Pico De Gallo (Fresh Salsa)

May 17th, 2011
Tomato season is upon us. There’s nothing better than using fresh-from-the-garden (or farmers market) tomatoes for yummy easy recipes like this Pico de Gallo. You can eat ... [read full post]

Sausage & Pasta with Tomatoes, Onion, & Capers

February 10th, 2011
Some friends and I were craving comfort food the other day and I threw this easy recipe together with pantry items on hand. This “sauceless” pasta showcases the flavors of... [read full post]

Breakfast Strata

November 12th, 2010
A strata is a make ahead egg dish that works well for brunch; a wonderful breakfast idea for Thanksgiving or Christmas morning, when you don’t want to be in the kitchen all ... [read full post]

Tomato Basil Soup

November 7th, 2010
This cream soup is rich and flavorful and excellent with grilled cheese sandwiches or garlic crostini. You can make it any season using either fresh or canned tomatoes (see e... [read full post]

Chef’s Pantry Favorites

October 21st, 2010
Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper usually top the chef’s list of essential ingredients, however, there are other important items that one should keep on hand for sim... [read full post]