This beet endive salad with fig dressing was my offering in The Great American Recipe Finale on PBS! Absolutely 5-star cooking at home.
Salads and Veggies
Grilled Shrimp Salad, in my home is a Mediterranean orzo salad of tomatoes, cucumbers 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, with lemon dressing, 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.
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.
Healthy Spinach Pastries – Spanakopita, made with olive oil instead of butter, makes these fresh spinach, lemon and feta pastries healthier.
A classic tabbouleh recipe, refreshingly flavored with lots of parsley, herbs, lemon, garlic and tomatoes, made with cooked millet instead of bulgar wheat.
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!