Salads

WATERMELON & FETA SALAD

Did you know that salt makes sweets sweeter? As a kid, growing up, I had friends that use to put salt on fruit. Eew! That was my lasting memory of fruit with salt. Fast forward, and now it’s a thing well, maybe not exactly saltĀ on fruit, but salty things mixed […]

SALMON SALAD

Salmon is my most favorite fish. It is fatty enough to have lots of flavor, dense enough not to fall apart when cooking and can be prepared a gazillion ways! Throughout the summer months I grow many veggies in my garden for a salad and so searing a lightly crusted […]

CORN SALAD

Nothing tastes more like summer than CORN! Roasted on the grill or steamed in their husks, corn is delicious all ways. An easy way to enjoy a large helping of sweet corn is in a salad; perfect for poolside lunch, picnics, or backyard dining! The sweet juicy corn, the acidity […]

STRAWBERRY SALAD

Strawberry season is finally here and I will indulge, once again, in a favorite salad that marries the beautiful sweet and savory flavors on one plate! Can you believe I planned for this way back in February, when I planted some lettuce seeds in a few indoor pots? AND THEY […]

CRAB TOWERS

MARYLAND is a crab state. And while crabs can be enjoyed fresh out of the Chesapeake Bay for several months throughout the summer, the tedious work of picking crabs, (which can only be done by hand) is fast becoming a fading job market to fill. No one wants to do […]

TZATZIKI

I believe my favorite part of summer food is all the fresh vegetables that concoct into the most amazing salads! Tzatziki is a staple in my home all summer long. I grew up eating it with my meat and fish the way many Americans put ketchup on theirs. Hah! Mine […]

ZUCCHINI PINWHEELS

  I am a bit of a health nut, but I also have a large family that likes everyday food to look and taste like gourmet food. My approach to food is likened to that of a runway model: I want it to be the center of attention, and certainly […]

BRUSSELS SPROUT SLIDERS

Sweet, sour, HOT, cheesy, bacon, veggie One-Bite delights! There is everything to love about these Brussels Sprout Sliders with Ghost Chili Onion Jam! Serve as an appetizer. A complete meal for a luncheon. Perfect on a Tapas/Meze table spread, but most of all enjoy the layers of satisfying flavors these […]

OREGANO POTATOES FOR HEALTH & HANGOVERS

Do you or a loved one have the flu? Do you have tummy troubles from flu season? Or perhaps too much party time last night, i.e. HUNGOVER? THIS remedy is for you! Why do I know this? Because I have been around a long time. An ole Irish pediatrician once […]

CAPRESE BITES

Salad on a stick! Sometimes a little salad on a stick is all we are looking for. Easy to pack in lunches. Perfect for a Tapas spread, picnic food, or an appetizer set out for game day when you want your loved-ones, or guests to have a little something healthy. […]