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Watermelon and Feta Stacks

Watermelon and Feta Stacks

Watermelon and feta salads are a personal favorite, and I enjoy making a less-formal version of this and including some additional savory elements.  The sweet/salty combo is outstanding.  This is a “composed” version that just requires a round biscuit or cookie cutter to make the stacks.  I added a little heat with one of my […]

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Grilled Caprese Tomatoes

Vegetarian Grilling Series: Grilled Caprese Tomatoes

If you are grilling for Independence Day weekend, this is a really simple and delicious vegetarian dish that also would work well as an appetizer for omnivorous crowds.  They are pretty, fresh tasting, and a bit messy, all of which adds up to a great holiday barbecue meal.  I recommend grilling up some garlic-rubbed bread […]

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A Picnic from My Mother’s Pantry

I am planning a gourmet picnic with family this weekend, so today I started on a few packable goodies using some of the amazing stuff my mother has preserved (as well as, you guessed it–more tomatoes!).  I always feel a little giddy with the sheer quantity of great ingredients I have on hand when I […]

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