Category Archives: Summer

Recipe Emergencies

Recipe Emergencies We have all done it. Plunged head first into making a recipe and then realized we did not have anView full post »

Salmon Nicoise Salad

Salmon Nicoise Salad One of my favorite dishes for lunch is a Nicoise Salad.  While fresh tuna is usually what you findView full post »

Tuna Tartare

On a trip to Chicago in April, we had lunch at The Signature Room at the top of the Hancock Building.  The views wereView full post »

Mixed Fruit Cobbler

Mixed Fruit Cobbler My daughters have been cooking with me quite a bit this summer. They all have their recipe journalsView full post »

Linguine with White Clam Sauce

Linguine con le Vongole (Linguine with White Clam Sauce) On a trip to Italy for my husband’s 60th birthday we happenedView full post »

Fiesta Corn Salad

Fiesta Corn Salad This dish is beautiful to look at, and absolutely delicious.  What could be tastier than sweet summerView full post »

An Elegant Cheese Tray

Image from The Cheese Shop of Centerbrook An Elegant Cheese Tray I happen to love a beautiful cheese display.  The typeView full post »

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup What could be more refreshing in the summer than a chilled fruit soup?  This Chilled CantaloupeView full post »

Chocolate Semifreddo

Chocolate Semifreddo Semifreddo refers to a partially frozen dessert that has air incorporated into it by means ofView full post »

Roasted Balsamic Glazed Chicken

Roasted Balsamic Glazed Chicken Nothing is more satisfying than a roasted chicken.  While my grandmother’s roastedView full post »

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Whipped Cream-Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Whipped Cream-Cream Cheese Frosting Cupcakes!  That is where my story begins.  Well, prettyView full post »

Zucchini Lemon Ricotta, Basil and Mint

Zucchini Lemon Ricotta, Basil and Mint I joined Weight Watchers On-line in March, and it has taught me an entirely newView full post »

Summer Vegetable Frittata

Click here to watch the video Summer Vegetable Frittata Frittatas are a favorite breakfast entrée in my house.  NotView full post »

Lemon Rosemary Cake

Lemon Rosemary Cake My family and I are headed to a beach house on Long Island.  While the kitchen is equipped withView full post »

Strawberry Rhubarb Tart

Strawberry Rhubarb Tart Strawberry Rhubarb is a classic summer flavor combination, and this Strawberry Rhubarb Tart isView full post »