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the best romantic dessert for two- easy and delicious no bake cheesecake with fresh fruit and candied rose petals!

Cheesecake in a jar with candied rose petals

Date night during summer is always a great time to connect. The air is hot, there are tons of things to do outside, and time seems a bit slower and more relaxing. Finding the perfect dessert for a homemade dinner during hot summer months can be tricky — who wants to heat up the kitchen with an oven? Read more

With a nod to the flavors of Thai cuisine, add ginger, basil, and mint, for a refreshing chilled soup that will have you rethinking the humble carrot and have your guests talking.

Refreshing Chilled Carrot Ginger Soup

Late spring, early summer means fresh-from-the-garden carrots, and if you subscribe to a Community Supported Agriculture Box, or CSA, you may be suffering from carrot overload. With a nod to the flavors of Thai cuisine, add ginger, basil, and mint, for a refreshing chilled soup that will have you rethinking the humble carrot and have your guests talking. Read more

Pretty, patriotic & tasty! Bruschetta is an easy to pack appetizer that you can pre-make on the grill or in the oven in minutes. It's easy to eat & great to snack on.

Red, White & Blue Bruschetta

Bruschetta is one of my favorite transitional appetizers. You can alter it in so many different ways, seasonally, with your favorite fruits, vegetables, cheeses & spreads. For our Fourth of July picnic, I couldn’t resist making Red, White & Blue Bruschetta. Read more

Nothing captures the flavors of summer like crab and crisp, sweet watermelon. Our chefs combine these two amazing flavors into one delicious salad.

Crab and Watermelon Salad

Nothing captures the flavors of summer like crab and crisp, sweet watermelon. Our chefs combine these two amazing flavors into one delicious salad. Read more

Father's Day Grilling Guide: A La Plancha style steak, chicken and salmon

Father’s Day Grilling A La Plancha

Is there anything more quintessentially Dad than a delicious grilled meal? For us, dad loves his grill and this year, I wanted to set him up with some of his favorites. So for Father’s Day, I made my husband (and the rest of our family and some friends) all dad’s favorite dishes grilled a la plancha and rubbed with homemade herbs de provence. Read more