Category Archives: snack

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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Lemon Squares with Herbed Blueberries

As we approach late summer, blueberries are bountiful. While they are just perfect eaten fresh by the handful, if you’re in the mood to dress them up a bit, give this lemon curd tart a whirl. Blueberries tossed in honey … Continue reading

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Zucchini Slaw

  Hamburgers, grilled chicken, sausage, and steak. These are the mainstays of outdoor summer cooking. And keeping them from getting stale by the end of July can be tricky after the ninth or tenth barbecue. That’s where fresh and bountiful … Continue reading

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Fragrant Squash Soup Shots

Getting this one in under the wire! Two more sleeps until Turkey Day so there’s still time to add this stunning soup to your feast. I love a good butternut squash soup but I often find it very heavy. This … 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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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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Sweet and Sassy Salad Turnips

Fall turnips have got nothing on their spring-harvested baby cousins, which are sometimes referred to as salad turnips because they are delicious eaten raw as well as roasted. These turnips are crunchy and peppery, kind of like their other cousins: radishes. To … Continue reading

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Grilled Cheese with Leftover Greens

As promised, I’ve put those leftover kale greens to good use. Absolutely yummy lunch made by foraging in my fridge. It smelt and tasted like victory. Makes one sandwich 2 slices wholewheat bread 1 teaspoon mustard 1 teaspoon mayonnaise 2/3 … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Beet and Lamb Pizzas

I’ve made variations of this lamb pizza for years now. It’s inspired by the exotic flavors of the Middle East that I came to know and love when I lived in, wait for it… Brooklyn, NY. I’d spend my carefree weekends … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cherry Tomato and Bell Pepper Tart

Tomatoes and peppers and onions oh my! Late summer vegetables are in full swing. But at this point in the summer, I’ve had about 9 million tomato salads and I’m ready to put them to more inventive uses. That means … Continue reading

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