Tag Archives: summer recipe

sliced pizza

Flatbread with Grilled Peaches and Arugula

I know, I know, more peaches. Hang in there with me, because this flatbread is scrumptious, which in the Val adjective ladder is a step up from my usual favorite, delicious.

Early Girl Tomato Soup

This fresh tomato soup was a creation from the surplus of tomatoes overflowing on my kitchen counter; it turned out to be a delicious, healthy family meal.

warm radicchio

Warm Radicchio Salad

I’ve always associated radicchio with cold winter months, but for the first time, I’ve managed to successfully grow summer radicchio.

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London Calling: Pimm’s Cup

I am loving these cocktails as we roll into summer; it’s perfect for a round of cricket, croquet or oh, bloody hell…even watching Nascar. The only problem with this refreshing cocktail is that it’s hard to stop at just one.

lamb burger

Better Burger Tips

This recipe and grilling techniques will be great additions to your Memorial Day barbecue; I often make these lamb burgers for easy summer entertaining.

Watermelon salad with avaocado and lime

Watermelon Salad with Lime and Avocado

The other day I decided to be a little creative with the leftover watermelon for a nice lunch with friends. This recipe turns some pretty basic ingredients into a beautifully composed and enticingly delicious course.