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Category: Vegetable

Chile-Spiked Grilled Corn on the Cob

The aromas coming from the neighbor’s grills are a sure sign that summer is here! Whether heading to a pot luck or a day at the beach, this backyard classic will be a perfect contribution….patio or picnic! It is full of flavor and I love the kick of heat from the chile pequin! The sweetness of summer corn, makes all the difference! Shuck the corn, boil it,grill it and season it. Super easy!  Time to…

Zucchini Pesto Tart

Baked, raw, grilled or sautéed…don’t let anyone tell you that zucchini is only in bread or steamed as a side dish! I’ve got a recipe to add to their list and set them straight, A Zucchini Pesto Tart! I have been itching to get a spiralizer ever since recipes have been popping up all over the internet and front and center in the cookbook section and cooking magazines. This one was one of those gadgets I…

Fresh Salsa Fresca!

When seated at your favorite Cantina, aren’t you anxious for that basket of tortilla chips and bowl of salsa? I know I am! And when our girls were little we’d always tell them, “Don’t fill up on the chips and salsa, you’ll spoil your dinner.” Well clearly I need to practice what I preach because every time, I end up having a to-go box with my leftovers! If you…

Eat Your Vegetables!

Summer is my favorite time of year to visit Manassero Farms. Although produce is available almost all year at our local supermarkets, the greatest nutritional value and flavor is found when they are at their peak of freshness. Because fruits and vegetables are at their best quality and price during certain months, going to the farm offers many choices of organic produce in the peak of their season, they are picked fresh and offered right at the source. In July…

Roasted Herbed Baby Potatoes

Joel and Kyle’s Baby Shower dinner party had all menu items related to the word “baby.” We were asked to bring Baby Potatoes so I immediately thought of my Roasted Herbed Baby Potatoes recipe. Since this is a staple dish in our family, I had a simple and delicious recipe on hand.  Melissa’s Baby Dutch Potatoes come prepackaged in 1.5 pound bags and are a perfect size for this dish. Even if some…

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