Showing posts from July, 2023

Seasonal Sundays (Week 30) Memorable Summer Sides

Side dishes are having a moment but really, aren't the best summer side dishes ones that can easily move to the center of the plate with a little protein on the side? I love every single one of these recipes hope you will too!

Fresh Blueberry Cookies

Hey, all! Are you ever in for a treat with a surprising summer cookie, each one bursting with that delightful "pop" of fresh blueberries . Whether you're an experienced cookie baker or brand-new to baking, I'm going to show 'n' tell how to re-create these sweet surprises right in your own kitchen with a straight-forward and approachable recipe. Homestyle Cookies, Made from Scratch with a Full Two Cups of Fresh Blueberries. Real Food, Fast & Family-Approved. Just One Bowl. A New Summer Classic. Budget Friendly, No Hard-to-Find Ingredients. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Potluck & Party Friendly. Vegetarian.

Seasonal Sundays (Week 29) Zucchini Season!

Seven zucchini recipes, sides, salads, suppers, all for summer's hottest days. I hope you'll find one or two destined as "keepers" in your own recipe repertoire.

Favorite Summer Soup Recipes

A collection of my favorite summer soups from gazpachos to summery chowders to fresh-vegetable soups and stews, served chilled or warm, all light and refreshing. It's a great companion to my other summer collection, Favorite Summer Salad Recipes . Homemade Soups Especially for Summer & Packed with Fresh Vegetables. Many Are Simply Prepared, "Plain" But Perfect, All Made from Scratch, All Fresh & Seasonal. Some Are "Raw" & Require No Cooking At All. Many Are Not Just Vegan, But Vegan Done Real . Many Are Not Just Easy, But Summer Easy . Many Are Served Chilled, Some Are Delicious Both Cold and Hot. Most Are Weight Watchers Friendly & Naturally Gluten Free. Scroll On In, Your New Favorite Summer Soup Awaits!

Seasonal Sundays (Week 28) Melon Season!

Grab an extra cantaloupe, a watermelon, even a honeydew because there's life beyond slices and wedges. Today I'm sharing seven long-time recipes, some classics, some on the unusual (in a good way!) side. Don't let summer pass by without trying one or two or more recipes, it's time to lean into summer melons.

Scalloped Potatoes & Beets

aka "Those Pink Potatoes" A surprising summer au gratin vegetable side dish, familiar but at the same time inventive, just thin layers of potatoes and beets, baked and melded together with garlic, grated Parmesan and light cream . And oh, such dramatic color, yes?! Whole Food, Fresh & Inventive. An Unusual Summer Side Dish or Even Light Supper. Beautiful Color! Just Four Ingredients + Pantry Staples. Light But Filling. Budget Friendly. Make It Ahead, Serve It Later. Potluck & Party Friendly. Scales from Small Plates to Large Platters. Vegetarian. Naturally Gluten Free.

Seasonal Sundays (Week 27) Summer Potluck Favorites

"What may I bring?" Welcome words, because all of a sudden you've got yourself a potluck, my favorite kind of party, big, small and in between. But isn't finding the right "dish to carry" its own culinary art? I'm here to help with seven crowd-pleasing recipes for summer, ones that are easy to make and carry and present well. Dig in, people, it's potluck week!