Farm Fresh Husk Cherry and Cherry Tomato Salsa Recipe

As part of a CSA I tried out provided by Brookwood Community Farm, I received a pint of husk cherries (ground cherries), which I'd never even heard of before, a couple of pints of cherry tomatoes, and some shallots. Other than an overall enjoyable experience with the fresh produce of the CSA, I loved getting... Continue Reading →

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Grilled Eggplant and Feta Cheese Rollups

After purchasing our new propane grill and effectively hogging it to myself for 4 consecutive dinners, my wife finally declared that she now wanted to use the grill on her own terms. That meant grilling up some eggplant. Personally, I'm not a big fan of eggplant anymore (unless it's in some baba ghanoush!). I got... Continue Reading →

Pasta Primavera Recipe

I'm kind of an idiot when it comes to Spring. My favorite season is the fall because it's not as hot and humid as the Summer, which is great for a bigger guy like me that isn't at his most attractive when damp. On the other hand, I always get excited for the Spring even... Continue Reading →

Butternut Squash Soup

Soup is not a meal (unless it's real Ramen or Pho) so let's just get that out in the open right now.  Nonetheless, this butternut squash soup came out so absurdly well that I would consider eating it as a light meal (or a hefty snack) with some toasted bread. I don't know what made... Continue Reading →

Pico de Gallo Salsa

This is a labor of love in salsa form. I learned the basic variation of this pico de gallo recipe from two of my long time friends. They made the salsa together and served it with tortilla chips at a cookout where the main feature was grilled clams in their shells. At this barbecue, I... Continue Reading →

Shrimp Shumai and Veggie Stir Fry

Impress your lady friend with dim sum! A long time friend introduced me to dim sum in college and I've loved it ever since.  It wasn't until a little over a year ago that another friend told me that he made steamed shrimp shumai (dumplings) at home and sent me a recipe that I used,... Continue Reading →

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