• Farro and Arugula Salad

    Farro and Arugula Salad

      Farro and Arugula Salad Ingredients 1½ cups of cooked farro 1 lb. baby arugula handful of marcona almonds ½ cup, sliced cherry tomatoes ⅓ cup nicoise olives ½ cup…

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  • Chef Sandra’s Chimichurri Sauce

    Chef Sandra’s Chimichurri Sauce

    Chef Sandra's Chimichurri Sauce Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 1-2 cups chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, firmly packed, trimmed of stems 1/2 cup of fresh oregano, chopped 1/4 cup sherry vinegar (can also…

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  • Peach & Orange Conserve

    Peach & Orange Conserve

    Conserves look just like jam and they have the same consistency, except they take it up a notch or two. A Conserve is made with a combination of fruits, including…

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  • Cucumber-Mint Jelly

    Cucumber-Mint Jelly

    So what do I do with Cucumber-Mint Jelly?  How about a glaze on grilled lamb chops.  I had to try this and it was delicious.  Check out the picture.  I know…

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  • Pesto


    Fresh Mint Pesto 2 cups loosely packed fresh mint leaves 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup almonds, toasted 2 garlic cloves 1 tbsp lemon juice…

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  • Spring Pea Soup

    Spring Pea Soup

    Spring officially begins in just days and if you're anything like me, you're ready to trade the rich, heavy foods of winter for lighter, fresher fare. We're in that in-between…

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  • Black Bean & Couscous Salad

    Black Bean & Couscous Salad

    This salad with cumin scented vinaigrette is perfect for summer parties and pairs well with grilled seafood, chicken or beef.  Make it the night before so all the flavors have…

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  • Lemon Chicken Stir-Fry

    Lemon Chicken Stir-Fry

    This lemony chicken stir-fry is easy, quick and delicious.  Use any vegetables you like if you want a little variation! Zest and juice of one lemon 3 tbsp soy sauce…

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  • Spinach, Mushroom & Ricotta Stuffed Shells

    Spinach, Mushroom & Ricotta Stuffed

    You won't miss the meat in this hearty Italian style dish.

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