Fruit Pizza with White Chocolate... and homemade sugar cookie dough.
Pondering the perfect pork chop? To brine or not to brine? YES! Grilled brined pork chops with caper parsley salsa verde
Fresh Tomato Tart with Goat Cheese
Zucchini with Walnuts & Chives
Here's a super easy Fresh Peach Cobbler recipe that uses fresh peaches and has a sugary-golden cobbler crust.
Fresh ripe tomatoes layered with mozzarella bufala and bechamel. This lasagna is late summer heaven on a plate!
A refreshing Vietnamese salad of cabbage, carrots, chicken, onion and herbs with an oil-free dressing.
Open-Faced Turkey Burgers on Portabello Buns. Enjoy!
Three Grains Breakfast with Three Fresh Fruits - start your day with this bowl of fresh and raw goodness.
Watermelon, Arugula, Feta Salad - refreshing on these hot days!
Bruschetta with Fresh Homemade Ricotta and Three Herb Cashew Pesto
Orecchiette with Slow-Roasted Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, and Parmesan
Quite possibly the best homemade bread I've ever made - rosemary focaccia with sea salt.
The berry tart that almost wasn't... But turned out even better than planned, thanks to a little baking snafu.
Café Frappé! Do you know the magic trick that your instant coffee can do?
Cherry Tomato and Pine Nut Spaghetti
Bocconcini w/ Garlic Scape Pesto: An expected ingredient makes for a flavorful no-heat dinner -- perfect for the summer
Wonderful, easy and fresh watermelon granita (recipe in French and Italian)
Figs with Cream Cheese and Smoked Salmon, drizzled with Avocado Honey combine the sweetness of California with the savory bite of New York.
Mmm, seasonal fresh figs piped with creamy Gorgonzola dolce blue cheese and drizzled in honey. A great appetizer to serve as summer winds down.
Refreshing Raspberry Smash
Blueberry Pomegranate Popsicles ~ just 3 tasty ingredients! And incredibly good for you! :)
Apricot Ice Cream
What to do with the fresh zucchini from your garden?? Hazelnut zucchini bread with fresh blueberries.
Focaccia with San Marzano & Fresh Mozz
Crisp summer vegetables, finely chopped and tossed with a lemony vinaigrette.
Roasted Carrots with Feta and Parsley
The delicate, flavorful ice crystals of this Lemon Verbena Water Ice offer a refreshing, cleansing end to your meal and day.
I call this Wake-Up-Your-Mouth Thai Cucumber Salad because there are so many flavors working together here.
Caprese Cocktail: little balls of fresh mozzarella, with cherry tomatoes, basil and a drizzle of olive oil.
Crunchy Cantaloupe and blueberry salad. A nice refreshing way to start a hot summer day.