Strawberry Rhubarb Vanilla Compote

Strawberry Rhubarb Vanilla Compote

Looking for that all purpose fruity, sweet and a little tart topping? Strawberry Rhubarb Compote is your answer breakfast, dessert and secret cocktail ingredient answer.  I have a sneaking suspicion I’m running a little late in the game with this recipe today....
Spicy Thai Chili Tuna Summer Roll

Spicy Thai Chili Tuna Summer Roll

Filled with fresh vegetables, avocado, herbs and spicy seasoned tuna this Spicy Thai Chili Tuna Summer Roll makes a great on the go lunch for picnics and beach days all summer long.  I’ve recently fallen into a weird habit now that I’m working from home...
Lobster Rolls with Lemon Herb Butter

Lobster Rolls with Lemon Herb Butter

Once you try warm Lobster Rolls with Lemon Herb Butter, you’ll never go back to the New England version again.  Packed full of sweet lobster, fresh herbs, lemon zest and butter this roll is what summer is about.    Summertime cooking is all about two things for...
Cardamom Fig Ice Cream

Cardamom Fig Ice Cream

It’s ice cream season kids, let’s have fun with our flavors and change up the norm with the subtle and delicious Cardamom Fig Ice Cream.   The official first day of summer is still a week away but the weather has turned hot and I’m deeming it ice...
Rhubarb Ricotta Almond Cake

Rhubarb Ricotta Almond Cake

Rhubarb season only comes around once a year.  Enjoy the most of it with this lightly sweetened almond scented Rhubarb Ricotta Almond Cake. After our Italy trip last year I was obsessed with eating all Italian foods.  You’d think I would be sick of it all but I...
Cantaloupe Tequila Spritzer

Cantaloupe Tequila Spritzer

Hot days call for cooling drinks.  Sip on this Cantaloupe Tequila Spritzer all summer long.  I have apologies to offer up.  I totally skipped out on Friday Happy Hour last week but I have a legitimate excuse, I promise.  While everyone was out and about enjoying their...
Green Goddess Potato Salad

Green Goddess Potato Salad

Your summer staple potato salad gets a makeover with a lightened up version of green goddess dressing.  No summer picnic will be complete without Green Goddess Potato Salad on the table!  Hello June? Are you there? It’s me, warm sunny weather checking in, you...
Brownie Funfetti Ice Cream Cake

Brownie Funfetti Ice Cream Cake

For any celebration this summer, add some sprinkles, chocolate and a lot of ice cream with Brownie Funfetti Ice Cream Cake.  Four years ago today I hit publish on my first blog post.  It was absolutely horrible and done on a whim after talking about starting a food...
Lemon Drop Meringue Cheesecake

Lemon Drop Meringue Cheesecake

Lemon drop martini meet lemon meringue pie in this fun mashup of flavors of Lemon Drop Meringue Cheesecake.  Perfect for summer entertaining!  Now that we’ve entered the “summer” season, I’ve suddenly had a desire to entertain. I don’t...
Blueberry Mint Sangria

Blueberry Mint Sangria

Sit back and relax with a group of friends over the weekend and a pitcher of Blueberry Mint Sangria.  It tastes like combination blueberries mojitos and white wine spritzers.  Can someone please explain to me how this weekend is Memorial Day?  Seriously, how did we...
Avocado, Egg and Cucumber Hummus Toast

Avocado, Egg and Cucumber Hummus Toast

Start your day with a power packed breakfast of Avocado, Egg and Cucumber Hummus Toast.  This may come as a huge shock to you but at one point in my life I did not like hummus. I know but hear my reasonings out.  Hummus = chickpeas = beans = gross, I won’t touch...