Greek Garden Veggie Salad with Grilled Corn

This salad is a perfect summer side (or a meal in itself). . . . → Read More: Greek Garden Veggie Salad with Grilled Corn

Please Meet Anna…..

Welcome to a late addition to C.L.U.E. as I try to rectify a formidable FUBAR. Here’s a great Black Bean Salad and a Pasta Mediterranean Salad from Anna Dishes. . . . → Read More: Please Meet Anna…..

Sweet Sriracha Pickles

I was inspired by pickled dirt.

Truly.   I pickled some chard stems a while back and my mother assessed that they tasted like “pickled dirt.”

OK, so the pickled chard was an acquired taste but that pickling liquid was da’ bomb!   I made up some of this sweet-hot brine and threw in . . . → Read More: Sweet Sriracha Pickles

Curried Chicken Salad with Cucumbers

I love summer.   Specifically, I love July.   July is the month that I can take my vacation and some much needed time off.

I won’t get on a soap box or anything today, but July is the month that I get to totally be out of the office.   (I do still work . . . → Read More: Curried Chicken Salad with Cucumbers

Wasabi Quick Dilled Pickles

I heart my big, yellow Gourmet cookbook.   (I think that has been well-established.)   There are quite a few recipes that can be adapted to fresh produce from the garden.   If you are picking cukes, you must make this.    Especially if you are picking just a few a day.

The original recipe called . . . → Read More: Wasabi Quick Dilled Pickles

Marinated Cucumbers and Onions

Zukes and cukes.

That is all I am getting from the garden.

Our tomatoes look lush and green.   Little blossoms and little fruit.   These are our favorites and I guess I will have to realize that I cannot grow tomatoes.

These are called Marketeer.

Zukes and cukes.

These all . . . → Read More: Marinated Cucumbers and Onions

Blackberry-Cucumber Water

I am addicted to flavored water this summer.

Last summer got me hooked when Sassy Water was making the Pinterest rounds.

Now I am experimenting with whatever fresh stuff I have in the kitchen.

Most recently (with 2 1/2 flats of blackberries to use), I dreamed this up.

I am really fickle, but this is . . . → Read More: Blackberry-Cucumber Water

Veggie and Pearl Couscous Herb Salad

A perfect summer salad for this month’s Secret Recipe Club. . . . → Read More: Veggie and Pearl Couscous Herb Salad

Red Quinoa Greek Salad

A salad for summer. (I know, I am rushing the season!) . . . → Read More: Red Quinoa Greek Salad

Roasted Turkey with Rosemary

Thanksgiving in August: Turkey finds and tomato cucumber salsa verde salad. . . . → Read More: Roasted Turkey with Rosemary