Don't stop with chocolate chips! Cookies are better when you fill them with ingredients you love. Toffee, anyone?
Olive Oil Granola with Pistachios, Sunflower Seeds, & Dried Cherries; you really must try this addictive snack, adapted from the NYTimes.
Try this award-winning pineapple custard pie. You'll feel happy that you did. And the recipe is as easy as ... pie!
Grilled sandwich with some of nature's freshest tastes
Red Pepper & Aubergine Couscous with almond and parsley cream...a delicious salad perfect for summer! [text and recipe in Italian - Translator on the sidebar]
Bacon-wrapped whole yellowtail.
Socca (chickpea pancake) tastes great hot from the griddle, seasoned with salt and pepper and a drizzle of olive oil!
My blender died! So I compare the Vita-Mix, Blendtec and new lower priced Oster Fusion blenders. What did this smoothie-fanatic do?!
My first attempt at homemade mascarpone.Divine!
Coffee lovers now can enjoy coffee in candy bar form. It’s not only delicious—each bar delivers the caffeine content of two cups of coffee!
Pickled Bing Cherries with Lemon, Black Pepper, and Vanilla Bean.
Crispy in the outside, fluffy and soft in the inside: that's how bagels are!
The 2nd post in our week long Kid's Feature: Frozen Pudding Pops! Mint Chocolate Cookie along with 5 other luscious flavor combos!
My favorite windowsill tomato sauce. Mix, sit, serve. Delicious and way too easy.
A deliciously fresh German strawberry torte piled high with fresh strawberries.
Chinese take-out at home: General Tso's Chicken
Grilled portabella caprese sandwich
My new favorite dessert - Pomegranate Granita
Ripe, dark cherries waiting to meet their maker - ice-cream maker, that is! It's National Ice-Cream Month after all.
This Pomegranate Cooler is an excellent way to finish a Summer day.
lavender syrup: summer in a bottle!
Viva Italia! Pizza Italia! Red, green and white aka basil, tomatoes and mozzarella!
Pear and Amaretto Tart - unglazed
Creamy and tasty: guacamole. Ready in 15 minutes!
Asian Slaw with kohlrabi, daikon, and hakurei turnips -- a great way to use the vegetables we're getting in our CSA share!
homemade Indian tacos
Super healthy, super tasty and a great way to use up all of the zucchini in your garden. What more could you want?
This cake tastes even better than it looks.
Apple Crumble Custard Creams
Chewy Triple Chocolate Cookies - you know you want one!
Gluten-free Chocolate Muffin. Chocolate is always a good idea.
Mom's roasted potatoes. The best!
Wontons (Dumplings) - my most-used freezer friendly recipe. This time, it completes my summer meal.
Honey Wheat Sandwich Buns - soft but sturdy and very tasty, these buns are the perfect match for just about any sandwich you can imagine!