Summer

  • Arugula Salad

    If you ever see a salad green referred to as “rocket,” it’s simply another name for arugula.  It ...

  • Baked Asparagus

  • Baked Lemony Flounder

    Flounder is an excellent source of high-quality protein. Eating grilled flounder is a heart-healthy ...

  • Basil Pesto

    Follow my blog with Bloglovin Pesto or, in extenso, pesto alla genovese, is a sauce originating in Genoa, ...

  • Berry Spinach Blend

    Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), manganese, folate, ...

  • BLT Salad with Spicy Ranch Dressing

    I Love BLT's.  They are one of my favorite sandwiches.  So for me, this salad is the perfect fit without ...

  • Chicken Burgers with Broccoli Rabe and Sun Dried Tomatoes

    An Italian style chicken burger is one of my favorite  go-to quick, simple and delicious meals or ...

  • Creamy Southern Style Potato Salad

    I grew up in Eastern Kentucky and Southern Potato Salad was a side dish that was on almost every summer ...

  • Fried Green Tomato BLT with Spicy Ranch Dressing

    Granted, BLT's are great just as they are, but why not make a grown-up sophisticated version of an ...

  • Fried Green Tomatoes

    Fried Green Tomatoes are a southern favorite.  I have eaten these since childhood.  I have made a ...

  • Garden Cole Slaw

    This creamy, slightly tangy, side dish is not only delicious it has many health benefits as well. Cabbage ...

  • Greek Chicken Thighs & Legs with Artichokes & Olives

    Mediterranean flavors of lemon, oregano, artichokes, and olives makes for a delicious dinner dish.  You ...

  • Greek Pork Tenderloin with Fennel Romaine Salad

    Do not overcook your pork!  One of the most common misconceptions about pork is that it needs to be ...

  • Grilled Caesar Salad with San Marzano Tomatoes

    This is a fantastic summer salad, and incredibly quick and easy.  The romaine's leaves char slightly, ...

  • Home-Style Meatloaf

    This was one of my mother's go-to meals and for good reason.  It's a quick, simple, filling and a cost-effective ...

  • Mediterranean Inspired Salad

    A salad need be anything but boring using a wide variety of add-ins.  As well, you can enhance the ...

  • Orzo with Basil Pesto Dressing & Arugula Salad

    Orzo, also risoni, is a form of short-cut pasta, shaped like a large grain of rice. Orzo can be served ...

  • Pan Roasted Brussel Sprouts

    This is my favorite way to eat brussel sprouts.  I love the char of the thin outer covering. Brussels ...

  • Pan Seared Black & Blue Salad

    This is one of my favorite salads and my favorite method to cook a steak!  The favors of the charred ...

  • Paprika Coated Chicken Thighs

    Paprika is a spice made from air-dried fruits of the chili pepper family of the species Capsicum annum. ...

  • Roasted Chicken Legs with Lemon Garlic Broccolini

    Winner, winner, chicken dinner!  This one pot chicken and broccolini dish is a perfect quick go-to ...

  • Skillet Cod & Summer Vegetables

    This flavor-packed summer dish is just what is needed on a hot summer's day.  You can serve this as ...

  • Skillet Garlicky Green Beans

    My choice for quick-flash frying, sautéing, and baking is the iron skillet.  This old-fashioned cookware ...