Salmon and Crab Macaroni Salad

So what do you do when you have a piece of leftover salmon and a bit of leftover spring vegetable stir fry? Not enough for a meal on it’s own but as a recreated dish it’s just perfect when combined with pantry staples, fresh herbs and vegetables! My Salmon and Crab Macaroni Salad is my […]

Tonkatsu over Maifun with Green Beans and Shiitake

Tonkatsu is a super thin pork cutlet, coated with panko and Japanese spices. This recipe can be adapted to chicken or turkey cutlets as a substitute for pork. I use heritage pork raised on our local CSA farm. The pork is pounded thin, dipped in egg and coated with seasoned panko for a super delicious entrée served […]

Cod, Clams and Calamari

A saffron infused tomato seafood broth full of cod fish, clams or mussels and calamari served over linguine! It just doesn’t get any better than this! This simple seafood dish is so simple to prepare, full of flavor and nutrition and is so satisfying! 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 4-5 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced […]

Tuna Pasta Salad with Fatoush Dressing

This is a simple tuna pasta salad with Mediterranean flare, enormous flavor and nutrition! Perfect to celebrate the coming of Spring, the Vernal Equinox and warmer days to come!     8 oz medium pasta shells, cooked al dente 3 cans olive oil packed tuna, drained 1 bag frozen organic peas 1 cup chopped organic celery 2-3 […]

Chestnut Beans and Wild Mushroom Soup- Winter Pasta Fazul

A nutrient filled earthy vegetarian soup loaded with protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals and fabulous flavor! Chestnut beans, also known as Christmas limas, have creamy but firm texture and produce a flavorful broth when cooked with olive oil and aromatic vegetables. Add some short pasta and a package of dried wild mushrooms and the result is a healthy, […]

Minted Israeli Couscous

Minted Israeli Couscous This versatile dish can be used as a side dish, a salad or a stand alone vegetarian meal! Loaded with nutritious artichokes, onions, sweet peppers, parsley, tomatoes and olives, this bright dish is packed with vitamins and minerals; keeping with my theme that nutritious food can be a gourmet delight to both […]

Red and Golden Beet Fettuccine

Beets are just so good for you!! A healthy vegetable that cleans the liver, detoxes the body, builds the blood and lowers blood pressure! With all the winter comfort food flying around the food circles this month,especially italian offerings, let’s try a dish that not only comforts the soul but heals the body! Roasted beet roots and chopped […]

Pasta con Sarde-A Traditional Christmas Eve Pasta!!!

Bucatini with Sardines & Fennel This is my version of a traditional Sicilian pasta dish eaten on special occasions such as Christmas Eve! Bucatini, linguine or fettuccine are all fabulous choices for this dish! The addition of saffron, pine nuts and raisins speaks of the regions rich ethnic history! You will really enjoy this sweet, salty,spicy mix […]

Saffron Seafood Stew

Saffron Seafood Stew   This is a delightful seafood dish laden with and inspired by the flavors of the Basque region of Spain! Saffron, the predominate spice in the dish, infuses the broth with an incredible softness; potato mellows the acidity of tomato based broth, and the medley of seafood with an abundance of mussels rounds out […]

Linguine with Pesto Shrimp

Linguine with Pesto Shrimp What a surprise Geoff and I had when our friend, neighbor and new owner of our beloved Seacoast Resort, Teresa, arrived at our door with her homemade pesto in hand! We knew we were in for a treat and she wowed us with a scrumptious pasta dish she whipped together with […]

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