I waited so long! This is not you average potato salad, it’s much better!!

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Israeli Couscous and Grape Tomato Salad

I bought a basil plant a few weeks ago when I made my Summer Vegetable Pie, and later I realized that I needed to use all my fresh basil on some new recipes. I saw this original recipe in my June issue of Bon Appetit. With a few tweaks here and there I had a lighter couscous salad that screamed summer. It’s super easy to boot!

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Weekend Snapshots June 22-24, 2012

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Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all enjoyed your first “official” weekend of summer! It was hot and steamy in DC, but I still managed to spend some time in the sun, and eat some great grub! Friday night, I threw together a quinoa salad with garbanzo beans and leftover roasted veggies from earlier in the week. Dressed with a little olive oil and red wine vinegar, this was a light and quick dinner that I enjoyed before Chris and I met a few of his friends out in DC!

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Filed under buffalo chicken, chicken, dessert, Life, pasta, quinoa, restaurant, strawberry, Weekend Shapshots