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EATSTogether is brought to you by a family who loves to cook and eat together: my family. Here you will find my blog articles on everything food. Also, enjoy many of our family’s favorite recipes and learn our strategies for sharing as many meals as possible with family and friends. I hope you will share your tips and experiences, too. I’m just starting out, so let me know what you like, what you want to see more of and how and with whom you eat together – feel free to email me or comment throughout the site.

Featured Recipe

Tomato Pie

Starring two of our favorite garden crops, tomatoes and basil, this recipe is a great summertime side dish. Use Roma or...

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Lessons in the Garden

The trees are budding and the sprouts are in the windowsill, soon it will be time to plant our garden. Below is a brief history of my "gardening" life. Do you grow things to eat in the summer? What do you grow and why? I'd love to learn from your experiences! I grew...

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The Great St. Paddy’s Day Inferno

St. Patrick’s Day at the McGuire’s —it was going to be grand! Five couples plus ourselves would gather in the dining room of our newly built home to enjoy some traditional Irish fare. It was our first real dinner party in the home that we had spent the previous year...

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Six Items Every Kitchen Needs (But Many Don’t Have)

Once you have the basics, here are the items that we find most useful for putting together fabulous meals in your own kitchen. If you are just beginning to stock your kitchen, there are some fairly obvious things that you need to have: pots, pans, measuring utensils,...

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Recipes from our kitchen…

Cajun Chicken Pasta

We came up with this dish while trying to recreate a fantastic pasta that I had at a restaurant in New Orleans years ago. I think we came pretty close! For a long time the kiddo would not touch it. Perhaps it was too spicy. Recently, however, she has done a complete...

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