Do you miss the meaty taste when you bite into the veggie equivalent of a burger or meatball? Is your family resistant to trying them? Our Less Meat Balls are loaded with grains and veggies but still have the taste the omnivores in the house crave. As an added bonus, this is a great way to…
Archives for July 2015
Crema de Limon isn’t pie filling. It’s a creamy lemon dessert that will have lemon lovers licking the bowl clean.
Fresh, juicy nectarines are used to make this take on a classic dessert that’s normally made with apples. Nectarine Charlotte is started on top of the stove and finished in the oven then topped with fresh whipped cream. It’s based on a recipe developed by Jacques Pépin.
White beans and summer vegetables are tossed with a tangy, slightly sweet dressing to make a perfect salad that’s great as a side or part of a larger salad.
There are as many variations of Spain’s iconic gazpacho as there are cooks making it. Here’s our version, perfect for summer ripe vegetables.
Cuban food is comfort food to Rick. He grew up eating a variety of Cuban recipes cooked by his mother, who lived in the island nation for a few years. Tostones are a popular side dish all over Latin America and the Caribbean. Rick was very happy when I brought plantains home from the market for…
Summer fruits are loaded with refreshment. When the heat is on there’s nothing more satisfying than a yogurt and fruit breakfast parfait to revive your body and bring a smile to your face.
I’ll admit I was skeptical that one of my favorite side dishes could be tasty without oil. But oil free potatoes and green beans with pesto is a delicious, low fat, change of pace.
The heat wave continues! I’m going to keep the kitchen cool with a couple of Spanish style sandwiches called bocadillos.