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Buttermilk Summer Squash Soup

Buttermilk Summer Squash Soup

A pureed summer squash soup with a buttermilk twist. I used a hint of red pepper, a bit of rosemary for depth, some potato for body, garlic, shallots - and aside from the buttermilk, nothing too far beyond the usual suspects.

Summer Squash Gratin

Summer Squash Gratin

A decadent, crunchy-topped summer squash gratin made from thinly sliced summer squash, potatoes, oregano pesto, and brown-buttered breadcrumbs- all baked at high-temperature until the squash is tender and the top is crunchy.

Orzo Super Salad

Orzo Super Salad

And orzo salad packed with nutritious ingredients - asparagus, almonds, feta, sprouts, broccoli, cucumber, and a zesty lemon dressing.

Roasted Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup

A roasted tomato soup recipe I featured in my last cookbook. Roast tomatoes, onions, garlic, and a red pepper then puree and season with a touch of smoky paprika. Couldn't be simpler or more flavorful.

My Special Zucchini Bread Recipe

My Special Zucchini Bread Recipe

A favorite zucchini bread recipe - green-lined strands of shredded zucchini, lemon zest, poppy seeds, and fragrant notes of coriander, cumin, and clove make this a very special zucchini bread recipe.

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Grilled Potato Salad

Grilled Potato Salad

This potato salad recipe is what happens when potato salad meets the grill. Grilled potato wedges are tossed with a vinaigrette finished with barely a hint of toasted sesame oil.

Macaroon Cherry Tart

Macaroon Cherry Tart

My go-to cherry tart recipe - unfussy, and quick to make with a moist, coconut macarooned top.

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