Garden Pasta with Basil Pesto

Garden Pasta with Basil Pesto

Garden Pasta with Basil Pesto is today’s “Meatless Monday” feature recipe.  This pasta, can be served hot, but I think it tastes better at room temperature as a cold pasta salad.  It can be made with any combination of your own garden vegetables (or those from your local farmer’s market!).  For my recipe today, I […]

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Stuffed Fig Flowers

Stuffed Fig Flowers

Stuffed Fig Flowers, these little delicacies are great to serve  your guests as an appetizer, with a nice glass of wine, they make a great start to any summer dinner party.  When you find fresh figs at your farmers market buy some and give this recipe a try.  The figs, used as a container for […]

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Baked Red Snapper…”Fish on Friday”

Baked Red Snapper

A whole baked Red Snapper presented right from the oven,  will make a  great impression on your family and friends.  Red Snapper, quite a popular fish, is generally available from your fish monger, a mild, flavorful fish that is  super easy to make.  When you buy your fish, ask your monger to scale and clean […]

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Simply Seasoned Salmon with Thyme, Capers and Lemon

Simply Seasoned Salmon

Salmon is one of the easiest, most versatile fish to cook.  Baked, grilled or poached, for lunch or dinner,  it is  also a great add on to rice bowls or Summer salads. Today, at the market when I saw wild caught salmon (which is not always available here) I had to buy it.  I am […]

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Tomato Soup with Thyme and Basil for a “Meatless Monday”

Tomato Soup

I love all kinds of tomato soups, even the kind in the can!   Smooth and creamy tomato soup is fast and easy to make.  This soup can be “accessorized” with garnishes like my cheese bread croutons, creme fraiche, or even some baked bacon bits with chopped hard boiled eggs.  This is a versatile soup, […]

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Fathers Day BBQ

If you are still looking for some ideas for tomorrows Father’s Day BBQ, here are some suggestions.  These dishes are easy to make, full of summer colors, and very tasty.  I like to keep the meat simple with these sides that are packed full of flavor. They marry well with grilled Pork Tenderloins and Hot […]

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Potato Salad “French Onion” style

Potato Salad

Hi everyone, I am sure lots of my American friends are getting ready for their Father’s Day BBQ’s.  Today, I have a recipe for a potato salad that we made on my recent visit to Pittsburgh, it was so tasty we made it twice!!  You might want to add it to your menu for tomorrow. […]

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