Dilly Beans

I’ve had a prolific crop of green beans this summer which means indulging in one of my favorite pickles – the Dilly Bean! One of the beauties of this recipe is that you can pull it together in as long as it takes you to boil your pickling solution, which for my is about 10…

Sweet Corn & Asiago Tarts

A black pepper spiked tart shell filled with a concoction of grilled sweet corn and slivers of sharp asiago. I served it alongside a grilled salsa verde. It’s been awhile since I’ve baked a veggie tart, in fact, it’s been awhile since I’ve baked anything. But with the latest break in the heat, I’ve jumped…

Honey & Adobo Glazed Carrots and Pearl Onions

Inspired by the produce I picked up from the local farmstead, I decided to toss my recent purchases in a mixture of honey, adobo, and fresh dill, and then throw them on the grill. Simply delightful. Ingredients: Veggies (I went with the carrots and the pearl onions, but I bet these would also be a…

Chipotle Turkey Burgers

I’d like to share with you my favorite turkey burger recipe which happened to come to me via my Mom. The problem I have with most turkey burgers is the flavor, ground turkey just doesn’t have that deep rich flavor of beef and can’t stand on it’s own. On the flip side, turkey doesn’t have…

An Italian? Spring Roll

Here’s another one of my imaginative spring roll combinations. We’ve still got the basic veggies, but alongside them we have some Italian inspired additions including a spicy Soppressata, some fresh, creamy mozzarella, and a fragrant hint of basil. Another refreshing summer time snack! Ingredients: Spring Roll Wrappers thinly sliced Soppressata sliced Fresh Mozzarella sliced Avocado…

Smoked Salmon Spring Rolls

As the scourge of hot summer days continue, I’ve been hiding away at the beach. This has, as you can probably imagine, cut down on both my kitchen and blogging time – not that I have any reason to complain. I’ve had a gloriously relaxing couple of weeks, where my primary concern has been, when’s…