Do you have a favorite veggie? Mine? Peas please! But asparagus is a top contender! So I was happy to combine them both in this light and lovely springtime salad.
Do you ever feel like you fall into a rut when serving carrots as a side dish? Me too! So here’s a flavorful, quick & easy side dish that will have your family saying, “Wow! Look at these!” instead of , “Oh no. Not carrots again!” These delicious carrots are pan and oven roasted with […]
I know that lemons are a fruit we have access to all year round. But to me, it’s a flavor that just screams springtime! This is a light, luscious lemon mousse that really only takes 15 minutes to make. Lemons, eggs, cream and sugar. Have these in your fridge already? Great! All you need now, […]
Are you a planner? Or do you like to wing it? I like to plan. But I don’t always know what will be available at my local farm stands and markets. I am a true believer that the best salads and vegetable dishes are born from what’s available in any given season, month and week! My favorite farm […]
Happy First Day of Spring! Does it feel like spring where you live? Not here. We had snow in Washington, D.C. last night. And today, it’s just downright cold and dreary. But I am ever optimistic that spring is really just around the corner. Blue skies. Sunshine. Daffodils. Open toes. Grilling out. A glass of […]
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’m not Irish. But I can certainly get into celebrating with great food on this day. I’ve shared a wonderful Corned Beef & Cabbage Salad with a Creamy Carrot Caraway Dressing. And that was more typical of the food fare of this day. Now, I’m celebrating with something green. Why is […]
I’m not Irish. But who doesn’t like to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? I know I do! I guess one of the meals we associate with St. Patrick’s Day is corned beef and cabbage. For me, growing up, this would have been a special Sunday dinner in the fall and winter. And in New England, we […]
It’s that funky in between time of year again! It’s March, so the winter is pretty well behind us. But it’s not quite spring. And I’m beginning to feel like I want to brighten up the flavors in my food. Yet I still want the comfort. You can relate, too? Well here’s the perfect fresh and comforting […]
What’s your take on mustard? Are you like me and love it so much that you have to try every funky kind that you can find? Or do you stick with your one tried and true brand? I must admit to using Dijon mustard most of the time. And sometimes I love the coarse, grainy […]
How do you feel about cooked fruit? I love pears most when they are poached in something good. Like wine! Here, these D’Anjou pears have been bathing in Aged Early Grey tea and honey! Ok. Ok. I snuck some butter in there, too.