Lemon Asparagus Herbed Quinoa

One of my most favorite summer activities is family boat dinners. We all prep dinner in advance and pack a picnic basket… and of course a wine basket as well! This quinoa salad is served room temperature, which is ideal for a warm evening out on the boat. Ingredients 1 Cup Quinoa 1 bunch Asparagus,…

Tomato Feta Farfalle Salad

Summer and pasta salad go hand-in-hand. This is a simple, make-ahead pasta salad that highlights the delicious summer tomatoes & asparagus, fresh sweet basil and creamy feta cheese. You can make it more of a main entree as well by adding grilled chicken or shrimp. Ingredients Box of Farfalle Pasta Package of Sundried Tomatoes Container…

Roasted Asparagus Crostini with Parmesan

Rule #1: Don’t rush toasting the crostini! Or you will end up with something that looks like this… Yes, that was a white, french baguette. Burnt to a crisp. Big flames. Stinky kitchen… for a long time.ย I was trying to get them toasted quickly, and I thought a small blast from the broiler would do…

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

The first time I made this appetizer, there was a giant blizzard moving into southeastern Michigan. I was going to our good family friend’s house for dinner, and I knew that each minute more I spent on making this new dish would equate to several minutes of additional drive time in the snow. And I…