Tag: summer

Strawberry Conserve Recipe

Strawberry Conserve Recipe

This strawberry conserve recipe is a soft set jam with whole berries and a great way to preserve summer’s strawberries. You won’t believe how easy it is! After picking a ton of strawberries a week and a half ago, I put the word out on […]

Strawberry Lemonade Mojito Recipe

Strawberry Lemonade Mojito Recipe

Summer is here!  We’ve been going back and forth between sunny days and crazy stormy ones.  But on the sunny ones, I’ve been dying to make my own mojitos with the plethora of mint in my backyard.  Eric and I don’t drink alcohol very often, […]

Vegan Bell Pepper Corn Soup Recipe

Vegan Bell Pepper Corn Soup Recipe

Half way through winter I start itching for fresh produce.  I’m grew up in Hawaii where so much fresh produce is available year round because of the mild weather.  While we love our root vegetables and kale chips, I start craving the things I see […]

Lavender Lemonade Recipe

Lavender Lemonade Recipe

Lemonade is a drink with endless possibilities.  After the great success of my strawberry lemonade, I’ve been daydreaming about different medleys like blueberries, or cherries, or even pineapple.  Unfortunately I don’t have any of those growing in my own backyard but I do have plenty […]

White Bean and Tomato Salad Recipe

White Bean and Tomato Salad Recipe

The pilot series of the Healthy Cooking on a Tight Budget Program has been completed!  One purpose of the classes was to provide recipes using ingredients that are commonly turned down at the Food Bank because people don’t know how to use them.  The first […]

Oil and Vinegar Potato Salad and a New Addition to Our Family

Oil and Vinegar Potato Salad and a New Addition to Our Family

I made this delicious and healthy potato salad with our grilled porterhouse steak a couple weeks ago.  We LOVE my lemony dill potato salad, but it may now be a toss up between the two.  This oil and vinegar potato salad has just a touch […]

Involtini: An Easy Party Appetizer Recipe

Involtini: An Easy Party Appetizer Recipe

I saw these feta prosciutto rolls on David Lebovitz’s site a little over a month ago and was smitten.  I’m always on the lookout for feta recipes, in fact I buy feta in bulk because I just can’t get enough of it!  I’ve made these […]

Rosemary Garlic Steak Marinade with Oregano Garlic Butter

Rosemary Garlic Steak Marinade with Oregano Garlic Butter

“I think we should grill today,” Eric said, looking outside at the robin’s egg sky with fluffy marshmallow clouds.  I wasn’t sure I trusted that sky because over the past week it was filled with a beautiful sun that was deceptively cold then would shock […]