Watermelon, feta, and mint salad

Watermelon, feta, and mint salad

This is one of my favorite summer salads – the freshness of the watermelon and mint is perfectly balanced by the tanginess of the feta. …

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Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade

Adapted from Cooks Illustrated. Ingredients 4 anchovy fillets 1 T capers 1 small clove garlic, minced 3 T extra virgin olive oil 3/4 c black olives…

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Roasted Cauliflower with Curried Yogurt Sauce

Roasted Cauliflower with Curried Yogurt Sauce

Adapted from Cooks Illustrated. Ingredients 1 medium stalk cauliflower (~ 2 lbs) 1 large shallot, minced 2 t curry power 1/4 t chili flakes 1/3 c…

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Chunky Guacamole

Chunky Guacamole

This is the guacamole for chunky guacamole lovers – with nice firm, silky smooth chunks of avocado, and just a hint of lime-y goodness.  Adapted…

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Grilled Corn with Tangy Cilantro Parmesan Sauce

Grilled Corn with Tangy Cilantro Parmesan Sauce

This is a great and unusual twist on grilled corn, where a tangy Parmesan sauce mixes perfectly with the flavor of roasted corn.  It’s inexplicably delicious….

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Simple Coconut Rice

Simple Coconut Rice

Try this rice with any Latin American or Asian flavored dish, to add a bit or richness and flavor to your normal rice. Ingredients 2…

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Oven Fried Sweet Potato Fries

Oven Fried Sweet Potato Fries

A delicious (and healthy) accompaniment to veggie burgers or mussels.  Adapted from Simply Recipes. Ingredients 2 lbs sweet potatoes, or 3 large 1/4 c olive…

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Couscous and Lentil Summer Salad

Couscous and Lentil Summer Salad

This is a fresh and clean tasting summer salad, with lentils mixed in to couscous to provide added texture and protein.  Adapted from Kitchen Treaty….

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Mango, Cabbage, and Cashew Cole Slaw

Mango, Cabbage, and Cashew Cole Slaw

This is a delicious alternative to a side vegetable to serve with asian food.  I find it’s a particularly good combination for fish.  Adapted from…

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Hummus

Hummus

After many attempts to produce the perfect batch of hummus, this is my favorite recipe.  This can be done with either a hand blender or…

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