Monthly Archives: June 2015

Marinated Fava Beans and Pasta with Fava Beans and Ricotta

Each year I look forward to fresh fava beans out of the garden. We have about a two-week time period in June when they are ripe. We remove them from the pod, blanch them for two minutes or so, then … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Blackberry Cake (Dairy-free)

This summer cake is light, sweet and moist. It’s perfect to take on a picnic. I make it dairy free using coconut oil and almond milk, but you can use butter and whole milk if you don’t need it to … Continue reading

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Grilled Salmon with Lemon Mustard Sauce

Grilled salmon with this lemon mustard sauce is an ideal summer meal because it does not heat up the kitchen and it only takes a few minutes prepare the sauce. You can use this delicious sauce on other fish as … Continue reading

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Cream Biscuits 

These biscuits are an occasional, special treat. They are loaded with cream but very light, fluffy, and delicious–perfect for strawberry, peach, or mixed-berry shortcakes. The biscuits can also be used as a topping for cobblers. You can reduce a bit … Continue reading

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