Jamie’s Apple and Blackberry Pie

This pie recipe has been sitting on the back shelf for almost a year. Every time I see a pint of blackberries at the farmers market, I’m tempted to dust off this recipe and bake. But, I don’t. Instead, I’m distracted by a shiny new recipe that I have to make, immediately. Like this, this,… Continue reading Jamie’s Apple and Blackberry Pie

Wild Cod with Fennel and Cherry Tomato Confit AKA: The Best Fish Dish Ever!

Fennel is something I seriously love.  I developed this deep love affair with this licorice-y bulb years ago after trying a recipe for baked fennel with parmeggiano-reggiano cheese.  From that point on, there was no going back.  I was hooked and totally smitten with this delicious and super versatile veggie. I bought a couple bulbs… Continue reading Wild Cod with Fennel and Cherry Tomato Confit AKA: The Best Fish Dish Ever!

Protein Powerhouse: Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad

After dying in yoga this morning (thank you, Elizabeth!) I was craving protein.  What I really wanted was a tuna salad sandwich, but with all that mayonnaise and added saturated fat I knew I should eat something a bit lighter and healthier.  Something that would feed my body better.  So, I looked in my cupboard… Continue reading Protein Powerhouse: Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad

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

Penne Rigate with Asparagus in a Citrus-Scented Cream Sauce

Penne Rigate with Asparagus in a Citrus-Scented Cream Sauce The zest of lemon and orange delicately scent this pasta dish, while the earthy flavors of the sautéed asparagus add a mellow and grassy flavor.  Although this is a vegetarian dish, you can easily transform it with the addition of cooked, lump crabmeat. Total Active Time: … Continue reading Penne Rigate with Asparagus in a Citrus-Scented Cream Sauce