Entries tagged "no-cook"

July 4, 2014

Summer Corn Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette

summer corn salad So, a funny thing is happening since I decided to give myself a break from practicing recipe development: I keep getting recipe ideas when I least expect them--while I'm driving, blow-drying...
March 15, 2013

Spinach Walnut Pesto

When Peter and his older brother were kids, their mom used to dress up their family Irish Setter, Sam, every Saint Patrick's Day. One year, he would wear a big, green hat;...
January 11, 2013

Caprese Salad & New Goals

Buon Anno, everyone! I hope the first days of 2013 have been good ones for you. We had a fun holiday, filled with family, friends and good food. It was busy, so I...
December 23, 2011

Parsley & Pecan Crusted Salmon Ball

Photo credit: Tracy D As you can see from the photo, this Parsley and Pecan Crusted Salmon Ball had already been half-devoured before my cousin's lovely mother-in-law snapped a picture of it. It's...
September 15, 2011

Jicama Salad

It's happening. It's not that obvious yet, but Fall is coming. It will be late as usual. Summer doesn't give up without a fight down here in Texas, but eventually, Fall will...
April 28, 2011

Pico de Gallo

Life with a new puppy has been busy to say the least. Busy, but a lot of fun too. It's also changed my routine around a little. I'm getting up earlier in the...
January 20, 2011

Flavia's Fundamentals: Grapefruit & Avocado Salad

I have never eaten a Grapefruit and Avocado salad before.  I've come across dozens of recipes and I always tell myself I have to make that! and then never do.  Grapefruit and avocados...
December 16, 2010

Cinnamon Whipped Cream

I feel kind of silly writing a post on how to make whipped cream since it isn't exactly a difficult thing to make.  But given the countless times I've seen the store-bought variety...
April 27, 2010

Pesto alla Genovese

IMG_0625 Last week, my friend and next-door neighbor, Allie, called me to say hi and catch up.  While we were talking, she mentioned that her basil and other herbs were growing prolifically and that...
January 23, 2010


DSC03969 One of the many things I love about living in the South is that there are an abundance of very good Tex-Mex restaurants.  Italian food will always be my first food love, but...
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