Monthly Archives

May 2017

  • Cooking Recipes vegetarian

    Pasta with Heirloom Tomatoes

    May 28, 2017

    This is one of my favorite pasta dishes for the summer. The freshness of the tomatoes comes through with this dish, cooking the tomatoes only for a few minutes, keeps the flavor and integrity of the…

  • Cooking Recipes vegetarian

    Eggplant Caponata with Burrata

    May 27, 2017

    I’ve found that through my years in the kitchen, that eggplant is an ingredient that people either love or hate. Growing up in a Lebanese and French household I love eggplant. I think that the reason…

  • Cooking Recipes vegetarian

    Grilled Corn

    May 26, 2017

    Corn cooks perfectly on the grill, the high heat allows the corn to become slightly charred, golden and brings out the natural sweetness. Most people will tell you to keep the corn in the husk while…

  • Cooking Recipes

    Whiskey Burgers

    May 26, 2017

      It’s finally warm out and with Memorial Day so close, it is the unofficial kick-off of summer. It’s a time to fire up the grill, get outside, and enjoy time with friends and family. For…

  • Cooking Recipes vegetarian

    Mushroom Toast

    May 23, 2017

          When I was growing up, toast usually meant putting basic store bought white bread into the toaster, and once it popped up, slathering it with butter, jam, cinnamon sugar, or if you were…

  • Cooking Salad

    Spinach Salad with Garlic – Honey Dressing

    May 20, 2017

    Our local farmers market in Grand Rapids usually opens the week after Memorial Day, however, it opened early this year. I spent my Saturday morning walking through scoping out the goods, and while the offerings were…