Build You Own Burger

  There was another post about burgers earlier this week, but I wanted to share a slightly different way of presenting or serving burgers in this post. ¬†My delicious burger sliders served as the inspiration for making this meal for my family this summer. ¬†Rather than assemble the burgers ahead though, I wanted to create … Continue reading

Building a Summer Salad

    It’s hardly summer anymore, and I’m gearing up for baking the pumpkin pies and apple dishes that are so perfect in the fall, but I’m posting a few last recipes from summer. ¬†I wanted to share the beautiful pictures and ingredients before we say goodbye to summer’s bounty and tuck in for the … Continue reading

New Food Discovery: Avocado Tempura at Ten

I may have a new favorite food thanks to Ten Sushi. ¬†Mayonnaise was my first food crush, but now I’m head-over-heels for avocado tempura. ¬†I recently visited Ten Sushi on the downtown mall with my Dad, a fellow seafood lover, for dinner, and I must report that it was fantastic. ¬†It’s one of the two … Continue reading

Easter Brunch

This post is about Easter brunch, an iconic meal, and about what you can do with the leftovers. ¬†My mom made her famous frittata with bacon, potato, and¬†Gouda¬†cheese. We had a bright and beautiful fruit salad along side. I was the lucky one who got the frittata leftovers which made for quick, protein-rich meals when … Continue reading

Perfect Summer Salad

When there are ripe avocados at the store and when farmers’ markets feature heirloom tomatoes, it’s ripe time to try this salad. ¬†It’s so simple and easy, but it’s simply divine when the ingredients are fresh and in season. ¬†I’ll admit, I still make it during the winter with imported tomatoes because I can’t resist, … Continue reading