July 15, 2014
fish

The French term en papillote describes a cooking method in which food is baked in a...

July 14, 2014
creme brulee

Creme brulee - the classic French custard with a caramelized sugar topping is one of my all time...

July 14, 2014
macarons

Most of us won't have the pleasure of passing Fête nationale at the Eiffel...

July 11, 2014

Yesterday, we shared a step by step tutorial on how to grill pizza.  This simple meal has an...

July 11, 2014

Hot summer nights call for cool and refreshing meals, ones that don’t require the turning on...

July 11, 2014
gazpacho with crab

Crab season has begun in the Pacific Northwest and we’re relishing all the fresh, sweet...

July 10, 2014

Grilled pizza is a convenient way to enjoy your favorite comfort food without turning on your oven...

July 10, 2014
pizza

If you have been following the World Cup, you know that the last two teams left to duke it out for...

July 9, 2014
sandwich

Smoky bacon, juicy tomatoes and crunchy lettuce - when this tasty trio gets together something...

July 8, 2014
pasta salads

Where there is a barbecue, there often is a pasta salad standing near by.  Pasta salads are a...

July 7, 2014

In my opinion, you can't have too many cheesecake recipes, especially if it's one made with...

July 1, 2014
tomatoes

Gazpacho, the cool and creamy Spanish tomato soup, is simply divine during the summertime.  ...

June 26, 2014
Easy Italian-Inspired Shrimp and Artichoke Salad

This easy salad recipe is perfect for picnics or any summertime party! Tender shrimp are combined...

June 24, 2014
pasta

Pasta is the epitome of quick and easy cooking.  The combinations of pasta, sauces and...

June 24, 2014
scones

It's always fun to stray from the norm and throw a themed party.  This summer tea party...

June 21, 2014

Chicken salad is one of my go-to summer meals.  Grilled chicken on a bed of greens with a...

June 12, 2014
shrimp

Shrimp is fabulous for quick cooking.  Once they hit the heat, shrimp only take a couple of...

June 9, 2014
eggplant

Eggplants big and small, lavender and deep purple, Japanese and Italian are making an appearance...

June 8, 2014

Filet mignon is a special occasion steak fit for dad on Father's Day.  When it comes to...

June 8, 2014

Tomato and cream cheese bruschetta is a simple appetizer to serve during your summer parties....

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