angel food strawberry shortcake

Warm weather is for celebrating the summer berry and all its companions. The best part of summer is picking fresh berries and using them in culinary creations or simply eating them fresh off the vine. While strawberries are readily available at your local grocer, picking them up at a farmers market or simply picking them yourself, supports the local farm and farmer. Note: Angel Food … Continue reading angel food strawberry shortcake

strawberry stuffed pork loin with sweet strawberry mashed potatoes

Whether your throwing a backyard bash or penning your Sunday dinner menu, this dynamic duo works for either occasion. The contrast of ripe strawberry and savory pork loin create the unlikely perfect pairing. The dazzling flavor combinations of fresh thyme, toasted pine nuts, strawberries, goat cheese and pork make this main dish a top contender for the dinner table. Add the potato mash side dish … Continue reading strawberry stuffed pork loin with sweet strawberry mashed potatoes

deviled eggs with bacon

It’s that delicious time of year when “fresh” begins to dominate the menu. Days are lengthening, gardens are being prepped and foods are lighter. The deviled egg is so basic, yet can be dressed in so many accessories. Here we add a bit of bacon and green onion rounds both for their deliciousness and color.  I hope you experiment a bit with different flavors, twist, … Continue reading deviled eggs with bacon