Asian Coleslaw

Colorful, cool and crunchy. Try giving your next batch of this classic cabbage salad a hea...   Read More

Baked Parmesan Potatoes

Crisp, golden and lightly crusted – Baked Parmesan Potatoes. serve them for dinner a...   Read More

Basic Broccolini: A Fast...

For a quick, easy and healthy dinner side, make basic broccolini. In less than three minut...   Read More

Braised Cabbage with Leek...

Humble cabbage becomes a savory side dish in just minutes. It’s nice along side roast ch...   Read More

Bread Stuffing with Herbs...

Stuffing or dressing? My mom and I used to go round and around about what its called. She...   Read More

Broccoli and Cabbage Slaw...

Spring weather is so unpredictable. Today is a cool spring day, but recently it hit the 90...   Read More

Brussels Sprouts with Bac...

Brussels sprouts. Those cute little mini cabbages make a great side dish to accompany your...   Read More

Caramelized Sweet Red Oni...

Craving something sweet? As crazy as it sounds, just roast some onions. Sweet vegetables a...   Read More

Cauliflower Colcannon

An Emerald Isle tradition, colcannon is a combination of mashed potatoes mixed with eith...   Read More

Cauliflower Rice with Par...

If you ditched white rice for a healthier, lower carb, grain-free diet, try making caulifl...   Read More

Cherry Tomato Tart

Maybe it was the fresh cherry cakes I’d been baking weekly at the request of visiting fr...   Read More

Cornbread Cranberry Dress...

Contemplating my holiday menu, I thought about many friends who have adopted a gluten-fre...   Read More

Creamed Pearl Onions

Creamed Pearl Onions. I hated them as a kid, and love them as an adult who finally wised u...   Read More

Creamy Dairy Free Asparag...

Asparagus is my spring obsession. Long considered a gourmet delight, I can’t get eno...   Read More

Creamy Deviled Eggs

Musing over my non-traditional Easter menu of roast salmon, I was missing an appetizer. I...   Read More

Creamy Pumpkin Mashed Pot...

Here’s a colorful last minute update for your Thanksgiving table. Topped with crunch...   Read More

Easy Roasted Brussels Spr...

My little cabbage might be a French term of endearment, but many people are not in love wi...   Read More

Easy Zucchini Casserole

Got zucchini? At the end of summer, markets and gardens have it in abundance! Skip the bre...   Read More

Edamame Succotash

Edamame succotash – an easy, healthy recipe that works as we transition from summer...   Read More

Ginger Molasses Baked Bea...

July is National Baked Bean month, so what better reason to make a pot of baked beans. Ins...   Read More

Gluten-Free Cornbread wit...

With cornbread baking, the aroma wafting from the kitchen was wonderful. Who can resist a...   Read More

Greek Pasta Salad

The fresh air off the Pacific Ocean cleared not only our lungs but our heads. Camped on a...   Read More

Green Bean Salad with Swe...

I had a friend whose idea of green bean salad meant draining canned green beans and dousin...   Read More

Green Beans Almondine

Since just about every body loves green beans, it’s fun to create new ways to serve...   Read More

Grilled Corn and Quinoa S...

Friends recently came for dinner and I served this salad along with grilled shrimp, aspara...   Read More

Grilled Corn on the Cob w...

The crunch when you bite into golden kernels. An occasional squirt of corn juice when the...   Read More

Herb Roasted Cherry Tomat...

Sweet and rich with concentrated tomato and herbal flavors, these herb roasted cherry toma...   Read More

Herbed Baby Dutch Potatoe...

Little golden orbs of buttery delight, that’s what I call Baby Dutch Potatoes. You eat t...   Read More

How to Make Perfect Hard...

Frustrated by hard boiled eggs that are hard to peel then look like a train wreck? Here is...   Read More

How to Make Zucchini Nood...

Zucchini noodles? Yes! Long strands of zucchini that look like pasta noodles and taste ter...   Read More

How to Roast Asparagus

I am crazy about asparagus.  Always have been. I have to apologize to my husband for my l...   Read More

Mashed Sweet Potatoes wit...

Considered a superfood, sweet potatoes are a powerhouse vegetable packed with flavor and...   Read More

Mediterranean Potato Sala...

If it’s 4th of July, then there MUST be potato salad. That was true when I was growing u...   Read More

Pearl Onions with Brown B...

Pearls. Lovely to wear and delicious to eat. That would be pearl onions. Petite when compa...   Read More

Quick and Easy Green Bean...

Fresh green beans in just five minutes? Yep. That’s all it takes, excluding the time for...   Read More

Quick Grilled Zucchini

Can you tell that I’m in grilling mode? Flank steak, rotisserie chicken, corn on the cob...   Read More

Quinoa Tabouleh Salad

When one of my best friends said “tell me what to do with quinoa”, this is first recip...   Read More

Rice Salad with Corn and...

We seldom eat out, but I can’t resist Gulfstream in Newport Beach, CA. You can always ge...   Read More

Risotto Milanese With Saf...

Therapy in a Pan Making risotto is like therapy in a pan. When the day has left you frazzl...   Read More

Roasted Butternut Squash...

Whole foods, prepared simply are tasty and healthy. Perfect for fall dinners, roasted butt...   Read More

Roasted Carrots with Thym...

The Richness of Roasting The house was filled with the rich aromas of roasting meat and ve...   Read More

Roasted Red Potatoes with...

Crusty on the outside, soft and tender on the inside, roasted red potatoes are irresistibl...   Read More

Roasted Vegetable Ratatou...

Friday morning usually finds me shopping at a local farmers market. The vibrant colors, th...   Read More

Scalloped Potatoes

Whether you call them cheesy scallop potatoes, scalloped potatoes, potato au gratin or au...   Read More

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoe...

There are some subjects in the world of cooking that elicit firm convictions about how som...   Read More

Steakhouse Roasted Mushro...

Mushrooms this good are often served alongside a thick, juicy steak at a fancy steakhouse...   Read More

Steamed Artichokes with L...

Steamed artichokes with dipping sauce, one of my standard friends-are-coming-for-dinner ap...   Read More

Stuffed Portobello Mushro...

Mushrooms. I’m crazy about their rich, meaty taste. When I learned about the fifth taste...   Read More

Summer Tomato Zucchini Ca...

Layers of red ripe tomatoes and green zucchini baked with a crisp, cheesy tasting herb top...   Read More

Summer White Bean Salad

Whether canned or dried, beans are the backbone of any strong pantry. Strong, like silent...   Read More

Summer Zucchini, Corn, an...

When clients asked for this dish three times in one week, I knew I had to post it for you....   Read More

Thanksgiving Green Beans...

Planning and preparing for a big holiday dinner can stress even the most seasoned of cooks...   Read More

Thanksgiving Side Dishes...

What will you serve with that glorious, golden bird? Here is a round up of Thanksgiving si...   Read More

Warm Kale Salad with Cran...

A simple combination of sweet and savory, green and crunchy all at the same time. Warm kal...   Read More

Warm Shaved Brussel Sprou...

Dining at a favorite local restaurant, my grilled fish arrived with a light and fluffy veg...   Read More

Whole Roasted Carrots

With year-round availability, carrots are dependable and budget-friendly vegetables. Not...   Read More

Zucchini Noodles with Pas...

Zucchini noodles? Yes! They are terrific. If eliminating pasta is too much of a switch all...   Read More

Zucchini Ribbon Salad wit...

Spiral vegetable slicers are great for spaghetti-style zucchini noodles, but what about t...   Read More