right about now is the season for the first figs...simmer them down to their sticky sweet essence and make Fresh Fig Ice Cream...the taste of summer
Strawberry, Rhubarb & Pink Moscato Trifles - light & delicious individual trifles that are so easy to make!
Raspberry cheesecake, Great treat for summer days and nights.
The Perfect Mid-summer Dessert: Rustic Almond-Plum Galette
Caramelized Nashi Pear & Polenta Rounds
sometimes, keeping it impossibly simple with just salt makes for sophistication... Salt Wrinkled Potatoes recipe by Chef Jose Andres
Farm to Table post: Filipino Ginataan for showcasing the gorgeous scallop squashes I got from my CSA
beer can chicken...but this time, with the added boost of...mayo? yes, MAYO. Spice Rubbed Beer Can chicken with Potatoes and Peppers
can you tell we're a little obsessed with tomatoes and mozzarella?! Summer Caprese Salad from Mario Batali's new book, Molto Gusto
Not your mama's green salad: roasted almonds, leeks, feta and smoked salmon.
avocado. mango. standard additions to ceviche. LOVE this version from mark bittman that uses PLUMS!
i imagine that this simple salad with tomatoes has a lot of room for summer vegetable imagination...
tomatoes + burrata are a good pair, but slipping ripe, juicy peaches into the mix make a sexy summer salad from Angelli Cafe's Evan Kleinman
it might be impossible for me to actually make a complete recipe... i'd eat all the smoked eel before i even got started...nagia's orzo with smoked eel
is it possible to make *really good* whole wheat pancakes? apparently...Country Gourmet's recipe
Scottish scones (in Spanish with translator on the sidebar)
Soy-Glazed Salmon with Watercress Salad
Typical Nigerian food is suya: bbq'd peanut-marinaded meat on sticks, perfect for Nigerians and others in diaspora
fish in tomato sauce
everyone should try making "large format" meat at least once
Fig salad with manchego cheese, roasted almonds and prosciutto
Roasted Chicken Chopped Salad with Blue Cheese Vinaigrette from the Entertaining Encyclopedia by Denise Vivaldo
Grilled flank steak with ponzu and honey glaze.
Farm fresh tomatoes and carrots simmer to make a delicious sauce to top chicken parmesan.
Sweet heirloom tomatoes and goat cheese encased in a crunchy, herby Parmesan tart shell.
Grilled Pork Loin Roast, the perfect summer meal!
Buttermilk onion rings. The perfect topping for a juicy burger.
Chinese Char Siu Pork Tenderloin with a Homemade Marinade. noms!
A refreshing twist on summer soup: Avocado-Buttermilk Soup with Crab Salad.
Honey Lime Roast Chicken and Garlicky Creamed Corn & Spinach
Using the Flavor Bible to find flavor pairings for feta
Hands down my favorite summer pasta: Pappardelle with Zucchini Ribbons (near effortless, too!)
Grilled Zucchini Spears with Lemon Vinaigrette
Quick Flatbread with snap peas, fresh herbs, Vermont cheese and ham.