Strawberry Nectarine Fruit Salad

Every summer gathering should include a fruit salad, don’t you think? Nectarines and peaches are in season right now and when I saw some beautiful white nectarines at the market I couldn’t resist. Continue reading "Strawberry Nectarine Fruit Salad" » ...more

Spanish Rice

My mother’s Spanish rice (aka Mexican rice) is a mandatory accompaniment to any Mexican dish we serve at our house, whether it’s with...more

Honey Apple Cider Glazed Salmon

A lovely way to prepare salmon is with a simple glaze made with honey and apple cider. You might think that this combination would make the dish too sweet, but it just adds a delicious caramelized flavor to the fish. Continue reading "Honey Apple Cider Glazed Salmon" » ...more

Tomato Pie

Here’s one of the best loved recipes on the site—tomato pie! Perfect at the peak of summer tomato season. First posted Aug 2009 ....more

Blueberry Muffins

Did you know that blueberries are good for you? They’re considered a “superfood“. Good for the brain ....more

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant parmesan is one of those great Italian comfort foods—a layered casserole much like lasagna but with slices of globe eggplant taking the place of pasta. Continue reading "Eggplant Parmesan" » ...more

Roasted Poblano Corn Chowder

It’s chile season! My poblanos are taking over the garden right now so I thought I would cook up a few into a hearty corn chowder. The soup consists of onions, celery, garlic, yukon gold potatoes, corn, green poblano chiles, and chicken stock ....more

Banana Bread

From the archives, the most popular recipe on Simply Recipes, first posted 2005. Enjoy! The best recipes have been handed down and passed around from friend to friend, mother to daughter, and neighbor to neighbor....more

Welcome to our new look!

Hi everyone! For the last several months (seems like years) we’ve been quietly working behind the scenes to update the design of Simply Recipes to make it easier to use on different screen sizes and tablets. We are delighted to present our new “semi” responsive design that changes shape depending on whether you are viewing the site on a desktop computer or on a tablet ....more

Pasta with Eggplant, Feta, and Mint

Usually if an eggplant and pasta are in the same room together, there’s tomato sauce involved. Here’s a recipe that bucks this convention and features eggplant without the sauce, but with red onions, garlic, baby spinach, and mint, all sautéed in olive oil and tossed with spaghetti pasta and crumbled feta cheese. Continue reading "Pasta with Eggplant, Feta, and Mint" » ...more