Creamy Corn & Asparagus Soup

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When the corn in season is about to be no more…I buy a few dozen, cut the corn off the cob then freeze the corn to be used in the fall and winter. So when I make this rich and creamy soup the corn is about as fresh as it gets this late in the season. And what I love about soups like this is they get better every day…You taste the sweet corn on the front of your bite and the asparagus at the end.  Continue reading

Grilled Asparagus, Peach & Blackberry Salad

Grilled Asparagus, Peach & Blackberry Salad

Summer is winding down and school is upon us – but the heat outside is still sizzling…just like this salad! A healthy fare of grilled asparagus combined with the sweet & savory flavors of grilled peaches and blackberries. Drizzled with a delightful Maple Vinaigrette and topped off with tart crystalized ginger, hearty Brazil nuts and ricotta salata….It’s so incredible that I wish I’d created this salad at the beginning of summer! Then I’d have been able to enjoy it all summer long… Continue reading

Roasted Asparagus Autumn Salad

Roasted Asparagus Autumn Salad
Roasted Asparagus Autumn Salad

I love autumn. I love the cool weather and the changing colors of the leaves. Our fresh summer salads recipes are put on the back burner until next summer and we crave the warm seasonal flavors of Fall. Roasted vegetables, dried fruits and nuts. In this salad I’ve combined some of the flavors of the autumn season… Continue reading

Catering Event: What else is on the Menu?

Save the Date Catering Event
Save the Date Catering Event

At our recent ‘Save the Date’ Catering Event, Heidi and I served delicious Prosciutto wrapped Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan Cheese drizzled with Balsamic Reduction. These asparagus are the perfect accompaniment for any get-together. They’re super easy to make but are so beautiful and delicious that they are almost always the first to disappear! Another addition was Classic Deviled Eggs… Continue reading

Parmesan Chicken & Pancetta with a Lemon Onion Cream Sauce and Lemon Asparagus

Chicken with onion sauce

Tonight’s dinner is a slight variation of one of Linda and my childhood dinners, with a few ingredient changes. I know Linda remembers my mother’s broccoli wrapped with ham and Swiss cheese served with an onion sauce. Back then it was not one of my favorites. Well this version is right up my ally. How about you Linda?   Continue reading

Roasted Beef Tenderloin, Garlic-Buttered Mashed Potatoes & Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

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HAPPY EASTER!!

Hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful Easter Sunday! Sun and a light breeze fill the skies…a perfect day for celebrating Jesus’ Resurrection with family and friends…At our home we celebrated with a simple but delicious meal of Roasted Beef Tenderloin, Garlic-Buttered Mashed Potatoes and Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus Bundles. We followed the meal with an incredible dessert – Tres Leches Cake (another post). Many blessings to all…Enjoy! Continue reading