Braised Potatoes with Lemon and Chives

Red Potatoes

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb small potatoes, halved 2 cups water 3 tbsp unsalted butter 3 garlic cloves, peeled 3 sprigs fresh thyme 3/4 tsp salt 1 tsp lemon juice 1/4 tsp pepper 2 tbsp minced fresh chives Cooking Instructions: Arrange … Continue reading

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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Apricot Cherry Tomatoes

Ingredients 16 ounces cherry tomatoes, halve 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp minced garlic 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning salt and pepper to taste 2 tbsp fresh minced herbs (parsley, basil, or chives) cooking spray Cooking Instructions Preheat oven to 400 … Continue reading

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Corn, Fingerling Potato, and Sausage Hash

Ingredients: 3 cups fingerling potatoes, steamed and sliced in half 3 tbsp olive oil 3/4 lb Chesapeake sausage, cut in 1/4″ slices 1 small yellow onion, diced 1 cup sweet peppers, diced 4 cups corn off the cob, between 4-6 … Continue reading

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Braised Fennel

Ingredients: 2 large fennel bulbs, rinsed clean 4 tbsp butter 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 2 tbsp ouzo, pastis, sambuca or other anise-flavored liqueur 1/2 cup vegetable or chicken stock 1/2 cup water 2 tbsp chopped fennel fronds Zest … Continue reading

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Arugula Mint Pesto

Ingredients: 5 cups loosely packed arugula 1/2 cup fresh mint 1/2 cup toasted almonds 1/2 ounce grated Parmesan-Reggiano cheese (about 2 tbsp) 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp. lemon zest 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 3/4 tsp salt 1/3 cup extra … Continue reading

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Fresh Strawberry Pie

Ingredients: 1 sheet refrigerated pie crust 3/4 cup sugar 2 tbsp cornstarch 1 cup water 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin 4 cups sliced strawberries (2 quarts) whipped cream, optional Cooking Instructions: Unroll crust into 9-in. pie plate. Trim edge. … Continue reading

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Grilled and Glazed Carrots

Ingredients: 1 lb carrots (if thick, slick down the middle lengthwise) 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Glaze: 2 tbsp butter 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup honey pinch of salt Cooking Instructions: Preheat grill for direct/indirect cooking. Toss carrots … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Cucumbers


Ingredients: 1 large cucumber or several small cucumbers, sliced thin 1/2 cup sour cream 4 tsp. vinegar 2 drops hot sauce 2 tbsp snipped chives 1/2 tsp dried dill dash black pepper Cooking Instructions: Slice cucumbers and place them in … Continue reading

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Italian Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

a leaf of fresh green parsley on a white background

1 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped (about one small bunch) 10 large fresh basil leaves 1/4 tsp dried oregano 2 medium cloves garlic, roughly chopped (about 2 tsp) 1/4 cup high-quality red vinegar 1 1/2 tsp honey … Continue reading

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Beets & Chickpeas with Jalapeño Yogurt

Beet & Chickpea Salad: 1 lb beets 1 large garlic clove, minced 1/2 tsp ground coriander 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp smoked paprika 1 cup cooked chickpeas a few handfuls arugula1/2 tsp brown mustard seeds for garnish 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro … Continue reading

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