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April 17, 2017
Edamame & Chickpea Fritters

Spring has Sprung: Edamame and Chickpea Fritters

You say fritters? I say falafel? Whatever you do….do NOT call the whole thing off. Something about these little beauties just screams …”summer, she’s a-coming”. For […]
November 13, 2016
Melissa's Fresh Shishito Peppers

Julia Child, New York’s Bravest and Shishito Peppers: Live from New York

In this impending season of eating too much – and loving every minute of it – here’s an appetizer that is a real crowd pleaser and […]
August 27, 2016
Rustic Bread Salad

Rustic Tuscan Panzanella Bread Salad: Best-Ever Bread Salad with Peak of the Season Tomatoes

This time of year when the tomatoes are hanging ripe and juicy, heavy on the vine I am often reminded of two lively ladies from London […]
August 13, 2016
Summer Squash Salad

Salad Days of Summer: Farm Fresh Summer Squash & Arugula Salad

How is it exactly that “Salad Days” has gone from meaning green and naïve (Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra) to the more current American connotation of being […]
July 23, 2016
Roasted Garlic Scape

Farm Fresh Garlic Scapes – Behind the Scenes @ Maple Achers

So here’s the full disclosure on Garlic Scapes – you are either going to have to run right now or bookmark this page for next year.  […]
July 15, 2016
rice, grilled veggie, salad

Summer Grilling: South of the Border Texmati Rice & Grilled Veggie Salad Bowl

Sponsored by RiceSelect It was a perfect confluence of events.  I was invited to a dedication at a local yacht club, complete with naval officers and […]