Corn Gazpacho with Garlic Croutons

Simple and delicious straight out of the garden, abundant corn on the cob is one of the great things about being alive every summer.  You boil it up, spread on a little butter, dig in, and thank your lucky stars.  But even perfection gets boring after awhile.  This cold refreshing…


Three Melon Soup (Two Ways)

This soup, a real showstopper, is as much fun to look at as it is refreshing to eat.  The key, though, is to start with the ripest and most fragrant fruits available.  In the case of the cantaloupes and honeydews, the first move is to smell the stem end to…