Category: Summer Mains

Fall Egg Dishes and Brunch

Tomato And Zucchini Pie

What can I say? Tomatoes, zucchini, basil, garlic; it doesn’t get any better at the height of summer! Someone said that “what grows together, goes together.” I definitely agree. This pie can be served hot or warm, makes a great

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Grilled Beef Ribs With Ginger Sauce

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I have fond memories of sharing these ribs with friends at dinner in the backyard one night. Every time one of the men finished a rib, they simply flung them

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Eggplant And Peppers With Rice Filling

The rice filling is delicious and redolent with mediterranean spices and it’s vegetarian.**  I have made this recipe using zucchini, peppers & added ground beef to the filling. Love that it can be served warm or at room temperature.  Perfect for a hot

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Burgers With Roasted Garlic Aioli

Burgers, Burgers, Burgers! The recipe specifies using ground chuck, but I have changed it up to ground buffalo and even used ground turkey and loved them all! Makes 4 Servings Make the compound butter: ¼ lb. unsalted butter, room temperature ½

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Joe’s Tuscan Chicken

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. If you want to have the most delicious, easy chicken, then do what Joe does and “Tuscanize” the chicken!   It always turns out so darned good considering just how really

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Fall Mains

Eggplant And Lamb Stacks

This recipe definitely passes the test at our house!  Although I prefer to use eggplant when in season, I do buy it off season.  Ground beef can be substituted for the lamb if you like. Makes 4 Servings 2 medium eggplants,

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Spinach Salad

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is a delicious main course salad.  Makes a wonderful late spring or summer meal using locally grown spinach from a market or from your own garden.  The lemony dressing really adds sparkle

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Asian Barbecued Pork

You could roast the pork in the oven or, my preferred method, cooking on the barbecue. The pork can be used not only as part of an Asian meal but sliced and served as an appetizer, cut up for fried

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Greek Lemon Chicken

I love this chicken! Whiffs of a Mediterranean summer, with lemon and fresh oregano. I have used chicken wings & made small kebabs to use as an appetizer. It is particularly good on the barbecue (OK, what isn’t?). Oh, did

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Barbecued Brined Veal Ribs

Columbus Meats** always has veal ribs. Normally I make an Italian tomato based sugo (sauce) brown them then simmer in it for a few hours. We then serve the sauce with pasta for a primo (1st course)  followed by the veal as

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