Tag: Fresh Herbs

Summer Salads

White Bean Salad

An excellent salad. I have put in varying amounts of veggies and herbs, so feel free to play around with the quantities to suit your tastebuds! If you choose to add the optional ingredients, it would become more of a main course than a side dish, or maybe not! Oh, there’s a note on my recipe that my […]

Fall Egg Dishes and Brunch, Spring Egg Dishes and Brunch, Summer Egg Dishes and Brunch, Winter Egg Dishes and Brunch

Brunch Baked Eggs

Here’s another do ahead brunch dish for a stress free host, you can be enjoying your  Blood Orange Mimosa while brunch is baking!  I don’t know about you, but around the holidays when entertaining can get crazy, we need all the do-aheads we can get our hands on. This can be made vegetarian by leaving out […]

Spring Mains

Dreaming of Spring Chicken

Sure it’s not quite spring but as usual, I was doing freezer inventory and found a few things that should be used up. Now that the tarragon and chives are up…that for sure says spring to me. I used chicken thighs because they were there but use whatever chicken pieces you like, just time them […]

Summer Appetizers

Zucchini Crostini

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. The first time I made these was for an event I was catering. Always on the lookout for interesting vegetarian appy’s. I really like this one a lot. It may not leap off the page at you, but give it a shot, you’ll be surprised […]

Summer Pasta

Bucatini alla Chiummenzana

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. What to do with all those cherry tomatoes in the garden! This slightly spicy tomato sauce hails from Capri and it’s terrific.  I found some fresh artichokes**at the Farmer’s Market this week, so I decided to make stuffed artichokes for the first course, followed by the […]

Barbequing and Grilling, Fall Vegetables and Sides, Spring Vegetables and Sides, Summer Vegetables and Sides

Grilled and Marinated Zucchini

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. So simple but so good & keeps for a few days in the fridge.  Fabulous as part of a antipasti platter or as an accompaniment to barbecued chicken or pork. 4 medium sized zucchini (the Italian striped variety are excellent & they have little ridges that look […]