These Zucchini Boats from Proud Italian Cook skip the crust all together by turning the classically Italian vegetable into the foundation for tomato and cheese goodness.
Fresh fennel is good for a lot of things. Everything from curing flatulence to being high in Vitamin C. So storing it properly is important! Fennel can be used in a variety of ways. It is perfect caramelized, on pizza, in a soup, over a salad or braised.
Here’s another fun and tasty twist on caprese salad. This Grilled Peach Caprese Salad is easy to make and a great BBQ salad for your summertime activities.
Tomato sauce is a simple sauce that is about highlighting the tomato. It isn’t just tomatoes but you don’t want to take the sauce in any particular direction. You are celebrating the tomato, plain and simple.
I am always looking for fun and exciting ways to add heat to a meal. I put it in my sangrias, popsicles and pretty much everywhere. Well, sometimes I just want to go straight to the source.
Not only is this baked risotto easy to prepare, but it is so hearty and versatile but probably illegal in Italy and some parts of New York. That’s okay, because this orange and vanilla bean risotto is delicious and worth a little hard time.
Tart, bright and well balanced, this rhubarb margarita celebrates all that is wonderful about rhubarb… and tequila.
A few years back, watermelon was all the rage. Chefs allover were using the fruit in many new and interesting ways, for example, it was even being grilled! But, when it’s all said and done, this recipe is still my favorite use of the quasi-melon. Enjoy this gazpacho with an off-dry Viognier or any white with floral and honey-type notes.
My goal for this recipe was two-fold. Make gingerbread men a wee bit less crunchy and to make them a smidge healthier. Sweet potato seemed like the perfect choice because, well, sweet potatoes are amazeballs. Also, if you’ve had candied sweet potatoes during the holidays… you know just how well they go with ginger.
Fire up the grill because it is summer BBQ time and I have the perfect summer ketchup for whatever you are eating. This Peach Sriracha Ketchup is great on burgers, fries, or even on its own. Don’t just me! Make it and you will see what I mean.
Fresh asparagus, when cooked right, can be a lovely addition to almost any meal. It’s crisp, earthy flavor is undeniably unique and so tasty!
This organic lavender rum-based cocktail is just one of the many you’ll find at the Alexander Valley Bar by Medlock Ames. Medlock Ames is a sustainable winery located in Alexander Valley.
I never liked pistachios growing up. Now I love them. And this raw pistachio kale pesto is just one of the many ways I eat them regularly.
The heirloom tomato tart is made with a gluten-free polenta crust and topped off with a vegan Hollandaise sauce made using avocado. You’re gonna have a hard time sharing!
The great thing about simple syrup is you can flavor it with almost anything, like lavender. I recommend this syrup for ice teas, ice cream and lemonade but experiment with it. I am sure there are many ways to enjoy it.
Do you like to cheat? Admit it. Sometimes you do. This butternut squash ice cream feels naughty–but in a good way!
It’s spring! Celebrate with this simple Strawberry & Jasmine cocktail made with rosé wine, and finished with an edible flower. It’s as tasty as it is pretty!