This recipe is a flexible way to use up extra vegetables and to extend their shelf life. Quick pickled vegetables will keep well in the refrigerator for up to 2 months. Red onions and shallots will be good for about 2 weeks in the refrigerator. It’s a perfect way to make sure your produce doesn’t…

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Summer Berry Pie Yields: 1 pie Serves: 8-12 Ingredients: 1 batch pastry dough (recipe below) Filling: 3 cups fresh blueberries (17 ounces) 2 cups fresh raspberries (9 to 10 ounces) 1 cup fresh blackberries (5 to 6 ounces) β…“ cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons cornstarch Frangipane β…“ cup…

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This is a beautiful, French-inspired, summer tart. It’s a great way to use up all that extra zucchini and yellow squash laying around this time of year. πŸ™‚ Make the most of it before it’s all gone for the season! What the final tart looks like. Yum! πŸ™‚ (This was right before we took two…

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It’s August and it’s been a hot one this summer! Keep your kitchen cool by experimenting with chilled soups this summer. Zero cooking needed. πŸ™‚ If you have a blender or food processor, you can easily make this green gazpacho soup. Plus if you make it ahead, it only gets better after a few days…

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Shakshuka is a wonderful, savory and filling dish to serve for brunch, lunch or dinner. It goes great with a side of bread, couscous or a Mediterranean-style salad. This dish originates from North Africa and the Middle East and is very common in Israel.Β  It can be adapted to include what you have on hand,…

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This is a wonderfully flavorful sauce that seriously takes just a few minutes to put together. If you can operate a blender, you can make this sauce! πŸ™‚ It’s also a great use for an abundance of parsley in a backyard garden and the parsley stems get blended in too, so less food waste! You’ll…

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You may not have tried cooking with turnip greens, or turnips at all for that matter. I encourage you to head to your local farmer’s market and pick up a beautiful bundle of turnips. When fresh from the farm or garden, they’re tender and wonderful shaved into salads, roasted, and sliced thinly for salads or…

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This fresh, satisfying salad is a great way to get more parsley into your diet. It’s SO MUCH MORE than a garnish! πŸ™‚ Parsley tastes great when prepared well and has wonderful antioxidant properties, lots of fiber and is all around super healthy for you. It’s a great detox salad. Combined with fresh lemon and…

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Haven’t tried beets? Well, here’s your chance. They’re super nutritious and oh so tasty! Or if you love beets, here is a fun way to use them. (Remember to use those tops too!) Beets are high in iron, so they’re great for maintaining healthy blood. Plus they taste so darn good! Just whipped up this…

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