Summer Vegetable Tian
Originally from the South of France, a tian is a dish in which summer vegetables —similar to those used in a ratatouille — are layered…
Skewered Lemon-Rosemary Cherry Tomatoes
These summertime skewers are wonderful with whatever small ripe tomatoes you can harvest from your garden or gather from the grocers.
Wood-Grilled Spring Onion, Brie, and Kalamata Olive Pizza
A kiss of smoke deepens and enriches the flavors in this pizza, which goes well with a glass of red wine or craft beer.
Grilled Green Tomato “Sandwiches” with Herbed Cream Cheese
If you like fried green tomatoes, you'll love them grilled. There is no breading and very little oil, but plenty of tangy flavor. You can…
Citrus Basil Shortbread Cookies
A hint of basil and a blast of lemon and lime make these shortbread cookies a hit.
Watermelon, Tomato and Cucumber Salad
Enjoy the flavors of summer in this delicious side salad starring fresh fruits and vegetables.
Lime Cilantro Marinade
This marinade works well on grilled fruits or vegetables to be served on a green salad. Try it on whole ears of corn, pineapple red…
California Ripe Olive and Fig Tapenade
Serve this tapenade on crostini spread with soft cheese like feta, goat or blue. Sponsored by California Ripe Olives.
Pasta with Meatballs and Sauce
A classic meat combo for meatballs is about one third each of veal, beef and pork. You can often find this in the meat area…
Kitchen Sink Chopped Salad
This is a kitchen sink salad. As in, Step 1: Open vegetable bins and peer inside. Step 2: Save any depressing looking vegetables for soup…
Most American kumquats come from Florida and California, and they are available during winter months. In case you have never seen them, they look like…