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September 9, 2017
Dough in Baskets

Passion & Purpose: Laughing Tree Bakery

  Hands. As in hard working hands. Hands is the word that immediately springs to mind after spending a morning in rural Michigan somewhere near Hart. […]
August 28, 2017
Pork on the Grill

Asian Marinated Pork Tenderloin & Ginger Plum Salsa

So many plums, so little time. The countdown is on for the end of the stone fruit season, but right now you can find perhaps a […]
August 18, 2017
Roasted Potato Salad

Farm Stand Roasted Potato Salad

Having a German grandmother exposed me to vinegar-style potato salad from an early age. Don’t get me wrong, we had our share of mayo-based summer spuds […]
July 22, 2017
Chipotle Fig Chicken Fajita

Chipotle Fig Glazed Chicken & Fajita Fiesta – Olé!

If it’s summer, it’s grilling time and what better way to get a little entertaining help than a Pot Lucky. After the success of last year’s […]
July 11, 2017
Deconstructed Grilled Caesar

Deconstructed Grilled Caesar Salad

About a zillion years ago, I opened New World Grill, a great little American bistro tucked into New York City’s theater district. We had what I […]
July 3, 2017
Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic and Manchego

No-Recipe Charred Asparagus with Aged Balsamic & Manchego

Every now and then – LONG HOLIDAY WEEKEND PEOPLE!!! – we deserve a real no-recipe recipe. Just take what you have and make it work. Since […]