Fresh Corn and Scallion Griddlecakes with Maple Jalapeno Mascarpone Cream

  Sweet, savory and mildly spicy. My Fresh Corn and Scallion Griddlecakes make the most of a summer staple, but turns up the volume by combining fresh, sweet corn just moments from the cob, with bright, verdant scallions, and tangy buttermilk. Served hot from the griddle, with crisp edges and topped with a generous dollop… Continue reading Fresh Corn and Scallion Griddlecakes with Maple Jalapeno Mascarpone Cream

Fresh Sweet Corn, Tomato, and Wild Arugula Summer Salad

Eating corn raw, straight from the cob is one of summer’s pleasures. Perfectly sun-sweetened tomatoes are another. Paired together on a bed of peppery wild arugula with fresh basil and doused in a bright red wine vinaigrette and I’d say you’ve got yourself a winner of a summer salad. Naturally sweet without any coaxing from… Continue reading Fresh Sweet Corn, Tomato, and Wild Arugula Summer Salad

My Newest Cookbook Obsession: “Earth to Table”

OK, my fridge is practically bursting with fresh vegetables and I’m combing through my cookbooks to find different ways to use all of these goodies.  Tonight I made corn soup from my newest cookbook, Earth to Table:  Seasonal Recipes from an Organic Farm. This cookbook, which is divided by season, discusses food as something to… Continue reading My Newest Cookbook Obsession: “Earth to Table”

Updated Succotash

Over the weekend I couldn’t help myself at the grocery store and bought several ears of fresh white corn.  I haven’t had much of this summer sweetie and now that I’ve bought so much I’ll need to come up with some easy recipes.  Here’s a super-quick recipe for succotash—sans lima beans.  This recipe doesn’t require… Continue reading Updated Succotash