Tromboncino Squash

Tromboncino Squash with Tomatoes Recipe

  This is a very simple dish what brings out the flavors of the Tromboncino Squash.  Excellent with Karen’s Grilled Cedar Plank Wild Salmon and Broccoli Salad with Cashews.  Tromboncino … Continued

Roasted Tomato Spanish Rice

Roasted Tomato Spanish Rice Recipe

Roasting the tomatoes take this Spanish Rice recipe to new heights!  Karen likes to serve this delicious Roasted Tomato Spanish Rice dish with her Tuscan Lemon Chicken. Roasted Tomato Spanish … Continued

Marinated Tomato Salad

Marinated Tomato Salad Recipe

  Marinated Tomato Salad recipe is best made with vine-ripened summer tomatoes, but if you can find good plum tomatoes, this recipe is still great during the winter months!   … Continued

Heirloom Tomatoes with Lemon

Heirloom Tomatoes with Lemon Pesto Recipe

  Right now is the height of tomato season, and with all the beautiful heirloom tomatoes available, this show stopper presentation is a cinch to make.  If you grow basil … Continued

Tomato Bread Salad with Herbs Recipe

Tomato Bread Salad with Herbs Recipe

  This is a delicious hearty salad recipe that gives your day-old rustic artisan bread a new purpose.  The harder breads stand up well in this dish.  Making this in summer … Continued

Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

Thai Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

This delicious Thai Chicken Noodle Soup has such fresh and bright flavors, with the complexity of just a little heat.  This is a great soup to make and try using … Continued

Olive Oil – All About Olive Oil

  Spain, Italy, and California are the largest growers and producers of olive oil, with more olive oil grown in Spain than in any other country.  What is the difference … Continued

Taco Bowls

Tex-Mex Salad Taco Bowls Recipe

This very quick and easy Tex-Mex Taco Bowls recipe is very easy to put together, plus a quick and healthy meal, for your family on hot summer days.  These are so … Continued

Tex-Mex Chile Eggs Recipe

  Tex-Mex Chile Eggs recipe is a very tasty dish!  I like the idea of all the vegetables, without the addition of cheese.  These Tex-Mex Chile Eggs are fabulous and … Continued

Swiss Chard with Mushrooms and Preserved Lemons Recipe

Swiss Chard with Mushrooms and Preserved Lemons Recipe is a lovely dish with delicate flavors.  It is also healthy and quick and easy to make.   The final touch of adding … Continued

Summer Vegetables

Summer Vegetables with Garlic Scrapes and Roasted Tomato Sauce Recipe

  This Summer Vegetables with Garlic Scrapes and Roasted Tomato Sauce recipe is a very colorful and healthy dish that your family will love! At my local Farmer’s Market this week an … Continued

Summer Vegetable Soup with Pasta

Summer Vegetable Soup with Pasta Recipe

  I am addicted to this Summer Vegetable Soup with Pasta.  This soup is very rich and complex, with the different types of tomatoes and all the colorful vegetables. This recipe … Continued

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes Recipe

  Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes are a GREAT time saver for the busy holidays. Prepare these mashed potatoes up to a week ahead of time and refrigerate. Your Christmas or … Continued

Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus Parmigiano Recipe

  Roasted Asparagus Parmigiano is my favorite way to prepare and serve fresh Spring asparagus when it is in season.  This technique of cooking asparagus makes a wonderful presentation, plus … Continued

Roasted Beets

Roasted Beets with Blue Cheese and Pecans Recipe

The original Roasted Beets with Blue Cheese and Pecans recipe are from the recipe files of chef Robert Hammond of Portland, Oregon.  Robert says, “I have had more people tell … Continued