Zucchini “Pasta” with Herb Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes


Since last summer I have been meaning to make a “pasta” dish out of zucchini – but for the dozen or so times I’ve been over to The Coastal Cupboard I would forget to purchase the spiralizer needed to make it.  Last week I finally made a successful trip!  The Coastal Cupboard offers three different […]

Roasted Acorn Squash and Arugula Pizza

acorn squash pizza

The name of this pizza may throw you off, but I PROMISE you, you will LOVE the taste!  I had purchased some organic acorn squash last week at Whole Foods and honestly was just going to do my usual roasted squash side-dish.  But I remembered that I had previously made a pizza with it and […]

Grilled Cabbage & Endive with Pesto

Finished product - cabbages and endive brushed with warm pesto.  Next time I'm going to top with some shaved pecorino-romano to finish it off.

A few weeks back I got some small cabbages from Our Local Foods.  Tired of making slaw, I decided to quarter the cabbages, score out the thick core, and place on the grill (or in my case, the Big Green Egg).  The same went for some endive I bought at Trader Joes… although for these […]

Farro with Pesto

Finished product!  Farro with coarse pesto

I wish I could claim this recipe on my own, but alas, Giada has done it again!  I love farro – a whole grain (if you purchase it unpearled) common in Italy and nearby regions – for its subtle nutty flavor and chewy texture.  It reminds me of a cross between wheat berries and barley. […]