Summer Salad

Not the most creative of titles but this is a good way to use up cucumbers and tomatoes from the garden. I also threw in a bonus recipe nod for another way to use shishito peppers. Keep reading. . . . → Read More: Summer Salad

Niçoise Style Chopped Salad

The farm bag delivery is the highlight of my Tuesdays. Most of the recipes that they feature are great. This one is pretty darn tasty (even though all the ingredients were not included in the bag). In hindsight, I should have thrown in the sliced mushrooms that came that week. (Please note the original recipe . . . → Read More: Niçoise Style Chopped Salad

Chocolate Feast for Chocolat (and Food ‘n Flix 10th Anniversary)

Three chocolate inspired recipes today to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Food ‘n Flix and the film Chocolat: Eggplant Caponata, Chili-Cocoa Rubbed Steaks, and Chocolate Salami. . . . → Read More: Chocolate Feast for Chocolat (and Food ‘n Flix 10th Anniversary)

“In My Kitchen” July 2020

What’s new…a “new” Green Egg, homemade yogurt, garlic harvest, one zucchini, one tomato, and one great summer recipe. . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” July 2020

Chopped Greek Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts and Pitas for May’s Food ‘n Flix

Confessions. I thought I would get ahead of the game during the holidays (yes, I’m talking last December). I watch Mamma Mia! and recorded all of the food only to realize the May’s Food ‘n Flix was the sequel. Oops!

Well, here we go again. (And, at least I knew the back story!) 🙂

Wendy . . . → Read More: Chopped Greek Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts and Pitas for May’s Food ‘n Flix

Ruth’s Kitchen Therapy and Comfort Food: Painless Pasta

I Heart Cooking Clubs’ theme this week is therapeutic comfort food via Ruth Reichl. Here’s a delicious (and quick and easy) pasta dish from My Kitchen Year. . . . → Read More: Ruth’s Kitchen Therapy and Comfort Food: Painless Pasta

Garlic and Sapphires (and Strozzapreti with Tomatoes, Olives & Herbed Goat Cheese)

Ruth Reichl’s Garlic and Sapphires is the June/July selection for Cook the Books. Join me in my re-reading of Reichl’s reflections on being a disguised NYT’s food critic. . . . → Read More: Garlic and Sapphires (and Strozzapreti with Tomatoes, Olives & Herbed Goat Cheese)