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 […]

Basic Quesadillas

Serves 2 to 4.  Prep: 10 min.  Cook: 10 min. This is a meal solution for any time of day.  Add beans and a salad to make an easy dinner, or scrambled eggs for a delicious breakfast. FILLING IDEAS: Finely diced jalapeños Chopped cilantro Chopped fresh tomatoes Chopped scallions Sautéed onions and green peppers Roasted […]

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 […]

Cantaloupe & Sun Gold Tomato Gazpacho

Serves 6-8, Prep: 20 min.  Chilling: 1 hour This refreshing take on an old favorite is pure summer sun in a bowl! Serve chilled with a sliced baguette. INGREDIENTS: 6 cups chopped cantaloupe1 pint Sun Gold tomatoes2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons lemon juice¾ teaspoon sea salt½ – 1 cup sparkling […]