Roasted Asparagus & Shallots

I believe asparagus taste best when roasted in the oven…today’s recipe roasts them in a cast iron skillet along with thin slices of shallots … a timeless recipe – perfect not only for weeknights but for special occasions as well. The thicker asparagus roast better than the skinny ones – keep that in mind when you’re at the market. Just a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and a dash of salt and fresh ground pepper bring out all the flavor of Springtime Asparagus…

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Vegetarian Chili

Today I’m sharing a Meatless Meal that is so good you will absolutely not miss the meat! This Vegetarian Chili is so hearty and delicious you’ll be craving seconds…With all the fresh produce of summer now is the best time to make this yummy chili…Top it off with a touch of fresh cilantro, some cheddar cheese and a squeeze of lime and push it over the edge to divine! 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