If ever there was a summer comfort food, ratatouille has got to be it. It is one dish I eagerly look forward to making every summer when our garden goes into high gear. Ratatouille typically contains eggplant, bell peppers, zucchini, tomatoes and herbs, which are all abundant now.
When the weather heats up, it’s sometimes difficult to even think about cooking. These seafood kabobs, paired with a lively citrus and herb vinaigrette, are elegant yet fast enough for a fuss-free summertime dinner. Sea scallops are a highly sustainable seafood option.
Here are some of the custom-prepared items clients are enjoying from the past week. My service is entirely “client-driven,” including the menu-planning process.
Here’s a special summer-night meal that can be prepped ahead and baked while you and your dinner partner enjoy a glass of sparkling Prosecco.
Caprese salad is a quintessential salad of summer with fresh mozzarella, vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh basil, salt, freshly cracked black pepper and drizzled with a good extra-virgin olive oil.
What do you get when you combine the four flavor elements of Thai cuisine (spicy, sour, sweet and salty) with grilled steak, crisp greens and crunchy vegetables?
You get a Thai-inspired main-course salad that’s perfect for a summer night.