Monday, June 26, 2017

Nectarine Pizza

The strong balsamic flavor is a good counterpoint to the sweetness of toasted nectarines.

Yield: 1 12-inch pizza

Monday, June 19, 2017

Garden Vegetable Frittata

This is a hearty, satisfying dish that fits equally well for dinner as it does for breakfast.

Yield: 10 servings

Monday, June 12, 2017

Raspberry Sorbet

Strong, tangy raspberry flavor gives this sorbet a potent taste that can be eaten by itself or alongside another dessert.

Yield: 8-10 servings (2 scoops per serving)

Monday, June 5, 2017

Fondant Potatoes

This is our new favorite way to prepare potatoes.  The hard, crusty top is juxtaposed by the soft, tender middle.  And the thyme imparts just enough aroma to get your mouth watering while it cooks.

Yield: 3 servings, 2 potatoes per serving

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Onion Ricotta Pizza

I don't normally do vegetarian, but for onions & ricotta I will make an exception.

Yield: 1 12-inch Pizza

Monday, May 22, 2017

Mini Pavlovas

These are actually quite easy to make and look fabulous.  You'll enjoy the juxtaposition of the cruchy meringue with the soft whipped cream and fresh fruit.

Yield: 18-21 servings

Monday, May 15, 2017

Farmhouse Cheddar Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

We've been experimenting with a lot of grilled cheese sandwiches recently.  This pulls together a lot of strong flavors: horseradish, cheddar, rye, bacon, to make for a tasty mid-day meal.

Yield: 2 sandwiches


Monday, May 8, 2017

Pork Nachos

I used a mango habanero salsa to give these nachos a unique flavor.  Pick your favorite, bake 'em up, and enjoy a platter of pork nachos!

Yield: 2 servings, to share

Monday, May 1, 2017

Lemon Gelato

This is the best gelato you've ever tasted.  It's so creamy with strong lemon flavor that is super potent.

Yield: 8 servings

Monday, April 17, 2017

Lemon Avocado Grilled Cheese

The strong lemon flavor of this homemade pesto pairs perfectly with the mild flavor of the provolone cheese.  Gwen has labeled this her "favorite grilled cheese ever."

Yield: 2 sandwiches


Monday, April 10, 2017

Guacamole on Rye Toast

The Serrano peppers give the guacamole just a little bit of kick, which is balanced out by the cream cheese.  A great finger food to serve before any meal.

Yield: 2 servings

Monday, April 3, 2017

Orange Liqueur Ice Cream

This is like eating an orange dreamscicle.  Pair it with your favorite cookie and enjoy.

Yield: 12 two-scoop servings


Rye Bread

The smell of homemade bread baking, the strong caraway seeds becoming more flavorful from the roasting.

Yield: 2 loaves


Monday, March 20, 2017

Artichoke & Lemon Pesto

The strong flavor of this pesto really sets it apart from the conventional recipes.  Use it on simple toasted bread for an appetizer (like I did), or put it with your favorite pasta.

Yield: 2 cups pesto