Grilled Vegetable Platter

This classic dish is mouth-wateringly delicious! The great thing about it is that you can make it again and again with all different kinds of veggies…one day it could be eggplant & peppers with red onions, another day make it with asparagus and zucchini…you’ve got grilled broccoli or cauliflower mixed with so many different combinations…it’s endless! Sometimes I drizzle a balsamic glaze over the platter and it adds a bit a sweetness. Any way you make it it’s fabulous! Continue reading

Grilled Salad Nicoise

Salad Nicoise

When we were growing up, we had a house boat on the Susquehanna River and our parents loved to entertain on the weekends. Mom was in charge of everyone being well fed and there were always plenty of weekenders to feed. One of my favorite dishes she made for the beautiful summer days on the river was her Salad Nicoise. I would call this a French version of an antipasto. I loved my mother’s 1980’s version of this classic salad, but I must admit I gave it a 2015 twist. Here grilled vegetables take on a whole new dimension. This is my version of her Salad Nicoise.   Continue reading