Late Harvest Potato Salad with Kale and Tomatoes

Serves 4.  Prep: 15 min.  Cook: 20 min. This delicious dish offers a memory of summer and a hint of fall pairing tomatoes, kale and potatoes.  Serve at room temperature as a main course or alongside fish or garbanzo beans. INGREDIENTS: 1 pound new crop potatoes, red or Yukon Gold, cut into ½ inch dice […]

Ratatouille

Serve Ratatouille with crusty loaves of bread on its own, or over rice, pasta, fish, or chicken. INGREDIENTS: ¼ cup olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 4-6 cloves of fresh garlic, minced 1 bay leaf 2 medium size eggplant, cubed ¼ cup dry red wine ¼ cup tomato paste stirred into 1 cup water ¼ […]

Beets and Kale in a Lively Lime Dressing

Serves 6 as a side dish.  Prep: 20 min.  Cook: 30 min. Both the colors and flavors of this vegetable side dish are festive; a perfect accompaniment to any main course! INGREDIENTS: 4 large or 6 medium size beets 1 bunch kale, any variety Zest from one lime 1-2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 […]

Grilled Corn and Tomato Salad

Serves 4 (as a side )  Prep: 30 min.  Cook: 12  (grilled)  4 (boiled) The colors and flavors in this lovely salad celebrate the end of summer season.  It is easy to make and a great accompaniment to grilled fish or chicken. INGREDIENTS: 4 ears of fresh corn, silks removed, husks on and soaked in […]

Quinoa Salad with Tomatoes, Corn, Mint, Basil, and Scallions

Serves 4. Prep:  30-40 min. Cook: Quinoa takes about 20 min to cook This is an ideal picnic salad celebrating the bright, peak of the summer season flavors. It is colorful, aromatic and delicious! INGREDIENTS: 3 cups cooked and cooled quinoa 1 bunch scallions cut on an angle or 1/4 cup diced sweet onion 1 […]

Corn Chowder

Serves 4, Prep: 30 min.  Cook: 45 min. The time required to make this delicious chowder is well worth the effort!  Make it for a special occasion like celebrating the first sweet corn of the season! INGREDIENTS: 5 ears fresh corn 1 medium onion 8 basil leaves on stalks 1 bay leaf 4 cups water […]