If there’s any reason to turn your oven on this summer, it’s to bake gorgeous summer fruits into show-stopping desserts. Buttery, flaky and crispy, there is nothing better than a crumble or galette fresh from the oven and dripping with sweet fruit juices.
“Apricots and cherries are two stone fruits that have great affinity for each other and for almonds. Even less than perfect apricots will do here, as they will sweeten and their flavor will deepen as they bake.”
Grilled racks of lamb, frenched, with a supremely tasty whole-grain mustard and apricot glaze from the folks at Cline Cellars in Sonoma.
“There are hundreds of kinds of cherry tomatoes, wonderful for muddling and pickling, but equally great for their firm and delicate texture. Just the stems alone are a work of art. They also make for an opening sensation. They are the perfect bite-size treat, with lots of flavor and juice.” – Cocktail Chef Matthew Biancaniello
Every four years the best of the best compete on behalf of their countries and for our hearts during the Summer Olympic games. London is already proving to be quite the locale! I’m looking forward to tuning in, beginning Friday, July 27th…mark your calendars!!
All month long I’m challenging you to love on your heart in honor of Heart Month. The American Heart Association hooked me up with some great recipes that are designed to help you do just that. Quick, easy and most importantly, healthy options for dinnertime…or anytime!
If you’re looking for a heart healthy dish, you’ve come to right place with this delicious salad. This crunchy combination of spring greens, baby spinach, red cabbage, and snow peas is powered up with salmon and topped with a sweet apricot-ginger vinaigrette. Method: In a food processor or blender, process the vinaigrette ingredients until smooth. […]
Fredericksburg peaches. Nothing says ‘summer’ quite like those two words. This light and flaky recipe from the Fig Tree uses fresh Fredericksburg peaches…in a fabulous way. It’s easy to make too! Enjoy! For the pastry shells: Cut puff pastry into 8 pieces. Roll out each piece 1/8” thick and line 8 no-stick tart pans. Remove […]