Recipes

Cabbage Salad with a Mediterranean Vinaigrette

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintI’m a huge fan of cabbage salads, especially this cabbage and feta salad with a mediterranean vinaigrette.  It’s perfect for a picnic – the cabbage softens in the dressing and doesn’t wilt and the vinaigrette holds up in a buffet much better than mayonnaise. Print Cabbage and Feta Salad with a…

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Grilled Green Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintIf you’re like me, Tomato Mozzarella Salad or Caprese Salad is my favorite summer dish. How can you go wrong with ripe tomatoes off the vine, fresh basil, and creamy mozzarella cheese topped with fruity extra virgin olive oil? This is my go to salad but after a few months…

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Coq au Vin: Celebrating Julia #JuliaChild

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintWhat a better way to celebrate birthdays than to do it with friends? I have the privilege of sharing my birthday month with one of my hero’s – Julia Child. I don’t think there is any better way to celebrate Julia than to make one of her classics, do you?Tonight…

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The Smashburger #NationalHamburgerDay

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintWhat is summer without hotdogs and burgers? Steve became famous for his “Smashburgers” even before it became trendy to do so. One day I sat next to someone at a meeting and we struck up a conversation on our favorite topic – food. I was telling him about our outdoor…

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Flank Steak with Chimichurri

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintMy husband, Steve, loves a good steak but what makes the steak great? It’s the fat. When I prepare a lean steak I make sure to serve it with a sauce that pops, like chimichurri. This adds the flavor with a healthy fat, olive oil.  CLICK HERE for the recipe…

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Summer Tomato and Bread Soup

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintI’m so excited about my summer garden.  The produce is finally arriving and that means I can make  my favorite dishes using fresh veggies.  The other day I pulled tomatoes and made this Tomato and Bread Soup. I’m really not a fan of tomatoes unless they are fresh from the…

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