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Watermelon, tomato and strawberry salad with burrata
Summer salad This has to be THE quintessential summer salad. Sweet watermelon, vine-ripened tomatoes and juicy strawberries, on top of...
Thai-style grilled flank steak
Easy and delicious Marinated in Thai seasonings of lime, fish sauce, brown sugar and chili peppers, this flank steak is mouth-wateringly flavorful...
Sweet potato, prosciutto and caramelized onion pizza
Healthy, gluten-free sweet potato pizza This pizza starts with a healthy sweet potato crust that is made from thin slices of sweet potato. My niece...
Spiedies
Spiedies, the Binghamton tradition Our friend Art is a fabulous cook. He and my husband and a bunch of his buddies go camping and fishing together a...
Slow cooker shredded beef tacos with mango & burrata
A surprisingly delicious combination I've been thinking about making some slow-cooker shredded beef tacos for awhile now, so when Mission Tortillas...
Roasted turkey cobb salad
Salad-for-dinner is a staple at my house. Salad-for-dinner is a hardy salad with lots of vegetables, possibly some fruit and a bit of protein. If you...
Roasted tomato, pesto & burrata bruschetta
Everyday easy & perfect for Memorial Day Bruschetta is a summertime favorite in my house because it is so easy to make and can be created with...
Pimm’s cup
The Wimbledon cocktail everyone can enjoy Pimm's cups are the summer event cocktail of choice in England, where they are served at Wimbledon, the...
Peach and tomato gazpacho with goat cheese croutons
Grab peaches & heirloom tomatoes while you can! I have been posting a lot of peach and tomato recipes the last few weeks. I thought last week's...
Pavlova with berries, brown sugar and sour cream
Nothing beats a good pavlova A good pavlova is a show-stopper that will have your guests licking their plates and begging for more.  Seriously.  I...
Paella with artichokes, chicken, chorizo & shrimp
Paella cooking class for my book club I recently held a cooking class for my book club on how to make paella. The book we discussed is Cooked, A...
Little Gem lettuce
Versatile Little Gem lettuce Little Gem salad is finding its way to my dinner table quite frequently lately. Little Gem lettuce originated in...
Kale, broccoli & tomato Caesar salad
Superfood heaven You can feel virtuous when you eat this healthy Caesar salad. It is packed with superfoods including: kale, broccoli, tomatoes,...
Grilled Mexican corn
Possibly the messiest, best corn you have ever eaten Traditional Mexican street corn is a messy, but oh-so delicious treat. My husband says my...
Grilled chipotle-glazed steak salad
More salad-for-dinner This is a nice summertime salad-for-dinner, that goes great with a frosty margarita or Paloma cocktail. This recipe comes from...
Gerbera daisies in blue mason jars
If you have been following me for long you know I have fallen in love with blue mason jars and rustic frog lids. I routinely use them to create...
Garden mule cocktail
Blueberry and cucumber Moscow mule variation The original Moscow mule is a great canvas for some tasty variations. The Garden mule is my most recent...
Chicken, potato & prosciutto kabobs
Kabobs make summer easy In the dog days of summer, we all are looking for fast, easy and light meals. Kabobs are a natural choice, as you can create...
Chicken, berry, date & candied walnut salad
Salad-for-dinner This is one of my salad-for-dinner recipes. In other words, a salad that is substantial enough to serve for dinner. It is fresh,...
Bahama conch rum cocktail
Rum-rum-rum We recently took a boating trip through the Bahamas with our good friends Barbara and George. For most part, we stuck with remote and...
Avocado shrimp cocktails in a jar
Tasty appetizers for outdoor dining These individual appetizers are perfect for outdoor dining whether you are at the beach, at a picnic, on a boat...
Avocado massaged kale salad with oranges and toasted pumpkin seeds
Spa treatment for your kale salad You are not the only one that loves a good massage.  So does your kale.  Massaging your kale with a splash of...
Asian salad with ginger carrot dressing
Asian salad My recipe for Simple Asian salad has been very popular every month since I published it a year and a half ago. I wanted to add another...
Aperol Spritz
What is Aperol Aperol is a low-alcohol content liquor made from bitter orange, rhubarb, and a secret assortment of roots and herbs. Aperol was...