Grilled swordfish steaks that have marinated in olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, thyme and garlic
Recipes by month:
Asian noodle salad with plenty of colorful veggies and a sesame ginger dressing.
Marinated skirt steak, threaded onto skewers and grilled.
Summery potato salad with new potatoes, green beans, roasted red bell peppers, red onion, olives, parsley, tossed in vinaigrette.
Delicious vegan curry with cauliflower, chickpeas, onion, tomato, and cilantro.
Minty, lemony rice salad made with basmati rice, peas, mint, lemon, and raisins.
Broiled lobster tail with a sauce of brown butter and toasted hazelnuts
Classic guacamole recipe, made with ripe avocados, Serrano chiles, cilantro and lime. Garnish with red radishes or jicama. Serve with tortilla chips.
Spicy jalapeño cornbread with jalapenos, jack cheese, whole corn kernels, cornmeal and flour.
Gluten-free buckwheat waffles, crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside.
A Mediterranean style chicken salad with olive oil, vinegar, olives, capers, onions and fresh herbs.
Coctel de camarones, a classic Mexican shrimp cocktail with shrimp, tomatoes, hot sauce, celery, onion, cucumber and avocados.
Asian style hot dogs with sriracha hot sauce and Asian cole slaw.
Delicious fine crumb pound cake with butter, eggs, ricotta cheese, sugar, flour, lemon zest, and blueberries.
Lamb korma Afghan style, lamb leg or shoulder slowly cooked in a stew with onions, tomato, spices and yogurt.
Classic Southern cake made with bananas, pineapple, chopped pecans, and topped with a cream cheese frosting. And more pecans.
Oven-baked salmon fillets served with avocado, mango, chile, lime salsa.
Fresh red radish salad with mint, shallots, lemon, and toasted pistachios.
Perfectly fresh and crunchy homemade tortilla chips, fried, baked, or microwaved.
Fusilli pasta tossed with marinated artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, and toasted almonds.
Chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies with browned butter, dark chocolate chips, and pecans.
A vegetarian burger made with grilled portobello mushrooms and grilled onions, spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes.
Angel hair pasta, also called capellini, served with shrimp and a lemon cream sauce with herbs and parmesan.
Super easy individual pizzas made with flour tortillas, mozzarella cheese, tomato sauce and basil, in a cast iron skillet on the stovetop.
Tender oatmeal muffins peppered with fresh strawberries that have macerated in sugar and balsamic.
A tangy, vibrant dip or hummus-like spread made from peas, tahini, sour cream and mint.
A chicken salad done Louisiana style with a remoulade, Tabasco sauce and a little Cajun spice.
Sugar snap peas seared in olive oil with green onions, mint, lemon zest and black pepper.
Homemade limoncello. A favorite Italian digestif, rich as custard and strong enough to knock you down. Everclear infused with plenty of lemon zest then swirled together with milk, sugar, and vanilla.
Hash brown potatoes, with smoked salmon, onions, a little sour cream, horseradish, mustard, chives and parsley.
An easy version of the classic Greek avgolemono soup of chicken with rice or orzo pasta finished with egg and lemon.
Cooling cucumber salad, perfect for hot days and late night snacks. Cucumber chunks, tossed with sesame oil, seasoned rice vinegar, and chili flakes.
Grilled, marinated tri tip steak with a salsa made with green bell peppers, garlic, and scallions. Also called sirloin tip, culotte steak, triangle steak, and Santa Maria-style barbecue.
Sliced onions and fennel, slowly cooked until lightly browned, tossed with Parmesan, lemon, and parsley.
Egg whites whipped to stiff peaks, grated Gruyere folded in, formed into nests, baked with yolk in center.
Chewy carmelita cookie bar, with a coconut oatmeal crust topped with chocolate chips and caramel sauce.
Great for kids! Super easy and delicious, peanut butter and apple sandwiches.
A classic Italian comfort food of rice with peas and chunks of ham.
Spicy lamb stew, lamb shoulder slow cooked in white wine with onions, garlic, bell peppers, pasilla chiles, paprika, cumin, tomatoes, raisins, and herbs.
Simple tacos made with crispy fried chicken skin dressed with a cilantro habanero salsa.
A marriage of traditional chicken Florentine with pasta and basil pesto. Sliced sautéed chicken breasts with spinach, garlic, white wine, cream, pesto, and pasta.
Easy-to-make strawberry rhubarb cobbler. Strawberries, rhubarb, sugar, orange peel baked with a biscuit-like cobbler crust topping. Serve with whipped cream.
A light springtime salad of grilled or roasted asparagus with marinated artichoke hearts and cherry tomatoes.
Nothing beats the flavor of asparagus, coated in olive oil, sprinkled with salt, and quickly grilled.
Simple egg salad, spiced up with curry and mango chutney. Great on toast!
A springtime version of the classic Italian minestrone, with peas, new potatoes, artichoke hearts, asparagus and spring greens.
Enjoy the bounty of cherry season with easy-to-make frozen yogurt made with fresh cherries.
Get your grill on with tuna kabobs, skewers of marinated fresh tuna, onions, bell peppers, and mushrooms.
Spice up your summer BBQ with a Creole potato salad, seasoned with spicy creole mustard.
American classic chili dog, grilled hot dog on a bun, smothered in ground beef chili sauce, sprinkled with cheddar cheese and onions.
Fennel salad with thinly sliced fennel bulb and a fresh mint vinaigrette.
Grilled flank steak with a sauce of assorted mushrooms, sautéed with butter and shallots and cooked down in a red wine reduction.
Classic French rabbit in Dijon mustard sauce, or Lapin à la moutarde.
Homemade focaccia bread, dimpled Italian flat bread, flavored with olive oil and rosemary.
Seared thick sea scallops served with a simple asparagus and butter sauce.
Classic Spanish tortilla, or a Spanish potato omelette, with the emphasis on potato. Thinly sliced potatoes, fried in olive oil, layered in a pan, covered with beaten eggs, and cooked.
Italian sausages cooked with bell peppers, sweet onions, crushed tomatoes, and garlic. Served in a hoagie roll or over pasta or polenta.
Homemade cinnamon ice cream with a custard base, cream, milk, sugar, and cinnamon.
Salad of thinly sliced artichoke hearts that have been slowly poached in garlic infused olive oil and tossed with herbs.
Simple photo tutorial on how to trim an artichoke down to its heart.
Springtime succotash with medley of corn, carrots, ham, spring onions, and fava beans.
Hot dog slices sautéed in butter with onions, with a sour cream sauce. Served with pasta.
Elegant steamed asparagus served with a Hollandaise butter sauce.
Tart and tangy rhubarb meringue pie with orange zest, cinnamon, ground ginger, piled high with a light and fluffy meringue.
Quiche Lorraine with a buttery crust and a tender filling with our favorite food group - bacon!
Mexican cochinita pibil, or pulled pork shoulder marinated and braised in achiote paste, orange juice, and lime. Great for taco meat.
Chicken drumsticks, dipped first in a mayo mustard mixture, then in dry breadcrumbs with chives, then oven baked.
Ultra-thin gingersnap cookies with molasses and ground ginger, baked until lightly browned and crispy.
Pasta served with chicken, asparagus, and a creamy sauce with goat cheese, Parmesan, sherry, tarragon, and lemon.
Noodles with mushrooms, sesame seeds, and herbs, tossed with a lemon ginger dressing.
Spice up your hamburger with the feisty flavors of Jamaican jerk, habanero, allspice, cinnamon and ginger. Served with a citrus coleslaw.
Chocolate lime cookies with crunchy cocoa nibs, perfect for dipping in lemonade.
Classic Chinese egg drop soup with eggs, ginger, green onions, and mushrooms.
Quick and easy stir-fry recipe with flank steak, asparagus, and red bell peppers.
Over-the-top rich chocolate ganache torte recipe with up to two pounds of chocolate, a stick of butter and a cup of cream. Also called Death-By-Chocolate.
Fresh fava bean salad with sliced fennel, mint, scallions, and Parmesan.
Old fashioned buttermilk pudding, deliciously tart, sweet, and creamy.
Quick and easy, sautéed ground turkey with onions, garlic, bell peppers, and seasoned with chipotle chili.
Tart with fresh strawberries, macerated in sugar, over a creamy mascarpone base and brushed with a balsamic glaze.
Quiche with all-butter pie crust, filled with custard baked with smoked salmon, fresh dill, shallots, and goat cheese.
Welcome spring with fresh and fruity rhubarb sorbet, made with vibrant pink rhubarb stalks, orange zest, and fresh ginger.
Spicy ground pork with mango, almonds, and cilantro. Served over rice. Ground pork picadillo recipe.
Molded strawberry rhubarb dessert terrine, with fresh strawberries, rhubarb, lemon juice, and orange zest.
Louisiana style chili beans with ground beef and pinto beans, served over rice.
Rich and fudgy chocolate brownies flavored with vanilla and Kahlúa liqueur.
Fresh salmon, marinated in teriyaki sauce and grilled on skewers with pineapple and green onions.
Grilled chicken pieces, marinated first, then glazed with a simple fresh mint and honey glaze.
Easy to make frozen yogurt recipe with fresh fresh strawberries. Lighter than ice cream but still creamy, and packed with strawberry flavor.
Skinless, boneless, chicken breasts marinated in yogurt with garlic, paprika, and cumin, then grilled.
Hot dog frankfurters cooked with sauerkraut in a onion, paprika, sour cream sauce.
Fresh fava bean dip with green garlic, lemon zest, olive oil, and goat cheese. Great served with jicama or cucumber slices.
Mango and chicken are a power combo. This mango chicken curry recipe uses boneless, skinless breasts or thighs, mango, onion, ginger, garlic, curry, cumin, raisins, and coconut milk.
Molded gelatin salad with rhubarb and cucumber, and infused with rosemary. Delightfully refreshing.
Delicious cold soba noodle salad made with buckwheat soba noodles, mango, red bell pepper, garlic, basil, mint, peanuts, lime and sesame oil.
Crunchy, refreshing jicama salad with julienned jicama, bell peppers, red onion, cucumber, orange, and lime juice. Perfect accompaniment to Mexican food dishes.
Quick and easy roasted asparagus recipe, with thick asparagus spears, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and a little lemon juice.
A quick and easy recipe for an ultra-thin crust pizza topped with onions, mushrooms, and ricotta cheese. Uses flour tortillas as the pizza base.
A combination of fresh pineapple, tomato, and chile peppers make up this salsa recipe. Delicious with fish tacos or grilled steak.
Crustless quiche recipe including bacon, green onions, and cherry tomatoes.
Homemade popsicle recipe. Easy to make your own juice popsicles, with concentrated juice or lemonade.
Simple and easy, grilled chicken recipe, topped with a tomato tarragon sauce.
Rhubarb berry pie recipe. A perfect blend of tart rhubarb and the sweet marionberry blackberries.
A how-to guide on making a lattice top for your homemade pies. Step-by-step instructions with photographs.
A quick, tasty, and filling recipe for chicken curry.
Homemade mango chutney recipe. Delicious served with roasted chicken and a side of Spanish rice.
A tasty Tuscan meatloaf with mushroom sauce. This recipe has an unusual twist of cooking the meatloaf on the stovetop.
This shortbread cookie recipe has such a light texture that it almost melts in your mouth.
Sweet, pink, creamy, and delicious, strawberry milk is a huge hit with the kids, and so easy to make too.
Grilled pork tenderloin topped with a tasty orange marmalade glaze.
Luscious lime mango sorbet recipe, with fresh mangos, lime juice, simple syrup, and a dash of tequila.
Carne asada is the thinly sliced, grilled beef served so often in tacos and burritos. This carne asada recipe is made with marinated, grilled skirt steak for flank steak. Serve with warm tortillas, avocados, and pico de gallo fresh tomato salsa.
Quick and easy chickpea curry with Yukon Gold potatoes, stewed tomatoes, cumin, ginger, coriander and garbanzo beans.
Smooth and creamy strawberry mousse made with fresh strawberries, cream, gelatin, sugar, lemon juice and white chocolate.
Classic American three bean salad, perfect for summer picnics and potlucks. With cannellini beans, kidney beans, garbanzo beans, celery, red onion, parsley, and a sweet and sour dressing.
Beef pot roast recipe, slow cooked on stove top or in oven with onion, garlic, carrots, and red wine. Slow cooking on low heat practically ensures a tender pot roast from the tougher beef chuck or shoulder roast cut.
Salmon spread appetizer with a combination of smoked salmon and freshly poached salmon, mixed together with lemon juice, capers, Dijon, chives, lemon zest, and butter. Serve on toasted baguette slices.
Do you love oatmeal? Do you love pancakes? You should try them when they are one and the same. Family favorite oatmeal pancake recipe.
Swiss chard ribs, sautee in butter and cream, served with pasta.
Tzatziki recipe with yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and Swiss chard instead of cucumbers.
Sweet lamb stew with honey, almonds, and apricots. Traditional North African Mrouzia tagine.
Classic Mexican and Tex Mex cheese quesadilla recipe. Toasted flour tortilla with melted cheese inside.
Baked scalloped turnips. Sliced turnips and onions baked in milk and cream with salt and pepper.
Recipe for baby artichokes, sauteed with onions and garlic, served with grated Parmesan cheese.
Beautiful three-layer strawberry cream cake for that special occasion. Rich pound cake cut into three layers, filled with fresh strawberries, whipped cream, and strawberry puree. Topped with whipped cream and strawberries.
Classic retro sunshine Jello salad recipe, with lemon Jello, grated carrots, and crushed pineapple.
The best chocolate brownie recipe, with flour, cocoa, eggs, sugar, butter, pecans, and a touch of almond extract.
Tomatillo salsa verde, a delicious Mexican green salsa made with roasted tomatillos, chile peppers, lime juice, cilantro, and onion.
Curry rice salad prepared with brown rice, curry powder or paste, bell pepper, green onions, celery, snow peas, raisins, apple, cilantro, and sesame oil.
Quick and easy, classic boysenberry cobbler recipe.