A southern twist on pesto makes a perfect sauce for grilled chicken, grilled veggies, eggs, pizza - you get the idea. It goes with almost everything!
Simple, fast and delicious way to use fresh blueberries. Tastes just like pie without having to fuss with a crust.
Here is a savory and lightly sweet bread made with fresh summer squash, cheese and chives. I am a fan of the sweet dessert zucchini bread recipes but this is a different animal. It works great with a soup or as a cornbread alternative for barbecue meals.
When strawberry season arrives, it is time for shortcake. Shortcake is just a sweet biscuit, layered with fresh berries in syrup and topped with cold whipped cream. Yep, that is the stuff dreams are made of.
Orange Blackberry Olive Oil Cake is the place where citrus season and berry season come together to make a beautiful garden to table one layer cake. Orange cake is speckled with fresh blackberries and topped with an orange liqueur glaze while still warm. A yummy lightly sweet dessert that can be eaten warm or cool.
Fresh pizza topped with snow peas and herbed ricotta. An easy garden fresh bake for dinner or a warm appetizer.
Carrot Cake Muffins are made with fresh grated carrot, aromatic spices and a streusel topping. The muffins are finished with a sweet lemon glaze. Perfect for brunch or a special breakfast.
A bright citrus loaf cake made with fresh lemons and strawberries. Lemon cake topped with even more lemon in the glaze and little bites of garden fresh strawberries in every slice.
Homemade granola with lemon, pecan, coconut and maple flavors. Perfect for a healthy morning breakfast or by the handful for a snack.
Lemon Cream Cheese Pie! Fresh lemons and cream cheese are combined in a pie that is a little bit cheesecake and a lot a bit lemon pie.
Local honey and Meyer lemons combine to make a sweet vinaigrette for early spring greens and herbs.
Cranberries , port and orange zest combine to make a simple jam that can stand alone or be used as a perfect compliment to a soft cheese.
Pear, chocolate and macadamia nut drizzle cake. Yum! A simple loaf cake, using in season pears, perfect for dessert or breakfast.
Want an easy meal? This yummy pasta is made using leftover Roasted Eggplant Dip and simple roasted cherry tomatoes. Key ingredients - in season and fresh from the garden.
Eggplant! My eggplant always seems to hit its peak in the fall. Make this perfect appetizer when you have an abundance of fresh eggplant. Roasted eggplant, fresh lemon and spicy za’atar - yum!
A savory and sweet quick bread made with roasted cherry tomatoes, basil and course salt. A perfect accompaniment for a summer meal!
A simple dish requires the use of the best quality ingredients. This Summer Tomato Pie is a simple dish, where ripe, juicy and bursting with flavor tomatoes are layered with melty cheese, sweet onions, fresh herbs and breadcrumbs.
Oven drying fresh basil is a quick and easy way to preserve summer flavor. Once the basil is dried, give the Jack Daniel’s Marinade a try.
Chive Flower infused vinegar is easy to make. The resulting flavored vinegar can be used in a vinaigrette, recipe included, or on roasted vegetables.
There is that point where berry season arrives and you still have some of last year's jam on the shelves. This spring berry jam cake is the perfect way to combine the new and the old. For me, it also brings together my two worlds, my California garden and my Rhode Island garden.
A mixed green salad with herbs, radishes and radish pods. It is topped with the Best Dressing Ever Dressing, made with handfuls of garden fresh herbs, yoghurt and fresh lemon juice.
A fresh salad made from spring garden ingredients and topped with a lemon herb vinaigrette.
Banana bread inspired by the southern classic hummingbird cake. A simpler version for a morning ramble about the garden.
Yes, it can happen! Receive all the healthful benefits of Kale while actually enjoying eating your salad.
Need a dessert that is gluten free and vegan without giving up flavor? This adult strawberry crumble is your answer.
Roasted turnips with preserved lemon, an easy method to use with any root vegetable.
Making preserved lemons is the most simple preservation method and a perfect way to save extra citrus during the season.
Your senses will travel to North Africa with this Moroccan inspired dish delivering fragrant spices with tart, sweet and salty flavors..
Chocolate orange brownies made from a simple recipe and adding chopped candied orange peel and chopped dark chocolate.
Candied Orange Peel for a sweet treat or for use in baking. It is perfect chopped and added to brownies!