Articles & Recipes

Roasted Summer Fruit (perfect for toddlers)
This recipe works for virtually any fruit and can be served with breakfast, lunch or dinner. Although roasting fruit does demand a wee bit of work, the return is worth it. The caramelization of natural sugars created by roasting is tough to duplicate. Try it once and I promise you’ll do it over and... More »
Buttermilk Lemon Sponge
Here's the perfect summer dessert: creamy yet light, with just a hint of lemon. As it cooks, the egg whites separate into a "sponge" layer, leaving a velvety version of lemon curd on the bottom. Serve this warm, with a mound of fresh berries on the side. Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries -... More »
Green Papaya Salad
Perfect for summer, this sparkling tangle of shredded unripe papaya, juicy tomatoes, shallots and garlic is infused with an incendiary combination of lime juice, palm sugar and chiles. Known by its Laotian name, som tum, this rustic, intensely flavored dish is made from simple ingredients that... More »
Spinach and Tomato Quiche
Although this quiche is somewhat untraditional given the cracker crumb crust, the cream-based filling is easy to prepare and the results are very tasty. Serve this with a tossed green salad for brunch, lunch or a light summer supper. More »
Gluten-Free Peach, Radicchio and Quinoa Salad
The bold colors of this orange, purple and green salad are only outmatched by the dazzling combination of sweet, bitter and fresh. It’s grand summer fare. More »