Archive for June, 2009

breakfast, recipe, sides & bites

Nectarine, Thyme & Cheese Tart

Nectarine, Thyme & Cheese Tart

What to do with the creamy, decadent Supreme cheese that Ile de France sent me last month? I thought of a million things. Creamy pasta sauce, intense wild mushroom risotto, [...]

June 29, 2009 × 10 comments

recipe, sides & bites

Grilled Red Pepper Salsa

Grilled Red Pepper Salsa

Ah, summer! Let me tell you, it’s hot down here. Really hot. Humidly, stiflingly, ridiculously hot. Still, despite the absurd heat, I love the summer because it means all-day stints [...]

June 18, 2009 × 3 comments

entree, recipe

Pesto Shrimp w/Pancetta & Parmesan Polenta

Pesto Shrimp w/Pancetta & Parmesan Polenta

Now that is an alliterative title! Moving on… I’m really not a big fan of store-bought or even most restaurant pesto. Something about it tastes stale or old…just not fresh. [...]

June 16, 2009 × 20 comments

dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Mango Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

Mango Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

For the record, I love ice cream, sorbet and frozen yogurt. I probably have Haagen Dazs Wildberry or Vanilla Granola frozen yogurt 5 nights a week. It’s delicious and I [...]

June 12, 2009 × 5 comments

entree, recipe

Orange & Five Spiced Pork Tenderloin

Orange & Five Spiced Pork Tenderloin

A couple of weeks ago, I made this Orange and Garlic Roast Pork Loin. It was scrumptious! There’s just something about fresh orange juice on pork that’s like a match [...]

June 10, 2009 × 13 comments

breakfast, dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Salted Chocolate-Covered Graham Crackers

Salted Chocolate-Covered Graham Crackers

Yep. Salted Chocolate-Covered Graham Crackers. What else is there to say? These are amazing. I mean they’re graham crackers, covered in dark chocolate and sprinkled with flaky sea salt. The [...]

June 4, 2009 × 16 comments

entree, recipe, sides & bites

Confetti Grain Salad

Confetti Grain Salad

I’ve been indulging a little too often recently. Ever since we kicked the summer off, it’s been non-stop on the grill with steaks, burgers, BBQ chicken and ribs. And if [...]

June 2, 2009 × 8 comments