Remember a little while back when I was rhapsodizing about my new favorite tuna recipe, the tuna poke? I guess it was only a matter of time before it dawned on me – sushi lover that I am – that after tuna sushi, my next favorite sushi is salmon, and so if I love tuna poke it was a pretty safe bet that I was going to love salmon poke just as much. This bowl is packed with all kinds of healthy goodness and requires absolutely zero cooking! Ready to hear more about poke in general and this salmon poke bowl recipe in particular? Let’s make it!
Scallops are the Southern husband’s favorite, and lemon is the Southern husband’s favorite. Butter and cheese are two of my favorites, so I knew if I put all of these things together in one light and lovely recipe for scallops in lemon butter sauce, I pretty much couldn’t go wrong. And bonus points – this recipe takes about 15 minutes tops from walking into your kitchen to sitting down at your table (I love it when that happens!). Ready for dinner party deliciousness that is quick enough for a Monday school night? Let’s make it!
How many of you out there own the SILVER PALATE COOKBOOK? (Raises hand.) How many of you have a version that is splattered and dog-eared and slightly falling apart because you have used it so much? (Raises hand.) If you have this book and it doesn’t look like it has been through the wars, well then, you are missing out, because this book (along with its brethren, the SILVER PALATE GOOD TIMES COOKBOOK and SILVER PALATE NEW BASICS) are packed with some of the best, most creative recipes you will find anywhere. Including one of my faves, Mediterranean chicken salad, which I’ve made my own version of about one million times. Ready to shake up your summer chicken salad? Let’s make it!
I named this particular omelet recipe the farmer’s market omelet because it uses three of my very favorite kinds of local summer produce: sweet corn, cheery cherry tomatoes, and aromatic basil. The omelet itself is filled with creamy cheddar cheese, and the savory cheese mixed with the sweet veggies…well, let’s just say that when you find yourself at your local farmer’s market, please think farmer’s market omelet. Let’s make it!
The Southern husband likes nothing more than a good steak dinner (okay, maybe he likes shrimp and grits more, but that’s it!) and while I am always wanting to give him his heart’s desire, a steak and potato supper in the middle of the summer can be a little heavy. Give me a luscious steak with blue cheese and mashed potatoes on the side any day in February, but here in early August I am all about the salads. So proving that you can have your cake (or in this case steak!) and eat it too…may I present this recipe for easy steak and potato salad! Let’s make it!
This cheery looking dish of shrimp and pineapple kebabs with lime vinaigrette is not only fun and easy to make, it is the perfect summery first course. Or, if you are me and the Southern husband and have just eaten your way through the entire southern portion of Vermont, it makes a light and low-calorie supper. Plus there is the pure fun of eating anything on a skewer! Ready to take your shrimp to the tropics? Let’s make it!