Archive For June, 2011

Peaches with Ginger Marscapone

By admin | June 21, 2011

Nana, Kidlet and Babyzilla went peach picking with me and we came back with a ridiculous booty of sweet Georgia peaches. What I didn’t know about peaches is that even if they’re hard when you pick them, by day 2-3 they will have softened up. These peaches were beautiful and picture perfect when we picked [...]

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Leftover Makeover: Pasta with Corn, Basil & Mozzarella

By admin | June 21, 2011

Based on the last few recipes I’ve whipped up I ended up with an abundance of fresh corn and basil, some spinach tortellini, some mozzarella, and a half a bottle of low sodium V8 juice (of all things).  Well turns out if you throw it all together it makes a might fine summer supper.  Quick [...]

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Pesto Toretllini a la Caprese

By admin | June 21, 2011

Ok that sounds really fancy, but this is a super simple dish which resulted from me simultaneously craving pesto tortellini (my favorite pasta shape) and a caprese salad with fresh mozzarella.  Turns out if you throw it all together it’s doubly delish.  Here I’m serving it cold, as a salad, but it works perfectly well [...]

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Black Bean & Raw Corn Salad

By admin | June 21, 2011

After graduating from college I took a road trip, following my Grandma, to Buffalo NY where I was to start my first “real job.”  Along the way we stopped to visit my Aunt & Uncle in Ohio.  Somewhere amidst MILES and MILES of corn, we stopped at a roadside farmstand and bought corn for a [...]

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Cantaloupe Edamame Salad

By admin | June 21, 2011

Originally I was going to use cucumbers for this salad, but there were none in stock, surprisingly.  So I thought what else is juicy with a nice bite, and for some reason cantaloupe popped into my mind and it works really well because it brings sweetness to the salad. 1 Cantaloupe, peeled, seeded and sliced [...]

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