Quick and Easy

Lime Pickled Red Onions

Lime Pickled Red Onions

If you’ve never pickled anything before you are in for a treat with these quick and easy Lime Pickled Red Onions.  It takes no time to prep and they are ready to serve in 30 minutes.  In addition to spicing up salads you will find […]

Homemade Hummus

Homemade Hummus

Amaze your friends with this easy and delish recipe for homemade hummus. I never knew how easy it was to make homemade hummus but if I had known how much better it tastes than any store bought version I would have been making it years […]

Summer Tomato Salad

Summer Tomato Salad

In August and September, when the tomatoes are abundant, we gorge ourselves on this Summer Tomato Salad because we know that the time for eating it at its best is finite. The salad epitomizes the best things of summer – the warmth of the sun, the […]

Pasta, Pesto and Shellfish

Pasta, Pesto and Shellfish

To support the Food For Thought 2017 fundraising campaign for FTD dementia, here is one of Adrienne’s favorite summertime recipes – Pasta, Pesto and Shellfish – from the book Cooking with Adrienne.  Do you know someone who is caring for a dementia patient? Many caregivers […]

Pasta, Pesto and Shellfish

Pasta, Pesto and Shellfish

I love the smell of basil particularly in the middle of winter when I am yearning for the bounty of summer. That’s why I always make a huge batch of pesto in the summer to freeze so that I can make this Pasta, Pesto and […]

Vinegar Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Vinegar Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

This is a quickie version of the Tomate Provençal recipe from Cooking with Adrienne, Volume I.  If you are like me, towards the end of winter you are bored with root vegetables and the bounty of summer is a long way off.  But you can brighten […]

Simple Sea Bass with Sauce Vierge

Simple Sea Bass with Sauce Vierge

We all know we should be eating more fish.  Especially after the holidays most of us are feeling a bit over indulged.  But many people feel that cooking fish can be troublesome: there is the smell, and the bones and the not overcooking it.  And […]


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