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An old-fashioned cherry pie, made with Wisconsin Door County cherries and the flakiest pastry ever!
Adding roasted Door County cherries to a rich chocolate brownie makes for one very special brownie!
Fresh garden tomatoes, served simply with basil vinaigrette, toasted sourdough, and burrata.
Another stellar recipe from Thomas Keller's Bouchon Bakery cookbook: banana muffins with walnut streusel.
A light and flavorful corn soup, garnished with chives, creme fraiche, fresh corn kernels, and bacon!
A perfect flavor pair: milk chocolate and hazelnuts combine for a rich and satisfying gelato.
These are the real deal; devil's food doughnuts with a rich chocolate glaze. Perfection!
A unique combination of hearty ground beef and fresh, bright tomatoes. Topped with fresh basil and Parmesan cheese, it's a great summer meal.
A lighter version of a dessert favorite, garnished with sweet roasted cherries.
A Spanish-style potato tortilla, with roasted red pepper and peas. Great as part of a tapas menu.
A Spanish-style tortilla with garlic mayonnaise; perfect for a tapas menu.
The ultimate summer fruit pie: fresh peaches with vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg in an all-butter lattice-top crust.
Light and healthy; a quick saute of rainbow chard, carrots, and chickpeas. Seasoned with the brightness of lemon, mint and cilantro.
A sweet and healthy pancake made with oat groats, buttermilk, and maple sugar. Perfect for easy-going summer mornings.
A sweet, salty, caramel version of a summer favorite: butterscotch sundae with caramel popcorn.
A perfect use for a seasonal favorite: fava bean puree on garlic toast, with olive-feta relish.
A seasonal fruit dessert: a buttery pastry wrapped around fresh,plump blueberries.
A savory zucchini cornbread, full of the robust flavor of browned butter, sharp cheddar cheese, and fresh herbs.
A lightened version of carrot cake, full of almond and lemon flavor, with only 4 tablespoons of butter!
A fresh and delicious variation on traditional pesto; and a great way to use up all that mint in the garden!
A new take on sangria; made with albarino, sake, lemongrass syrup, and rosemary-infused apple juice. Cool. clean, and, refreshing!
A French classic is the best way to showcase seasonal fruit: cherries baked under a blanket of kirsch-spiked pancake batter. Delicious!
Grilled garlic bread with burrata and fried Spanish piquillo peppers makes a great summer snack or appetizer.
A delicious snack of grilled garlic bread with burrata and fried Spanish piquillo peppers.
A chocolate bundt cake from "Vintage Cakes" by Julie Richardson. Perfect for a birthday, with chocolate ganache and ice cream.
Inspired by Washington state morels, I set out to make my own version of creamy mushroom soup.
An ethereally light coconut cake, heaped with mounds of softly whipped cream and more sweet coconut.
A recipe guideline for creating your own quick pasta dinner: flavorful protein, seasonal vegetables, and rich cheese.
A turkey-chorizo burger with avocado relish partners with a roasted pineapple milkshake (spiked with rum, if you like).
A tribute to my Mother, who made the best-ever shortbread cookies.
A favorite taco filling becomes a quesadilla. A perfect starter for a Cinco de Mayo feast.
DOLESalads: Get a start on National Salad Month with this classic romaine and herb salad, with bacon, cheese, tomatoes, and croutons. Delicious!
A traditional upside-down cake topped with a seasonal favorite: rhubarb. It's sweet, tart, and spicy with ginger.
A quick and easy rice noodle stir-fry, with asparagus and salmon. Delicious and healthy.