Monthly Archives: July 2014

Watercress and Butternut Salad Supreme


As I mentioned in my last blog, I am into using the vegetables that are in season right now. Although butternut is usually a winter squash in my mind, it is still easily available at this time, and it is one of my favorite vegetables. I just love it roasted with a little olive oil and cinnamon and sugar. It caramelizes and is just delicious. Watercress on the other hand is really in season right now and it is one of the top power foods. Continue reading

Turkey Patties with a Basil-Tomato and Artichoke Sauce

The summer is always a busy time for me. Many of you know that aside from cooking for the blog, I have a totally different career. I am a special education consultant and I spend many wonderful hours of my day teaching and learning from children who learn differently. I have worked in this field for over 30 years and it is truly a blessing to wake up each day and know that I will be doing something I love, and that hopefully I will be making a difference in the life of each of my students. So, when I cook, I also think of what  I can make that there will be extra so Pete and I will have “school lunch” for a few days? Continue reading

Chicken Strips with Crunchy Fresh Corn

Chicken Strips with Crunchy Fresh Corn


Chicken tenders with Crispy Fresh Corn and a baked sweet potato

Well hello there again, I am back. It has been a while since my last blog because so much has been happening in my life. Only good things, thank G-d. It all started with Michal’s graduation on May 22 from the University of Maryland. What a fabulous weekend we had, and how proud we were of all she has achieved. Continue reading