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Tuna, White Bean and Tomato Salad

July 5, 2018

Tuna, White Bean and Tomato Salad is a scrumptious, colorful dish that comes together quickly and is perfect for lunch or a light dinner!   This tasty Tuna and White Bean Salad can be prepared literally in around 15 minutes. There are many versions of this classic Italian dish that tosses tuna, white (cannellini) beans,… Read more »

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Grilled Peach and Fresh Mozzarella Salad

June 21, 2018

Grilled Peach and Fresh Mozzarella Cheese Salad is a fresh and colorful side dish that’s perfect to serve on warm summer days! Peaches are starting to come into season. And, peaches grown right here in Colorado are the BEST – so juicy and flavorful. There’s a reason the Obama White House always ordered up peaches… Read more »

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Grilled Chicken with Caramelized Red Onions

May 24, 2018

Light Lemon-Mustard Grilled Chicken pairs perfectly with deeply colored, richly flavored Caramelized Red Onions in this super delicious entrée. I love this dish for so many reasons. First, it’s absolutely scrumptious! The chicken is so flavorful; the combination of Dijon mustard, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and garlic is amazing. And the onions aren’t just any… Read more »

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Goat Cheese and Fresh Herb Omelets

January 11, 2018

Healthy, quick and easy 5-ingredient, gluten-free omelets, inspired by a trip to Southern France. These omelets were inspired by a trip to France, during which my husband Robert and I ate several scrumptious dishes with both fresh herbs and creamy goat cheese. We love omelets for breakfast, and my version is delicious, quick to prepare… Read more »

Broccoli with Bacon and Walnuts

November 9, 2017

Broccoli with Bacon and Walnuts – an easy, elegant, colorful side dish to accompany most any entrée. My husband Robert and I both love broccoli, and I’m always experimenting with new and different ways to prepare it. I think just about any food tastes great with bacon, so one night I came up with this… Read more »

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Chopped Salad with Apples, Pecans and Feta Cheese

September 13, 2017

Fall is in the air – time for apples! I’m always looking for new ways to use them, especially raw because I love the juicy crunch they provide to a dish. That’s why I came up with this quick and easy recipe for Chopped Salad with Apple, Pecans and Feta Cheese. I have to admit,… Read more »

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Fresh corn for a crowd

August 12, 2017

There’s nothing like a fresh ear of corn during the summer. It’s the perfect complement to any BBQ, and everyone loves it, even kids! My go-to preparations for fresh corn are boiling, grilling or sautéing. However, I have never been able to serve fresh corn to a crowd. Even my largest stock pot will hold… Read more »

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Southwestern Grilled Chicken with Peppers and Onions

August 2, 2017

Southwestern Grilled Chicken with Peppers and Onions – the flavors of fajitas in a healthier, more elegant dish. I love the flavors in Tex-Mex fajitas – grilled protien (meat, poultry or shrimp) combined with grilled onions and peppers and served with tortillas, guacamole, cheese and sour cream. One day I decided to create a dish… Read more »

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Poached Eggs in Italian Tomato Sauce

February 15, 2017

I love these Poached Eggs in Italian Tomato Sauce because they are full of flavor and take just minutes to put together in the morning. First, you prepare a quick sauce of diced tomatoes, garlic and herbs in a skillet. The you carefully place a few whole eggs into the sauce, and poach them. You… Read more »

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Corn and Prosciutto Salad

August 16, 2016

A quick and easy way to prepare fresh corn – a Corn and Prosciutto Salad! One of my favorite foods in summer is fresh corn. Here in Colorado, we have wonderful corn from the town of Olathe — sweet, juicy and tender. This fast, delicious recipe from good friend Kathy Soter is my favorite way to… Read more »

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I’m Lee Clayton Roper, and I’m passionate about making cooking and entertaining easy, elegant and fun. Here you’ll find scrumptious recipes, helpful tips and seasonal menus that will spark inspiration in your kitchen!
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