Grilled Peaches

Grilled Peaches and Plums Dessert Recipe

Holy moley. This really is a great time of year for us eaters. Not only are we getting the bounty of the summer coming in off of the fields, but… Continue

Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe

Basic Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe

As the weather cools and summer gives way to fall we have a whole host of delicious flavors to look forward to, but none quite marks the season as much… Continue

Summer Succotash Recipe

Summer Succotash

Succotash, a popular dish during the Great Depression due to its inexpensive ingredients, can be delicious when using fresh summer shelling beans and ripe cherry tomatoes. To make it a… Continue

Beets Roasted

Roasted Beet and Herb Salad

Beets to me are the perfect shoulder season ingredient. Although they grow pretty much all year long, or at least due to their good storage capacity are available all year… Continue

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Nectarine and Prosciutto Salad Recipe

With fresh delicious nectarines in season I’ve been putting these amazing stonefruits in everything. Grilled Chicken with Nectarine Chutney, Nectarine and Mint Milkshakes, cobblers and more. To maximize both flavor… Continue

Nicoise Salad Recipe

Delicious Summer Nicoise Salad Recipe

One of my wife’s favorite summer meals is also one of my favorites. Mainly because it takes a minimum of preparation, is healthy, offers great variety and is fast. A… Continue

Japanese eggplant

North African-Style Grilled Eggplant Recipe

Late summer is the perfect time to be eating Japanese eggplant. These smaller eggplants, generally coming in a lighter shade of purple than their rounder cousins, are sweet and more… Continue

Raw quinoa

Quinoa, Cashew and Chicken Salad Recipe

With the summer heat coming on strong, cool meals like this that are easy to transport lakeside, poolside or whatever water source your flocking to, are a delight. Especially with… Continue

Swiss chard

Swiss Chard Salsa Verde Recipe

Summer chards, kales and other heavy greens are a great way to get a lot of healthy vitamins and nutrients, as well as plenty of fiber. When the weather is… Continue

Quinoa Salad Recipe

Roasted Corn, Quinoa and Kale Salad Recipe

I’ll tell you right off the bat that this is by no means a traditional “recipe” or specific instructions. I know it looks like it is, and you’re welcome to… Continue