Long grain rice, cooked in coconut milk with beans, a favorite side dish of Jamaica.
Green chile enchiladas made with corn tortillas, roasted Anaheim green chiles, jack cheese, and a roasted tomatillo salsa verde sauce.
Pork tenderloin, seared in butter, then roasted, served with caramelized onions and sauteed fresh figs.
Rustic fig galette with a simple butter crust, a layer of marmalade, and quartered fresh mission figs.
Chicken tenders, baked with an herbed breadcrumb coating, served with simple Italian tomato dipping sauce.
Slow-cooked, falling-off-the-bone tender goat stew in a Jamaican curry with allspice.
Classic three bean salad with a Southwestern twist. Pinto beans, black beans, and green beans, with onions, jalapenos, Cotija cheese, cilantro with a sweet lime dressing.
Crispy, crunchy butterscotch cookies made with brown sugar and browned butter. Perfect for dipping!
A veggie burger, so to speak, using grilled eggplant rounds, tomatoes and onions marinated in vinegar and oil, fresh mozzarella, and basil.
Have you ever had grilled radicchio? Try it! Excellent with olive oil, balsamic, and a little grated Pecorino.
Whole grilled branzino fish, or European seabass, served with a rosemary vinaigrette sauce.
Sweet corn relish, perfect for hot dogs, pickled corn, cucumbers, onions, red bell peppers, and tomatoes.
Italian bell pepper, onion, tomato sauté, with garlic, ground oregano, and fresh basil.
Beef sirloin strips, marinated in soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, ginger, and chile, then quickly stir-fried with green onions, chile, ginger, and garlic.
Have extra garden basil? Make a quick basil vinaigrette for a salad dressing or sauce for chicken, fish, potatoes, or pasta.
Honeydew and mint, cantaloupe and lime, refreshing melon sorbets. Perfect for summer.
One-pot Curried Ground Turkey—ground turkey sautéed with onions and garlic, then simmered with Indian seasonings, potatoes, tomatoes, and peas.
Outrageously good seafood bisque inspired by Provencal flavors, with saffron, tomato, and mild, white fish. Great with crusty bread.
Step-by-step instructions for using your grill, gas or charcoal, to make homemade pizza.
Oatmeal raisin cookies with dark chocolate chips, orange zest, pecans, and browned butter.
Fresh and summery spicy zucchini soup with zucchini, onion, jalapeño, bread, mint and cilantro.
Creamy blackberry frozen yogurt with fresh or frozen blackberries, yogurt, lemon zest, cardamon, and cinnamon.
Okra, sliced and quickly seared on high heat, then cooked with fresh tomatoes, onions, and jalapenos.
Pork country ribs, cut from the shoulder, cooked slow and low, and glazed with the barbecue sauce of your choice.
Barbecue sauce made with Dr. Pepper soda, onion, tomatoes, orange juice, vinegar, honey, and cayenne. Great with pork ribs or brisket.
A visual guide with instructions to boiling and eating fresh New England lobster.