• Elderberry Jelly

    Elderberry jelly made from wild elderberries, foraging tips and step-by-step instructions.
  • Tip: How to Check for the Hotness of Jalapenos

    How hot is that jalapeno? Here's a tip to help gauge the level of heat before you buy or pick the pepper.
  • Cucumber Salad

    Simple fresh cucumber salad with rice vinegar, salt, pepper, and chopped fresh dill or basil.
  • Lemon Cucumbers

    About lemon cucumbers and links to several lemon cucumber recipes by food bloggers.
  • Stuffed Zucchini with Turkey Sausage

    Large zucchini stuffed with ground turkey, mushrooms, tomatoes, basil, rosemary, and Parmesan cheese.
  • Homemade Ricotta Cheese

    How to make ricotta cheese at home, with whole milk, yogurt, vinegar, and cream.
  • Zucchini Breakfast Casserole

    Savory zucchini casserole with eggs, ricotta cheese, Parmesan, plum tomatoes, bread, and basil. Zucchini ricotta strata.
  • Blueberry Pie

    Simple, classic blueberry pie recipe, perfect for the summer blueberry season.
  • Spicy, Citrusy Black Beans

    Black beans cooked with onions, chili peppers, garlic, oregano, red chili sauce, chipotle, cumin, orange juice and lime.
  • Apricot Riesling Jam

    Vibrant and tangy fresh apricot jam, seasoned with Riesling wine.
  • Shrimp Cocktail

    Simple, spicy shrimp cocktail appetizer, boiled shrimp served with homemade cocktail sauce.
  • Quinoa Pilaf

    South American high-protein quinoa, cooked with onions, garlic, bell peppers, pilaf style, with chopped fresh herbs added for the finish.
  • Apricot Berry Cobbler

    Apricot and berry cobbler with buttermilk biscuit cobbler topping.
  • Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

    Easy to make blueberry frozen yogurt, made with fresh or frozen blueberries. Light alternative to ice cream, intense blueberry flavor.
  • Easy Grilled Salmon

    Quick and easy way to grill salmon fillets, using a soy-sauce based marinade.
  • Rhubarb Crumble

    Bright pink and fruity rhubarb, baked with sugar, vanilla, and cardamom, with brown sugar, butter, and flour crumble topping.
  • Salmon Macaroni Salad

    A quick and easy salmon and macaroni salad recipe.
  • Beef Wellington

    Beef tenderloin fillet, coated with mustard, mushroom duxelles, ham, wrapped in puff pastry and baked. Based on Gordon Ramsey Beef Wellington recipe.
  • Quesadilla Pie

    Casserole of layers of flour tortillas and shredded cheese, with beans, chiles, tomato, onions, baked in pie dish until browned and crispy.
  • Apple Walnut Gorgonzola Turnovers

    Puff pastry mini-turnovers with a filling of apples, walnuts, Gorgonzola cheese, honey, and thyme.
  • Cherry Clafouti

    Fresh cherries baked in a custard-like base with slivered almonds and a splash of Amaretto, then lightly dusted with powdered sugar.
  • Circassian Chicken

    Chicken salad with a creamy walnut sauce with paprika, garlic, green onions, and parsley.
  • Quick and Easy White Bean Salad

    Simple white bean salad with red onions, a little lemon juice, chopped parsley, olive oil, vinegar, herbs, salt and pepper.
  • Breaded and Baked Chicken Drumsticks

    Chicken drumsticks, dipped first in a mayo mustard mixture, then in dry breadcrumbs with chives, then oven baked.
  • Gingersnap Cookies

    Ultra-thin gingersnap cookies with molasses and ground ginger, baked until lightly browned and crispy.
  • Pasta with Chicken and Asparagus

    Pasta served with chicken, asparagus, and a creamy sauce with goat cheese, Parmesan, sherry, tarragon, and lemon.