Tag Archive | "balsamic vinegar"

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Thursday, April 12, 2012


This basic balsamic vinaigrette pairs well with many salads and if you're like me, you'll pour a little extra on your plate just for dipping your bread.

Salmon Pasta

Monday, July 11, 2011

1 Comment

This pasta dish is a great way to turn leftover salmon into a new meal. Plus, since the salmon is in small flakes and tossed with a lot of other ingredients, it is a sneaky way to get your family to stock up on heart-healthy omega-3's.

Teppanyaki-Style Teriyaki Chicken and Steak

Tuesday, July 20, 2010


Creating a teppanyaki-style meal at home is easier than you think. Our home-cooked version is full of the flavors that we love but it is much lighter and healthier than the restaurant versions.

Eggplant Tomato Stacks

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

1 Comment

These eggplant tomato stacks make a refreshing appetizer or side dish and are perfect for a summer meal. They are easy to make and if you are lucky enough to have garden-fresh eggplants and tomatoes, they taste even better.

Blue Cheese Teriyaki Steak

Friday, May 28, 2010


I submitted this steak recipe to the Beringer Great Steak Competition. One of the criteria is that the steak has to be prepared and plated in 30 minutes. Following the guidelines of the competition, I paired the steak with the Beringer Founder's Estate Merlot.

Basic Salad Vinaigrette

Monday, April 5, 2010


The great thing about this vinaigrette is that you can adjust the ratio of the ingredients to season the dressing to your taste. I have found that it is best to start by adding small quantities of each ingredient because it is easier to add more of something than to "fix" it once you have added too much.

Insalata Caprese

Saturday, February 27, 2010


This colorful salad of tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil has become one of the iconic foods of Italian cuisine and is a staple in Italy and in Italian restaurants around the world. It is simple to make and the perfect light starter to many meals.

Great New York Steak

Monday, January 4, 2010


This rich steak dish goes well with roasted red potatoes but would be suitable with any other vegetables or starches.

Contact Us

Do you have any suggestions? Would you like to submit a recipe? I would love to hear from you! Contact me.


Link Love

Follow Me on Pinterest