Tangy Orange Glazed Salmon

This citrusy glaze really brightens up scintillatingly fresh salmon with just a hint of the exotic. Fast, easy, and perfect for any weeknight dinner, but elegant enough to serve to guests at a dinner party…. Keep Reading »

Artichoke Pesto Barley & Chickpeas

None of us want to be slaves to hot kitchens in the summertime, so here is an easy make-ahead meal to have on the ready for when the temperature spikes. It tastes like summer with each flavorful burst and I love the contrasting textures. Decadent,… Keep Reading »

Pink Grapefruit & Herb Chicken

Some of the best new recipes come about by mistake. I meant to make Lemon Herb Chicken for dinner one evening, until I realized the only citrus I had on hand was pink grapefruits, so I gave it a try, and decided it was a… Keep Reading »

Lemon Israeli Couscous with Spring Asparagus

The larger round balls of Israeli couscous give a wonderful contrasting texture and shape to the asparagus, while the tartness of the lemon zest adds just the right zing to this versatile side dish…. Keep Reading »

Green Bean & Corn Salad with Lime-Cumin Vinaigrette

This tangy cold salad is great to make at the beginning of the week in summer, so all you have to do is grill off some meat, fish, or chicken to have a delicious dinner without working up a sweat in the kitchen.
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Salad Marlene

I am so lucky to have friends willing to come spoil me with yummy meals (while I recover from surgery) like this salad by Marlene Stewart… can’t you tell she’s a designer? Look how beautiful! It reminds me of springtime, and all the vivid colors… Keep Reading »

Asian Graffiti Carrot Salad

Crunchy, sweet, savory, and spicy – this refreshing salad goes so well with any Asian inspired burger of grilled dish. I usually serve this as one of the side dishes for my award-winning turkey-Jasmine  burgers.
 

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Pear, Candied Pecan & Gorgonzola on Mixed Greens tossed in a Raspberry Vinaigrette

This is a client favorite winter salad, and is also great with apples in place of the pears, and any white cheese of your choice. My daughter,Tatjana prefers this salad with goats cheese, but I like the sharp bite of the Gorgonzola with the sweetness… Keep Reading »

Lemon Artichoke Pesto Chicken & Barley Salad

None of us want to be slaves to hot kitchens in the summertime, so here is an easy make-ahead meal to have on the ready for when the temperature spikes. It tastes like summer with each flavorful burst and I love the contrasting textures. Decadent,… Keep Reading »

Caramelized Pear, Bacon & Gorgonzola Quiche

We had this exquisite quiche recipe for lunch on Christmas Day, but it is the perfect make ahead dish for New Years brunch (travels well too).
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Lentil & Quinoa Salad

The secret to this salad is to be sure not to overcook the quinoa or lentils – you want them tender enough to eat, but still enough texture to keep them interesting. The cabbage will add a little more crunch, and the sweet and savory… Keep Reading »

Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

Sometimes taking the sour with sweet can be very pleasant, especially when it packs a bite from the mustard too! This tangy, sweet and savory salad dressing is remarkably easy to whip up, and brightens any summer salad…. Keep Reading »