Quinoa and Cauliflower Salad

It’s time to think ahead a few days and get ready for the 4th of July! Happy Birthday America! Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolets. A blast to the past into the 1970’s when that car commercial was so popular here in the States. I am bringing you up to speed on food for…

Grilled Romaine & Tomato Salad with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette

Grill your greens , I beg you!The most simple of lettuces that are in your grocery carts can be transformed when on the grill .Grill some cherry or grape tomatoes alongside and let’s see what happens. I added a little flat iron steak and roasted potatoes and there you have it a hearty meal. Grilled…

Asparagus, Snap Pea and Tomato Salad

I’m always looking for a good sidekick to a meal that can double as a quick lunch. I’ve made this dish several times for clients and served it at a luncheon. Grab some fresh in-season spring veggies. Get a pot of water boiling and a bowl of ice to blanche, whip up my shallot vinaigrette…

Ginger Sesame Carrots and Parsnips

Here’s a beautiful side dish for your spring holiday table. It’s vegan, Kosher and oh so good. Spring gives us tender and sweet baby carrots in a variety of colors. Pair them with parsnips and give them a fresh boost with ginger and sesame. I’m roasting them, along with other items for a festive dinner….

Smashed Red Potatoes

We all like comfort food in the winter months. Once you make these smashed red potatoes, you’ll be making them once a week. Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. They are easy and very versatile, and great leftover. Well, you may not have leftovers they are that good. Experiment with different seasonings…

Thai Noodle Salad

I had an Asian Noodle Salad at the tail end of summer and it was delicious. I’ve been thinking of reproducing something similar since then.  I would have liked more spice. So being inspired by the flavors in the version I ate, I searching my pantry and spices.  I kept coming back to wanting a…