Stone Fruit Salad with Plum and Blood Orange Dressing with Grilled Protein

Stone Fruit Salad with Plum and Blood Orange Dressing with Grilled Protein

Add the Protein of your choice and get the full depth of the stone fruit (peaches, apricots, plums, etc.) pushed forward by the citrus tang of the Blood Orange. (Protein possibilities: Salmon, Ahi, Chicken, Tofu… it’s YOUR choice!).

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Plum and Blood Orange Grilled Chicken

Plum and Blood Orange Grilled Chicken

Putting citrus with other fruits tends to bring both flavors forward. This combination doesn’t disappoint. 

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Asian Fusion Slaw

Asian Fusion Slaw

This crunchy slaw combines flavors of Thailand, China, and Japan. It is a perfect accompaniment to fried chicken thigh sandwiches, fruit salad, pulled pork, or any summer picnic fare. Amounts are easily adjustable for larger groups.

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Thai Chilled Melon Soup

Thai Chilled Melon Soup

This cold melon and avocado soup has a bright, fresh flavor is perfect for hot summer meals

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Thai Spiced Coconut Rice Timbales

Thai Spiced Coconut Rice Timbales

These little rice rounds are fun for an elegant, yet portable side dish made for sharing at a party or any weeknight dinner. They are delicious both hot or cold and reheat well for a convenient make-ahead dish.

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Thai Seasoned Peanut Sauce

Thai Seasoned Peanut Sauce

Classic peanut sauce has many uses.  Some ideas include, tossing with rice noodles and vegetables, served alongside cold spring rolls, thinned out with extra tamari for drizzling on dumplings, or roll with tofu into lettuce wraps. Whatever sounds good to you!

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Garlic and Raspberry Bacon and Vegetable Frittata

Garlic and Raspberry Bacon and Vegetable Frittata

Frittata is a versatile egg dish that can be served hot or cold, for breakfast or lunch, on a Sunday, holiday, or any day. You can use most any vegetables you have on hand, leftover potatoes, bacon or sausage, cheddar cheese, monterey jack, etc., the possibilities are endless.

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Summer Panzanella

Summer Panzanella

Panzanella is an Italian picnic dish most often garnished with juicy red tomatoes and basil. Here, we have made a variation with sweet strawberries, mint, and a garlic raspberry vinaigrette.

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Baked Ricotta Cheese with Tuscan Herbs

Baked Ricotta Cheese with Tuscan Herbs

A warm and creamy cheese wheel with a perfect blend of salty herbaceousness for festive summer occasions.

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Garlic and Raspberry Roasted Carrots and Marinated Kale

Garlic and Raspberry Roasted Carrots and Marinated Kale

In our continued effort to eat a healthy diet full of superfoods, this room temperature side dish is a perfect accompaniment for grilled chicken, shrimp skewers, or any number of outdoor party foods. It travels well and can be made a day ahead.

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Lime and Elderberry Chicken Agrodolce

Lime and Elderberry Chicken Agrodolce

Agrodolce is the Italian version of sweet and sour sauce. It is a multi-purpose condiment and turns up regularly on fish, chicken, cheese plates, and charcuterie boards.

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Lime and Elderberry Tuna Salad

Lime and Elderberry Tuna Salad

A zesty way to create a healthy spring lunch out of simple tuna. Double your Omega-3 & 6 by using our olive oil instead of mayo! 

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Lime and Elderberry Pistacio Pesto

Lime and Elderberry Pistacio Pesto

A pesto without basil and instead Oregano, and is very versatile with a unique, tangy and herbaceous flavor.

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Lime and Elderberry Pudding with Toasted Coconut

Lime and Elderberry Pudding with Toasted Coconut

Perfect for a decadent dessert! Tangy, yet sweet with a tropical flair. Whisk up this pudding and let it whisk you away to dreams of a beach vacation.

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Vanilla and Rosé Pork Souvlaki

Vanilla and Rosé Pork Souvlaki

Souvlaki is a popular Greek snack consisting of different meats or vegetables grilled on a skewer. These tasty bites can serve as hearty appetizers, eaten either hot or cold. Don’t forget the pita bread!

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Walnut, Raisin, Vanilla and Rosé Bread Pudding

Walnut, Raisin, Vanilla and Rosé Bread Pudding

This bread pudding is a warm and comforting dish on chilly spring nights or a delicious addition to a Sunday brunch. It’s fun to add cranberries or chocolate chips too, for extra decadence.

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Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts with a Vanilla, Rosé, Greek Seasoning

Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts with a Vanilla, Rosé, Greek Seasoning

These two flavors marry perfectly in this dish with delicious results!  Feel free to add more veggies like broccoli or a handful of spinach. I like extra cracked black pepper as well. 

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Smoky Pulled Pork

Smoky Pulled Pork

This pulled pork is a little different than the BBQ style and has multiple uses. We made street tacos with some of it (corn tortillas, cabbage, salsa) and the rest into a large pot of black bean chili (as shown).

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Mole Poblano Sauce with Applewood Smoked Olive Oil and Cinnamon Pear Balsamic Vinegar

Mole Poblano Sauce with Applewood Smoked Olive Oil and Cinnamon Pear Balsamic Vinegar

There are as many mole sauce recipes as households and restaurants that make it. This ancient Mexican sauce can range in spiciness, smokiness, texture, and amount of chocolate used.

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Butter Beans with Applewood Smoked Olive Oil and Cinnamon Pear Balsamic Vinegar

Butter Beans with Applewood Smoked Olive Oil and Cinnamon Pear Balsamic Vinegar

Sometimes, we don’t have access to smoked ham hocks widely used in Southern butter bean recipes. Here is a simple way to get that delicious smoky flavor!

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Smoky Grilling Marinade

Smoky Grilling Marinade

This marinade for all things grilling is the perfect addition to any kitchen! Smoky oil meets sweet apricot vinegar, espresso dry rub is off the charts!

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Steak Salad with Basil-Strawberry Vinaigrette

Steak Salad with Basil-Strawberry Vinaigrette

In the deep of winter we can still enjoy the luscious summer flavors of basil and strawberry with this simple, yet hearty steak and arugula salad.

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Strawberry-Basil Beet Soup

Strawberry-Basil Beet Soup

This is a cozy winter soup with summer flavors. Very rich in antioxidants, beets are a versatile root vegetable. Use your favorite roasted beet recipe or see below for the one we use.

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Salted Strawberry Balsamic Brownies with Basil-Smoked Lapsang Tea Cream

Salted Strawberry Balsamic Brownies with Basil-Smoked Lapsang Tea Cream

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