Ina’s Corn Pudding

Ina's Sagaponack Corn Pudding from

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Ina Garten. Not only do I love her philosophy of entertaining, I know that if I’m preparing one of her recipes, it will always be a winner, because it’s been tested several times. I’m never afraid to try one of her recipes for the first time […]

Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters from

Well, I did it again…. I went to the farmers market hungry and came home with far too much zucchini.   Last time I used the extra zucchini to make Chocolate Zucchini Bread.  Mmmmm. This time I made Zucchini Fritters.   So versatile, they can be served as an appetizer, side or main dish. So […]

Gluten Free Nutty Grain Salad

Gluten Free Nutty Grain Salad from

A gluten free version of my summer obsession from Trader Joes – Gluten Free Nutty Grain Salad. One taste and it might become your summer obsession too.

Melon Balls

Melon Ball Skewers from

Happy 4th of July! Are you serving fruit this weekend?   These days, most people make it easy and buy their fruit pre-cut into chunks.  Blah, blah blah…….How about, this weekend, you buy whole melons and  kick up your fruit salad by making melon balls. Melon balls are kind of a retro idea, but I think they should come back in […]

Vegetable Stew

Vegetable Stew from

Roasting Vegetables is one of my favorite side dishes, but I was looking for a different twist.  Stewed Vegetables is a delicious way to ‘eat your veggies’. It can be served cold (which I guess would make it ratatouille), but I like to eat it warm, especially in the colder months.             […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts - My new favorite way to prepare Brussels Sprouts! - from

No one is wishy-washy about Brussels Sprouts.  People either love them or hate them. I love them. This is my new favorite way to prepare them.  It’s so easy it’s hardly a recipe!                   Just toss them in olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon zest.  Spread them on a sheet pan […]

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