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Southwestern Black Bean Quinoa

Southwestern Black Bean Quinoa | A Couple Cooks

Two tips Alex and I have discovered for making healthy, home-cooked eating part of your lifestyle are 1. Plan ahead (hard …

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Mixed Vegetable Quick Pickles

Mixed Vegetable Quick Pickles | A Couple Cooks

It’s pickling season! If you love pickles but don’t want to worry about hard-core canning, this recipe’s for you. These …

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Roasted Tomato Basil Grilled Cheese

Roasted Tomato Basil Grilled Cheese | A Couple Cooks

The only thing that stands between a person and what they want in life is the will to try it …

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Summer Salad with Sesame Buttermilk Dressing

Summer Salad with Sesame Buttermilk Dressing | A Couple Cooks

The other day, a restaurant near our house hosted a special “summer vegetable” dinner menu, of the 4-course + wine …

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Simple Summer Pasta with Tomatoes and Zucchini

Simple Summer Pasta with Tomatoes, Zucchini and Parmesan | A Couple Cooks

This pasta was the second recipe we ever posted on this blog back in August 2010. We had picked up the tomatoes from …

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Grilled Corn with Harissa and Feta

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How do you like your corn? For the longest time, we never thought outside of a good slathering of butter. …

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Burrata with Tomatoes and Arugula

Burrata with Tomatoes and Arugula | A Couple Cooks

On the Amalfi Coast, we stayed in a little B&B in a town called Montepertuso, midway up the cliffs above …

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Mediterranean Bulgur Salad (Tabbouleh)

Mediterranean Bulgur Salad (Tabbouleh) | A Couple Cooks

We had a bulgur salad similar to this one on our recent trip to Greece. There was a breathtaking sunset over the Mediterranean, and …

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Greek Salad

Greek Salad | A Couple Cooks

After tzatziki and baked feta, two staples in our diet on our recent trip to Greece, there couldn’t be better …

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Baked Feta with Tomatoes

Baked Feta with Tomatoes | A Couple Cooks

Here’s another recipe inspired by our recent trip to Greece (which seems so long ago, now). Contrary to our last recipe …

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Authentic Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dip)

Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dip) | A Couple Cooks

We just returned from Greece and we’ve been working to recreate some of the fabulous eats we had there. If you’ve …

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