Simple yet stunning, this tomato galette turns juicy, ripe tomatoes into a satisfying, delicious meal. Gouda and smoked mozzarella provide a rich, slightly smoky backdrop to the bright tomato flavor.
With bacon and cheese tucked in the center, this savory noodle cake tastes delicious topped with fresh summer tomatoes. This simple, flavorful recipe is easy to prepare. It’s a great way to use up leftover spaghetti, too!
Ironically, a vegetarian cookbook provided the inspiration for this cheesy bacon noodle cake recipe. I must have been thinking of my vegetarian friends who make an exception for bacon when I set out to prepare it. Somehow I found myself compelled to crumble leftover bacon and layer it with mozzarella in the center of the basic, unfilled noodle cake.
Oh, thank you, contrary vegetarians!
There’s just something about bacon that transforms a simple recipe into something extraordinary, and this noodle cake is no exception. Ever since I first made it years ago, it’s been one of the most requested meals at our house….
With minimal prep required, this blackberry crisp makes summer baking a breeze. Its sweet berry flavor and hint-of-spice oatmeal-streusel topping taste amazing oven-warm with rich vanilla ice cream.
While I was growing up, summer always meant feasting on freshly picked blackberries. Scratches from the deadly thorns perpetually lined my arms and deep purple stains covered my fingers and mouth….
A departure from traditional basil pesto, this arugula-basil pesto blends spicy arugula, sweet basil, and fresh mint to create a unique summer recipe. Pine nuts, slivered almonds, garlic, and capers round out the flavors in this easy, versatile sauce.
Soft and tender, these homemade hot dog buns are perfect for summer grilling. After trying a hot dog on a freshly baked bun, you’ll never go back to store bought.
I‘ve been anticipating summer ever since last fall. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not wishing away all the other seasons with their various traditions and weather patterns; I just feel happiest when the sun shines all day long and into the evening….
Dress up strawberries, peaches, or blueberries with Honey-Chamomile Whipped Cream. With a delicately sweet herbal flavor, this easy-to-prepare topping tastes spectacular atop just about any kind of summer fruit.
Half a month has passed since I last posted, and, at least until August arrives, it doesn’t look like I’ll have much luck keeping up with my goal of sharing one recipe a week. This is just the reality of summer for me these days….
With a hint of cardamom, these shortcakes pair perfectly with sweet peaches tossed with sugar and lime zest. This Summer Peach Shortcake recipe is simple and delicious.
Don’t poke the peaches, I keep saying to my daughters. They’re so delicate, so fragile, those peaches, and so beautiful, too….
Ripe apricots, prosciutto, red onions, and arugula get a flavor boost from spicy Sriracha and drizzled honey on this simple summer pizza. This Apricot & Prosciutto Pizza with Sriracha & Honey adds a fresh new twist to homemade pizza!
Most of the pizza that we make at our house is pretty improvised. Whatever happens to be on hand ends up on the pizza, and it usually works out pretty well — leftover broccoli and grilled chicken with barbecue sauce, Brussels sprouts with leeks and bacon, or, when we’re down to the dregs, marinated artichoke hearts, olives, and salami….