I’ve mentioned a time or two that I’m from Logan, Utah and I know we have a lot of readers with Cache Valley ties. Which means we probably have at least one thing in common…because it’s virtually impossible to visit, let alone live in Logan without visiting El Sol at least once. And if you’ve…

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
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I love salads for dinner, but in order for one to fly at my dinner table it has to 1. taste good (really good) and 2.  be hearty and filling enough that my husband doesn’t go make a sandwich 20 minutes after we clear the table.  This one fit the bill and has been making…

Southwestern Cobb Salad
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I want to talk a little about picky eaters because this is something we’ve basically battled since my 5 1/2-year-old was 11 months old. It’s really, really hard for me to understand because aside from my food preferences and a few things I just don’t like, I’m really just not very picky and I never…

Tortellini Pasta Salad
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I’ll go out on a ledge here and say that I had some reservations about posting this recipe. It’s one of those that I’m crazy about, but I’m not sure how others feel, you know? In an effort to ensure its blogworthiness, I enlisted the help of 2 18-year-old girls, one with foodie tendencies and…

Ground Mustard and Garlic Vinaigrette
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Last week I was at Subway grabbing a sandwich for lunch.  I had my back turned to the counter as I chatted with my sister, who had just ordered the turkey, bacon, and avocado sub.  In the middle of our conversation she lowered her head and mumbled, “Um, looks like someone could really use an…

How to: Cut a Pineapple
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So here’s a question for you: What’s a girl to do when she a) has a cooking blog, b) has a husband who insists upon not calling the oven repairman and fixing the oven himself, even though the oven has currently been inoperable for 20 days, and c) the heat index has been hovering between…

Peanut Butter Cup Popcorn
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  My husband makes fun of me because I have an uncanny ability to remember seemingly minute (and perhaps useless) details related to important life events.  Like, he’ll say, “Sara remember the time we went on that amazing date and I got you that super awesome gift and shared all of the inner most parts…

sweet and spicy cucumbers
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First of all, we get to announce the winner of our FINAL Feta Friday giveaway! The winner is The Stace who likes them on her fish tacos (and I can’t disagree with her there!) Congrats! Please email us asap at general (at) ourbestbites (dot) com so we can get your prize mailed out. So after…

Lime-Mint Spritzer {aka The Virgin Mojito}
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Raise your hand if it’s hotter than Hades where you live right now.  Oooh, me! Me!  (Although let it be known that it doesn’t take very high numbers on the thermometer to put this Seattle wimp girl out of her element.)  It’s been in the high 90’s here and that’s hot enough for me to…

Lemon-Orzo Salad with Veggies and Chicken
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I have reached the point that I do every summer where I’ve decided I hate it here and where I’d pretty much sell my soul to live anywhere else. Don’t worry…this happens every summer. Come fall and I’ll remember that it’s not so bad. In the winter, it’s cold but not so cold that I…

Quick Fix: Summer Salad with Strawberries and Feta
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The first time I’d ever heart of watermelon salad with feta was on the last season of The Next Food Network Star. And I won’t lie, I thought it sounded pretty grim. But throughout the last year, I’ve seen it popping up here and there in magazines, cooking shows, and the blogosphere and I finally…

Fresh Herb and Watermelon-Feta Salad
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I had this idea in my head and I expected it to be good, but I didn’t realize how good until I took a bite.  It’s so good!  If you’ve never tried Naan, it’s a Indian style flat bread.  You can make your own, or do like I do and just buy it from the…

A yummy and super easy flatbread pizza!
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