Grilling season is well underway. These little skewers are always a big hit. I often serve them with asparagus wrapped in prosciutto.. they dynamic duo. Easy to prep the day before, just grill when ready.
Like many of you, I am incorporating less meat into my eating and increasing plant-based options. This fruit smoothie is satisfying for breakfast, and sustains me for a few hours. For a complete breakfast, I add a handful of nuts … Continue reading
My friend Wendy is the queen of salads and often on a summer evening would add fruit to her green salads. I played with this and found that almost any combination of salad greens works as do a variety of … Continue reading
Summer is here and there is simply nothing better than the fresh vegetables and salad greens straight from the garden. I love arugula mixed with Boston bibb lettuce and then served with this extraordinary buttermilk dressing. This is also good on cooked red beets … Continue reading
It’s not surprising that our American Founding Fathers were also our Founding Foodies. After all they were well-traveled and lived in Europe, returning to America with the roots of our American culinary history. Living in Philadelphia, I am immersed daily … Continue reading
This was an experiment one evening that went terribly well. We all loved it. There were no leftovers…zero.
This is probably one of the easiest things you will ever make. Esther’s wedding was in September and my dear friend Betty Gladden and innkeeper from Alameda CA flew in to help (along with 8 other amazing friends/innkeepers/gluttons for punishment) … Continue reading
If you are looking for something different in a summer fruit dish, look no further! I first found the idea in a grocery handout and have been serving it to summer guests. I have fun making it and they have … Continue reading
Tapicoa pudding has always been a favorite. It’s pudding with texture! My earliest memory of tapioca (as we called it, forget the pudding) was when I was 6. My parents had left the 6 of us in the capable hands … Continue reading
Rita, our innkeeper, is a wonderful cook. She was trying to figure out what to do with half a watermelon we had sitting in the fridge when she came up with this keeper. It is an awesome summer thirst quencher … Continue reading