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Lime Basil Shrimp

Fridays are my favorite day to cook. I teach until 6:30 Mon-Thursdays so whipping up something that takes longer than 15 minutes from start to finish is definitely not happening here. (think leftovers and making ahead) Tonight I am going…

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Drying Herbs/Dried Oregano

Hi All! What a weekend! Here in northern CA, we had a gorgeous weekend just loaded with warmer temperatures and sunshine! 🙂 That was all I needed to get myself outdoors and into my garden. I didn’t do a lot,…

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Caprese Salad…The fast way!

Hello my friends! I have loved all the beautiful tomatoes the summer has brought us! We are coming down the stretch of the tomato season though, I am afraid. Too bad..boohoo…but it is all good! Soon enough fall veggies will…

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Lemon Basil Pesto

If you have read earlier summer posts, you know I already made a few batches of regular pesto. I purposely planted many, many basil plants so I could make pesto for my son, Danny. He loves the stuff… Can’t get…

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Summer Caprese Salad with Avocados

Hi Everyone! It feels like it has been a long time since my last post! It has been a busy little summer here at the house with moving one back to the nest for the (from college), moving one out…

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Homemade Pesto

Hi Everyone! Happy Summer! What better way to kick off the season then making a batch of pesto! I purposely planted a lot of basil this year so I could keep my boys stocked with pesto until next summer. They…

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Summer Fruit with Lime Basil/Mint Syrup

Okay, folks! Here comes the summer fruit! Our mangos are in the market full force so that means more fruit will be eaten in this house for a while! We love mangos with so many things but our favorite is…

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Herbed Garlic Bread

Sometimes it is fun to make an old recipe new and that is exactly what I did with this. I have been making garlic bread for years and years and years…..you get the point. I had some extra herbs I…

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