Best Strawberry Margarita Recipe Ever

August 10, 2012.   Categories Cocktails, Featured, Summer.

Best Strawberry Margarita Recipe Ever

This margarita is ridiculously delicious. It is possibly the best strawberry margarita recipe ever. Seriously. I posted it earlier this week on Babble. It takes some time but the rewards are worth the effort. Nothing tastes more like summer than the fruity and tart flavor combination of strawberries and rhubarb. If you love those flavors too then this marg is for you! I received this recipe in an email this spring from our local culinary school...

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Mom’s Asian Slaw

April 29, 2012.   Categories Party Food, Peggy's Favorites, Salads, Summer, Vegetarian.

Mom’s Asian Slaw

My mom was one of the best cooks I’ve encountered. She had a knack for adding a splash of freshness and elegance to every dish she created. And she really loved cooking for friends and throwing parties. So much so that dinners when I was growing up usually consisted of her experiments with party food and appetizers. Capturing her culinary creations was one of the reasons I started a food blog years ago. It was a way to encourage her to...

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Heirloom Tomato Salad with Bocconcini and Basil

June 22, 2011.   Categories Appetizers, Chef Viviane Banquet Farre, Favorites, Salads, Seasonal Vegetables, Summer, Vegetarian.

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Bocconcini and Basil

“Perfectly vine-ripened seasonal sweet tomatoes with melt-in your mouth mozzarella and a spicy olive oil command the attention of your taste buds.” This is how Chef Viviane Bauquet Farre describes one of her favorite seasonal salads she makes at least once a week when tomatoes are ripe and in season. Fresh, simple and healthy… this salad will become one of your summer favorites too. Be sure to visit Viviane’s website...

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Roasted Asparagus Salad with Valencia Oranges and Ginger-Citrus Vinaigrette

June 8, 2011.   Categories Chef Viviane Banquet Farre, Featured, Light / Healthy, Seasonal Vegetables, Summer, Vegetarian.

Roasted Asparagus Salad with Valencia Oranges and Ginger-Citrus Vinaigrette

  Who doesn’t love asparagus this time of year? It’s one of my favorite vegetables and I love it prepared just about every way possible. However, roasting it is probably my favorite. It enhances the flavor and leaves just a little bit of that fresh, firm crunch. Chef Viviane Bauquet Farre takes the simple roasted asparagus and pairs it with a wonderful vinaigrette and Valencia oranges. I think I have a new favorite way to...

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Easy Pan Fried Trout with Summer Vegetables

July 26, 2010.   Categories Dinners on the Go!, From www.goodbite.com, Gluten Free Recipes, Light / Healthy, Seafood, Summer.

Easy Pan Fried Trout with Summer Vegetables

This is such an easy pan fried trout recipe and is wonderful on a summer night. It doesn’t take long to prepare but will appear like you spent a lot of time on it. When I have friends over for dinner on a busy weeknight, I prepare this and usually get a lot of “ooh’s” because it’s so colorful and fresh-looking. This is one of my go-to dishes when I want to make something special but don’t have a lot of...

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Prawn and Scallop Ceviche with Heirloom Tomatoes

October 5, 2009.   Categories Appetizers, Chef David Wells, Contributing Chefs, Gluten Free Recipes, Light / Healthy, Salads, Seafood, Summer.

Prawn and Scallop Ceviche with Heirloom Tomatoes

Prawn and Scallop Ceviche with Heirloom Tomatoes Recipe and Photo by Chef David Wells – Grandma Dave www.grandmadave.com When I am looking for fresh and delicious recipes that focus on health and nutrition as well as culinary wonderment, I turn to Chef David Wells or Grandma Dave.  I’ve known Dave more than twenty years and have enjoyed every moment of our friendship.  During those years, I’ve watched...

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