Category Archives: appetizer

Savory Grilled Peaches

  Simply grilled peaches are a delicious and unexpected break from tomatoes on the savory table. In just minutes, they grill to perfection. They also happen to pair nicely with soft, tangy cheeses, and salty meats. This is what summer … Continue reading

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Eat Your Greens!

  An early summer salad gets a dose of fun with this Green Goddess Dressing tailor made for little ones. If you’re looking to entice the kids into the kitchen and get them bought into the idea of eating their greens, … Continue reading

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Wild Rice with Wild Greens

So, I belong to a neighborhood beach club. It’s rustic and beautiful and a great place to meet up with friends all summer long. Usually, we end up meeting up around dinner time so the kids can have an early … Continue reading

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Spring Celebration Salad

And…. we’re back! Spring seems to be finally springing this week and it’s about time I say. Farmers’ markets all over the county will be opening this weekend, including my local TaSH market in Tarrytown. In honor of what you’re bound … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Salad

No matter how cold it gets (let’s face it that’s not too bloody cold this winter!), my body still craves salads, and while they may look a little different from their warm weather cousins, winter salads can be just as … Continue reading

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Celeriac and Apple Soup with Parmesan Frico

Celeriac (otherwise known as celery root) is one ugly vegetable. Luckily, it doesn’t have to get by on looks alone because its flavor is sublimely beautiful. I think its taste can best be described as lying somewhere between parsley and celery. … Continue reading

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You Say Frittata, I Say Tortilla

For some reason, last week every time I went to the market, I thought I needed more eggs, leaving me with 3 dozen eggs sitting in my fridge, taking up space. Annoying. But sometimes a silly mistake like that is … Continue reading

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Tomato and Nectarine Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Technically speaking, it’s a fruit salad. But practically speaking, it’s a sweet and savory accompaniment to any main course you may be grilling up this summer. Tomatoes and nectarines make beautiful music together in a dish that is truly a celebration of summer. … Continue reading

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Pea Shoot and Squash Salad with Sweet Parsley Dressing

  I fully recognize that some time in the next few weeks, squash and zucchini fatigue will begin to set in. But for now, I’m feeling super inspired by all they have to offer. I especially love baby yellow squash. … Continue reading

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Vodka-Cured Salmon Gravlax

Sometimes we forget that just as vegetables and fruit have a season, so too do fish. Sure there are farm raised fish available throughout the year, but sustainable, wild caught seafood is definitely the better way to go. Late spring ushers … Continue reading

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