Stuffed Green Peppers

I remember my mother cooking Stuffed Green Peppers from our garden when I was growing up.  I cannot say I was a huge fan of stuffed peppers as a child.  However, now I think they are wonderful.  I think stuffed peppers need a bit of heat and taste contrasts to make them interesting and memorable.  […]

Heirloom Tomato Salad

I think I have mentioned before that I am a true lover of tomatoes and I could eat them every day.  Well, for a tomato lover there is no better time in the year than in the summer when heirloom tomatoes are abundant at the local farmers markets.  The flavor of fresh-off the vine tomatoes […]

Pasta Salad with Artichokes and Tuna

This is the perfect salad for a picnic or dinner on the porch.  If you prefer, you can certainly substitute cold grilled tuna or shrimp for the canned tuna.  This would be the perfect salad to serve with a savory bread and a chilled white wine.  How many ways can you say marvelous!  That is […]

Picadillo Bowl

Hands down, this is one of my husband’s favorite recipes.  As a matter of fact, this was the first meal he cooked for me when we were dating.  His mother received this recipe when he was a child living in Key West, Florida.  Since that day, I think it is safe to say that this […]