Light and easy sliced cucumber salad

If there were a contest for the world's greatest...more

Salmon, corn and potato chowder

Does this ever happen to you? You assemble all of the ingredients for a particular recipe on your countertop, but somehow, you end up cooking...more

Grilled green beans with spicy peanut-harissa sauce

To be honest, I'm not crazy about green beans, at least not when they're overcooked, mushy and limp. However, this is the summer of "if it's green, I'm grilling it," so it seemed only fair that I test out green beans on the grill last week. Who knew that...more

Salsa turkey meatball lettuce wraps

Ah, turkey meatballs. It's no secret that my husband Ted and I love turkey meatballs seasoned any which way, and we have fun mixing up...more

Grilled buttermilk herb chicken

Whenever I buy a quart-size bottle of buttermilk (and why is there is no other size available?), I use some for baking, some for salad dressing, and the rest for marinades. Buttermilk is a great tenderizer, as any fried-chicken lover knows, and that's especially handy for grilled boneless, skinless chicken breasts, which can dry out quickly on the hot grill unless they've been marinated first. This recipe calls for a quick marinade, of one hour but not more than two hours, so with buttermilk and chicken breasts on hand, you can start this when you get home from work, and have it on the grill in time for dinner ....more

Rainbow carrot sesame pickles

I love farmers market season, when every variety of every vegetable is available, fresh picked on the day it comes to market. If you find multi-colored carrots at the market, buy them for this recipe, but if you don't, choose...more

A month of Saturdays

We haven't actually gone fishing, like these folks we saw on a recent walk around...more

Slow cooker salsa verde shredded beef

My slow cooker summers...more

Zucchini noodle and feta egg casserole

When the zucchini come in, there's almost no way to keep up. A few are bound to get too big, or too old, before you get around to harvesting or cooking them....more
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