Featured Recipes

Summer Salad from Paris

Several years ago Cory Van Horn sent me this photo along with an e-mail saying “I made your ‘Summer Salad from Paris’. . . . This recipe is delicious!"

Steak, Mushroom and Tomato Salad with Bearnaise Dressing

The Dressing is the star in this special salad that cuts the calories without cutting the flavor.

Herbed Lamb and Feta Burgers

You can use any leftover piece of cooked protein to make these burgers – chicken, steaks, boneless pork chops, even shrimp.

Berry Rice Pudding

I love rice pudding, as does the husband, but I am certainly not going to make it from scratch on a busy night. Here's my shortcut.

Buttermilk "Fried" Pork Chops

You can serve these pork chops hot, at room temperature, or even chilled. On a hot evening put them on top of a big salad.

Grilled Salmon, Arugula & Grilled Corn Salad, Sweet Pea & Avocado Crostini

Salad and grilled salmon top flavorful crostini in this elegant one-dish meal.

Turkey Club Salad

This salad is composed of all the elements found in the classic turkey club sandwich, except that the bread has been turned into croutons.

Grilled Lamb and Onion Kabobs with Olive Aioli

Whether I am cooking a roast or skewering kabobs, my favorite marinade for lamb is lemon, olive oil, rosemary, and garlic.

Pulled Chicken Barbecue on Beer Bread

Flavorful beer bread and homemade pickled cucumbers are the perfect companions for my chicken barbecue.

Cool Summer Drinks

When it’s summer and the sun is blazing, whether you are in the city or country, there’s nothing like an ice-cold drink. You'll find links to three of my favorites here.

Fried Clam Sandwich

Clams were made to be fried. Anybody who has been to one of the many little food shacks along the New England coast knows how special they are.

Salad Dressing Chicken

Escarole can be a little bitter; when you wilt it with the hot dressing it becomes a delicious partner to this easy baked chicken.