Homemade Thousand Island Dressing and an Act of Desperation (Don't worry, it turned out ok)
Butternut Squash and Tagliatelle with Red Pepper Sauce, Lemon and Arugula
Rancho Gordo Yellow Eye Bean Soup with the wonderful flavors of Lemon and Ham Hocks
A delightfully simple Halloween cocktail with just the right amount of spice.
This Fig and Balsamic Jam features two pounds of fresh figs simmered with sugar, balsamic vinegar and black peppercorns.
Peas, Edamame and Mint-Garlic Dip with Ricotta Toasts
Baba ganoush, roasted eggplant with tahini, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil.
Cilantro walnut pesto
Homemade Lemon Ice Cream
This spicy soup celebrates the summer by featuring the quintessential summer produce: zucchini!
Blanched green beans are served with a rich, thick, luxurious no fail hollandaise sauce. Delicious!
Homemade mayonnaise - basic recipe + tips&tricks
Forget jams and sorbets. Blueberries and Gin are THE way to remember the best of Summer. Just in time for your Labor Day BBQ too!
So simple, moist and delicious. Try this Lemon Yogurt Cake with tangy lemon-butter frosting.
The old green pea and mint soup - summer edition
Hang onto summer with Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade
Zucchini and Pasta Salad - an easy vegetarian make-ahead side dish for entertaining or to take to a potluck!
Spicy Basil and Lemon Pasta
This fresh summer salad is a hit at every gathering. It’s one of my most requested recipes. Slightly tangy vinaigrette truly compliments the sweetness of the caramelized figs.
Seriously spicy Sriracha chicken served over seasoned rice.
Yellow Heirloom Watermelon Italian Ice - Yum!
Homemade Oregon Berry jam layered on crackers with brie, a chiffonade of fresh basil, and topped with a blackberry. A simple, delicious, summertime snack!
Smoked trout dip mixed with crème fraiche, lemon juice, dill and a pinch of cayenne.
Sole Meunière - filets of sole swimming in butter, lemon and parsley. Try replacing all-purpose flour for hazelnut or almond flour.
Fresh fig Salad with Walnuts, Mint and Lemon Vinaigrette
Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon marinated with coarse grain dijon mustard, honey, and lemon juice, finished off with a shower of fresh dill
An easy recipe using dried white beans for a smooth combo of garlic, parmesan and lemon with tender beans and sweetly ripe tomatoes.
Apricot Jam: simple, homemade jam prepared from farm fresh apricots, sugar, lemon juice, and powdered fruit pectin
homemade gooseberry jam.... tart, sweet, and delicious
Fresh ginger ale for chilled drinks, sorbets and treats for summer
Hummus is a superfood; not only is it incredibly good, it's also incredibly good for you. Chickpeas (a.k.a Garbanzo beans) star in this dish, and are chock full of fiber, folate, vitamin B6, and iron.
Strawberries are one of the jewels of the food world. They don't last as long as gemstones but soft berries make great strawberry lemonade.
A smoky salmon cream cheese dip that takes minutes to make but will wow the guests at your next party (for only 20 cents a person!).