Fresh Spring Salads

    Spring time is here! Some of my favorite fresh vegetables and herbs are showing up in the farmer’s markets and grocery stores everywhere. Artichokes, asparagus, tomatoes and spring peas, all fresh from the farm. These five salads showcase some of these vegetables, and are perfect both for serving along with grilled foods or […]

Pickled Shishito Peppers

  Pickled peppers are eaten across the world.  Preserving foods in vinegar is an ancient practice. What is new is the sharing of so many types of regional peppers across the globe. Jamaican peppers in New York, Thai  peppers in Amsterdam and Japanese peppers in California are a few examples. Pickled peppers have always been […]

Tasty Vegetarian Options for Easter Dinner

Easter dinner means many things to many people. Roasted leg of lamb, a nice glazed ham, maybe a brisket. All great choices, unless you are a vegetarian or have one in your family. This Goat Milk Asparagus-Tarragon Quiche is so satisfying and rich, so absolutely delicious, that everyone will love it. Whether vegetarian, carnivore or […]

Healthy Salads to Start 2015 Off Right

What was your New Year’s resolution this year? To stop drinking, to lose weight or maybe to remember to fill the bird feeder. My resolution is the same every year. My resolution is to not make a resolution. Which is contradictory. . . oh well. But if you are one of the resolution making population, […]

Purple and White Baked Sweet Potatoes

  Now that Thanksgiving is over it is time to start planning your Christmas menu! Well not really, but it doesn’t hurt to save ideas when you see them.  I’ve started a board on Pinterest for Christmas with recipes and crafts I like.  This is the perfect recipe to pin! Not only is this a visual stunner, […]