I have a bounty of herbs that came from my garden; it wasn’t hard to figure out what I would do with them. Along with my Basil Pesto, we created this amazing Homemade Chimichurri sauce. Homemade Chimichurri sauce originated in Argentina, mainly designed as a complement to their great grass-fed beef. Over time it found its […]
I love this Fresh Mushroom Salad recipe. The fact is I love mushrooms in just about any form. It’s also an especially nice salad on a hot summer day. A few years back, while we were on a trip to France, we were served a fresh mushroom salad that I fell in love with. I ask for the recipe and how […]
I love olives in just about any form. Because of that, it was suggested that I add this Easy Marinated Garlic Olives to my blog. This Easy Marinated Garlic Olives recipe, as it is with most of the recipes I’ve showcased, is SUPER easy. It so easy that I call it my “add, shake and you’re done” […]
You will adore this Baked Provolone dish. It’s super simple, one that can act as a starter, side, light luncheon or a shared snack. Besides, I have a thing for provolone. We have a garden that is exploding with all manner of good things. Tomatoes, basil, oregano and on it goes. While on a recent […]
Summer is here, and the hot weather is prompting me to look for cool and refreshing recipes. So I went to my ragged manila file-folder for some ideas.
This is the recipe I pulled out. This is basic and simple recipe that we used as a kid when our garden had provided us with more cucumbers then we could eat. They found there way into many a dish. We would add them to a green salad or make homemade pickles. What ever the form or use I always loved the crisp cool taste of a fresh cucumber.
Well, I have more Meyer lemons than I thought, so the next idea I had was to preserve them for another day. If you’ve never had preserved lemons, you’re in for a treat. In the mid to early 19th-century, this was a practical way of keeping a hard to acquire, highly prized citrus such as lemons […]
These Homemade Puff Pastry Shells are simple to make. They make a great make-ahead vessel that can hold so many amazing sweet or savory fillings. I know I say it quite often, but these homemade puff pastry shells truly are as simple as it gets. Now, let’s get to it. Homemade Puff Pastry Shells Ingredients: Makes 12 […]
How did my Meyer lemon curd recipe come about? I was given an enormous quantity of Meyers lemons from an acquaintance who had an overabundance of lemons produced from her Meyer lemon tree in her backyard. Lucky me. My first thought was why not make a few batches of Meyer lemon curd. Meyer lemon curd is relatively […]
Pickled eggs are simple and easy. Some like them, some don’t like them because of what they are. If they could get past that, they might just find out how much they enjoy these guys. They are such a treat by themselves, in a salad, as part of an antipasto plate or as an appetizer. The […]