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Woman carries pesto tortellini salad to summer al fresco dinner

Pesto Tortellini Salad with Salami & Peppers

Delicious pesto tortellini salad with salami, peppers, and spinach perfect for al fresco dinner parties this summer! Y’all this pesto tortellini salad is so delish and so easy to make! It is fresh and filling. I promise it will be a hit at lunches or dinners. For this dish I made my own pesto, since …

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Looking for a quick, light and healthy week day meal? Try these incredibly simple but oh so tasty tuna avocado open face sammies with pickled onion and almonds!

Tuna Avocado Open Face Sammies

Looking for a quick, light and healthy week day meal? Try these incredibly simple but oh so tasty tuna avocado open face sammies with pickled onion and almonds! We tried the most delicious tuna and avocado open face sammies this week! They were so delicious we ate the entire batch, and I just had to …

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Winter isn't over yet! Be prepared for those unexpected snow flurries and freezing temps with this yummy crockpot tortilla soup made with chicken and white beans.

Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup with White Beans

Winter isn’t over yet! Be prepared for those unexpected snow flurries and freezing temps with this yummy crockpot chicken tortilla soup made with chicken and white beans. I made this soup on my snow day a couple of weeks ago.  I meant to make a white bean chili, but I didn’t have all the ingredients, …

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Throw the perfect summer picnic for two this July 4th with the right picnic food, portable baskets, gingham accessories, and sunflowers!

The Perfect Summer Picnic for Two

Throw the perfect summer picnic for two this July 4th with the right picnic food, portable baskets, gingham accessories, and sunflowers! S. and I love to go on picnics.  Sometimes it is as simple as grabbing a Bo-box (yes, one of our guilty pleasures is Bojangles fried chicken) and heading up to the parkway, and …

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Try this easy canning recipe for carrot pickles. Get it on penderandpeony.com

Canning Carrot Pickles with The Domestic Wildflower

It’s the dog days of summer. The country kitchen is sweltering, and long wooden spoons are constantly swirling inside stainless steel pots. Sleeves are bunched around elbows, and apron strings are tightly knotted. We turn our heads to catch a breeze that softly billows out the gingham curtains. And when those jar lids start popping …

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