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March Gladness

   The Minneapolis-Saint Paul area enjoyed a stretch of truly glorious weather this past week: days sparkling with sunlight under cliché-blue skies, with temperatures climbing into the 40s and even bumping up against 50 – conditions that make for great walks and great moods.  As we rounded the last corner on our pre-breakfast canine constitutional one morning, a neighbor commented cheerily that my little Muñeca was “the cutest dog in the neighborhood.”  I’m pretty sure she pranced a little prouder all the way home.

A lighthearted mood of course leads my obsessive brain to thoughts about what to serve my dinner guests, and nudges me to come up with something a bit adventurous to serve alongside the more traditional menu items.  With the echo of radio ads touting Lenten fish specials bouncing off the walls of my cranium, I settle on Sole Poached in White Wine Sauce, with Lemon Rice Pilaf, Oven-Dried Tomato Slices with Fresh Basil, Watercress and Green bean Salad, and Pear/Mango/Cranberry Bake. (more…)

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