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Grilled Romaine with Blue Cheese-Bacon Vinaigrette

Makes: 6 servings PointsPlus™ Value Per Serving: 8 (or 6*)  [*Busy Crab Note: When I made the recipe, I used a 4 oz. package of diced pancetta. That reduced the PointsPlus value to 6 per serving.] Original recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri and Foodnetwork.com. Ingredients 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3/4 cup chopped red onion 1/2… Continue reading Grilled Romaine with Blue Cheese-Bacon Vinaigrette

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Grilled Corn on the Cob with Cilantro-Lime Butter and Cotija

I prepared the butter ahead of time, and wrapped in foil earlier in the day. Took them out of the fridge to come to room temperature about 20 minutes prior to grilling. The Cotija, a salty, feta-like Mexican cheese, compliments the lime and cilantro nicely. Makes: 4 servings PointsPlus™ Value Per Serving: 6-10* [*Busy Crab Note: Depends… Continue reading Grilled Corn on the Cob with Cilantro-Lime Butter and Cotija

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A Side of Delicious, Please!

Fourth of July celebrations are the perfect time to get together with family and friends outdoors. Nothing beats a beautiful summer afternoon, good conversation, refreshments in hand, and the smell of barbequed-anything in the air. This year, we celebrated the 4th (and my 41st birthday!) with a simple steak-and-potatoes menu and some fantastic, grilled sides. Click… Continue reading A Side of Delicious, Please!

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