Minced beets in a fig, chili and balsamic dressing, served in an endive leaf; my offering in The Great American Recipe Finale.
Salads and Veggies
Grilled Shrimp over a Mediterranean salad of orzo, tomatoes, cucumbers mushrooms and summertime herbs straight from the garden.
Freshly smoked and charred okra with smoked salmon over a salad bed of beet greens and fresh oregano, makes for a unique summer salad.
Cold refreshing cucumber soup from Lemon Cucumbers, made Greek style, with yogurt, lemons, garlic and dill.
Heirloom lemon cucumbers are the perfect serving size cucumber for a single salad or two, round and yellow like a lemon.
The best summertime salads made with mayonnaise are those made with olive oil Homemade Mayonnaise.
Creamy, rich, olive oil, Real homemade mayonnaise whisked up in less than 5-minutes. What’s in your mayonnaise!
Not all wood is created equal, so let’s talk about which wood is best to burn for cooking, flavor or simply for ambiance.
The delicate Orzo pasta lends itself to blend well with a salad of black olives, sun-dried tomatoes, feta cheese and fresh herbs.
Olive oil, fresh spinach, lemon and feta makes these spanakopita healthier than the traditionally made Spanakopita.
My Muffin Madness
In my family, I’ve always been known as the ‘Muffin Queen’. Out of necessity, I created muffins for breakfast, lunch, on the go snacks, sometimes dinner and a sweet yet healthyish treat for dessert!