Tag Archive: summer

Tomato, Cucumber, and Red Onion Salad with Parsley

  Super easy summer salad – reminiscent of something Mediterranean, largely taken from this Epicurious recipe (using parsley instead of mint and using balsamic instead of red wine and not letting the cucumbers sit for… Continue reading

Chicken Avocado Burgers

  My friends and I made our (annual?? I hope!) trip upstate for Memorial Day weekend, and on my friend Adrianne’s and my day to cook we made these genius burgers from Laughing Spatula… Continue reading

Thai Coleslaw with Red Pepper Dressing

Well, it’s officially hot, and I no longer want anything to do with my oven, and I’ve been obsessed with this shredded cabbage salad from the deli down the street from my office.… Continue reading

Cheesy Zucchini Polenta Bites

I love google. I know everyone does, even if they don’t want to, but seriously. Last night I was so tired and I had just picked up some polenta and a zucchini and… Continue reading

Blueberry Pie Parfait

I was with my family this last weekend and my cousins were craving blueberry pie for dessert, but not until the last minute which meant calling all sorts of places trying to find… Continue reading

Sweet Corn Panna Cotta with Blueberry Compote

I always used to confuse panna cotta with panettone – that horrible-looking fruitcake bread that’s always on display in grocery stores around the holidays (is it good? Maybe it’s one of those judging… Continue reading

Shaved Fennel Citrus Salad with Black Cherry Dressing

I got another new toy – a mandolin – which I realized I actually needed if I wanted to make things like the mini cucumber cheesecakes. Too late for those, for the moment,… Continue reading

Elvis French Toast

Several years ago I had a bunch of pre-made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches that didn’t get eaten, so I decided to make them into French toast – with amazing results that inspired… Continue reading

Almond Butter Banana Smoothie

More kefir smoothies! (It’s the only thing I’m reliably making every day) and for anyone not into kefir, you can just use some sort of yogurt and milk-type substitute. Anyway, this one I… Continue reading

Blueberry Coconut Water Popsicles

I bought this cute little popsicle maker last summer because the one I already had made such big popsicles that, especially when I would make ones with avocado or other unusual ingredients, tended… Continue reading