Salade Nicoise with Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette

Growing up, we didn’t have a lot of salad.  We lived out in farm country where there was definitely an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables in the summer, and we would take full advantage of those.  And by full advantage, I mean we would buy tons from road-side stands and farmers (or sometimes even […]

Sorbet

For Christmas this year, I had a long list of cookbooks on my wish list.  And my sister made sure that at least one of my wishes would come true.  She got me The Perfect Scoop by David Lebovitz.  This cookbook is an ice cream fanatic’s dream.  It is filled with all sorts of ice […]

Teriyaki Chicken

I seem to pick the worst possible days to go out an barbecue.  Last week, I thought I would head out, despite the fact that it was approaching 0C (again!) and it started to rain while I was cooking the burgers.  I left the barbecue cover on the patch of snow that just would not […]

Harvest Salad

Every fall, I start running again.  There’s something about the cool, fresh air and the thought of having eaten too much at Thanksgiving and the possibility of eating too much at Christmas that makes me want to jump right back into it.  And this year, especially.  What with breaking my arm in June and going […]