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

Fried Green Tomatoes With Pink Peppercorn Pickled Onions

Fried Green Tomatoes With Pink Peppercorn Pickled Onions
Summer is over…all that’s left in the garden are the Brussels Sprouts which we don’t pick until after the first frost. I have tons of red onions in cold storage and a few straggling green tomatoes. So to grasp what I can at the threads of summer I made fried green tomatoes with Pink Peppercorn Pickled Onions!!! Just a note, the pickled onions can’t be made on the same day. Make at least two to three days in advance…  Continue reading

Fresh Corn Salad With Avocado & Herb Dressing

Fresh Corn Salad With Avocado & Herb Dressing 3
It’s always sweet corn season in my house! It’s the only time of year I eat corn, so to elongate the season I buy lots of it, shuck it and freeze it until it’s all eaten! I tend to make too much every time I cook it so I can dress it up the next day or make a great soup. Well today I made a fresh and refreshing corn salad. It is not only appealing to the eye, it tastes great too… Continue reading

Tavern Ham & Avocado Panini

Tavern Ham & Avocado Panini

Instead of a plain old ham and cheese sandwich for lunch how about jazzing it up a little bit! For this splendid sandwich I’ve combined the classic ham and cheese with creamy avocado slices and the sharp bite of freshly sliced red onion…pressed between hearty ciabatta slices and slathered with a luscious peachy-vanilla mayo…then pressed to heavenly perfection…you’ll never go back to just ham & cheese again! Continue reading