One of my new favorite flavor combos: shrimp and bacon pasta. Tell me yours and I just might send you a copy of the Flavor Bible.
Kicky Popcorn. Spiced with smoked paprika and cayenne. Takes 4 minutes to make (including popping!)
Caramelized Shallot Hummus ... a fast and easy homemade recipe
Chorizo & potatoes in a sherry broth, and some thoughts on "having time" to cook on weeknights
Grilled Vegetables, so simple yet so good now that summer is here.
Love pesto? Try Arugula Pesto!
Parmesan and Thyme Roasted Almonds
Beef Dip Sandwich with sweet onion, and pepperoncini peppers and served with sliced tomatoes and baby arugula
Wine Infused "Beer Can" Chicken
Grilled Corn on the Cob. Good bye rubbery corn, hello juicy buttery deliciousness.
Red caviar appetizers
Incredibly simple garlic cheese biscuits
Brilliantly orange, soft and chewy, spicy Pumpkin, Garlic and Chili Bread
Chicken tender strips with a homemade teriyaki sauce is ready in less than 30 minutes.
Classic Grilled Ham & Cheese Sandwich
spinach with scallions and peas - the perfect spring side dish!
Barley Risotto with Peas, Pecorino and Prosciutto
Don't fear the quinoa! Crunchy, Asian inspired salad featuring quinoa, edamame, and chickpeas.
Shrimp, Rice and Tomatoes
Slow-Cooker BBQ Beef with Sweet Cole Slaw
Thyme roasted new potatoes.
Vegan Beet Ravioli Stacks with Cashew "Ricotta Cheese": bet you can't eat just one!
Basil, cheese and bread crumbs stuffed baked tomato
Nodi Marini-Nautical knots: springtime pasta with asparagus pesto served pool side on a warm, sunny May afternoon for lunch
Spiced Seasoning Salt. Great for poultry and burgers. Will keep for a YEAR (unless you use it all before then!).
corn and wild rice pancakes with honey, chilies, and plenty of cilantro (recipe)
Olive Oil Cakes with Lemon and Olives
Williams Sonoma quick gingerbread spice bread with a cinnamon glaze.
Blueberry muffins that are really moist and tender and have an awesome crumb topping. Totally delicious!!!
Savory Pear & Buckwheat Pancakes. Not your typical pancake - these kept me full for a good 6 hours!
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Marshmallow Brownies - if you haven't made these yet, you are missing out - the most amazing brownie ever!!!
Strawberry Sorbet: Tangy, Sweet and immensely easy to make. Great summer time treats for the young and old.
Irish Cream Caramel Cheesecake