Summer Salad

Summer Salad

The whole premise is simplicity; preparing each veggie well and letting the flavors complement one another. It’s so healthy, as you’ll see, but flavorful in a seriously addictive way. Like, “eat the whole bowl in one sitting way”. It’s a bit of work but it’s all the side you’ll need for the perfect summer dinner...

Sauteed Broccoli Rabe

Sauteed Broccoli Rabe

Maybe you come from an Italian family and broccoli rabe (pronounced “rob,” and also called rapini) is a household name for you. Perhaps you live near a deli that makes the best roast pork, provolone and broccoli rabe sandwich, only you never realized you could make a mean batch yourself at home. Most likely...

Broccoli and Apple Salad

Broccoli and Apple Salad

Typical broccoli salad is delish and a flavor I think we’ve all come by a time or two; sometimes the first version is obviously better (think Pitch Perfect) but that’s just not always the case (think the Iphone).  A few tweaks makes this version more up my alley.

Grilled Onions

Grilled Onions

I’ll set the scene for you. It was “clean out the fridge” week, leading up to a family trip away at the shore. The pickins’ were slim – I’d thawed four beef patties but didn’t have buns (or lettuce, tomatoes, or cheese). At least I have onions (a staple), and that’s when this recipe popped into...

Crispy Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Boats

Crispy Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Boats

I read the concept for this delicious side dish in Ina Garten’s new book, but I streamlined the technique according to this sausage and cheese stuffed zucchini I made last year. Now a twenty minute side dish, it’s quickly become my favorite way to cook zucchini (that is, aside from my fave soup). 

Grilled Corn with Basil Butter

Grilled Corn with Basil Butter

Recently I did some work for Margaritaville’s blog – a bunch of recipes, some you’ve seen on here and some that will post in the next few weeks. I figured for a mayo-free tailgate side, you can’t much butter than grilled corn on the cob, but truth be told I’d never made it. I...

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