Acai, Goji and Locavore all appear on the 2009 Merriam-Webster's Dictionary new words list. (Happy acai berries indeed!)
Grandma's recipe for Chocolate Mayonnaise cake - made into moist and yummy cupcakes!
Fruit Salad for Breakfast.
Melon Slushie recipe to remind you just how easy it is to make a fancy slushie drink for outdoors this summer - just fresh melon, juice, and ice
Our favourite variation on the Mojito: the subtle and mouth watering Peach Mojito.
Black magic cake with dark chocolate frosting and milk chocolate shavings: a cupcake for a true chocoholic.
Feta Phyllo Torte -- salty, crisp, caramelized all over, and sweet from honey drizzled overtop; perhaps the best meatless entree I've ever made.
Beef and Garlic Scape Stir-fry
Watermelon margarita popsicles, just one of many things to enjoy when it's hot outside
Restaurant-inspired Fennel Arugula Citrus Salad, for under $3 per serving.
Whole milk Greek tzatziki with fresh mint and oregano
The secret to a perfect glass of iced coffee
Agedashi Tofu with Chili, Basil and Crispy Ginger Shreds. Japanese Classic with a Malaysian Touch.
Peppery Bacon and Cheddar Scones
Grilled Pizza with Cherry and Grape Tomatoes
The Chubby Goat Cheese and Vegetable Confiture Courgette
A summer spaghetti salad made with ripe tomatoes and fresh herbs. Yum!
Golden Salmon Toro from Tsuki... Masago, jalapeno, and tomato maki topped w/ Beni toro, sliced almond, a golden flake, & drizzled w/ asparagus sauce
Best egg salad, secret ingredient: avocado!
Cumin-crusted scallops over pepperjack polenta with roasted zucchini and red peppers
Louisiana Chicken Pasta - a knock-off version of the Cheesecake Factory favorite!
Wild Mushroom and Goat Cheese Fagottini served with simply a drizzle of olive oil and gratings of Pecorino.
Stuffed Bell Peppers - try making them for your next appetizer
The best one-handed meal I've found: A Galician tuna empanada.
Testing gluten-free pie crusts with glutenfreegirl. This is a red and golden raspberry pie, fruit plucked from her yard.
What better than cheesy bits of mozzarella and pepperoni (or whatever “toppings” you prefer to turn into fillings) encased in a warm and steaming ball of dough?
Summer Chicken Salad with Green Apple Vinaigrette
The last of my cherries this season is destined for ice cream...
Baked Huevos Rancheros with Fresh Eggs, Summer Squash, Green Chiles, and Soyrizo. Spice up your brunch!
Cream whippers are no longer just for restaurants. They are a great gadget to have at home.
A Berry Good Patriotic Tart that is red, white and blue and yummy too!
Garlic Butter and Cheese Biscuits - soft, light, warm, fluffy, and comforting!