There is something so delicous about a simple lobster salad in a perfectly toasted bun that screams summer! The way I was taught to make lobster salad was very easy,  just take fresh lobster meat combined with mayo, red onion and celery. And this recipe was one of my favorites until someone introduced me to Japanese mayo, Kewpie....more

Simple Pasta Caprese

I'm sitting on my couch sipping some white wine, wishing I had more mozzarella cheese because I really want to make this dish again. It was so quick and simple, which has been great this week because I'm dealing with a sick kitty cat....more

zucchini gazpacho

(see this post on what? Gazpacho with no tomatoes in it?  And it isn’t even weird white gazpacho with its grapes and almonds?  What mockery is this?...more

Easy Raw and Vegan Recipes to Freshen Your Summer Table

Of all the many joys of summer months—longer afternoons, weekends spent with one’s toes in the sand, farmers’ markets bursting with ripe produce—outdoor entertaining is one of the sweetest. What’s better than the chance to celebrate balmy weather and one’s loved ones at once? Summer is the season in which friends most love to share fresh food. ...more
I guess this is a popular subject these days, I just stumbled upon a slideshow presentation ...more

Vegan Father's Day Recipes

Summer time is synonymous with grillin' and chillin'. And who does that better than dad? This Father's Day, give him the day off from the flaming grill and serve him up a dad sized meal that's fit for a king! We've got a great menu below as well as recipes from 2011 and 2010 if you'd like to check those to mix and match your dad's day feast!Gingery Beer...more

leather and lace

I’m still using my car as a dehydrator. It works so very well that it is just a shame to do otherwise, as we are having nothing but (awfully hot) sun sun sun!I’ve sun-dried several pints of cherry and grape tomatoes on my dashboard, and yesterday I made fruit leather. It isn’t the most beautiful thing, but it sure is good, and it makes a great lunch box treat or portable snack. I used peaches, but I think any stone fruit would work nicely, and I hope you’ll experiment with combinations on your own....more

Kitchen Garden Lunch: Spaghetti Ortolana - AROMA CUCINA

AROMA CUCINA taste of summer. Let your garden feed your hunger. Our orto is producing and we there4 eat of its bounty. Here's a recipe that screams summer freshness with every bite. ...more

Heirloom Tomato Pie

 Heirloom Tomato Pie 1 refrigerated pie crust...more