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Roasted Tomato & Goat Cheese Quiche

This quiche is best the day it’s baked, but still tasty the day after. Takes a bit of time to prepare but I found it worthy enough and delicious enough to pass onto our Tips fans. Perfect for brunch, lunch or light dinner along with a mixed...

Charred Corn Salad w/ Basil & Tomatoes

Summertime in a side dish of farm fresh veggies. Grilled/charred corn mixed with tomatoes, onions, basil and thyme are even tastier with a bit of lime juice. Goes with everything.

Honey-Citrus Chicken

The longer you marinate the chicken the tastier and more tender it becomes. The zing of citrus mixed with the zap of jalapeño and fresh herbs combine together to create something wonderfully refreshing these warmer months.

Roasted Ratatouille Lasagna

This lasagna dish is loaded with flavor and meat-free. Here are 3 Ways to Make it Faster: • Use no-boil lasagna noodles. • Roast the vegetables for a short time to speed-up the process of assembling this dish. • Use your favorite jarred...

My Cocktail of the Moment: A Light, Refreshing Basil Gimlet

I’m not much of a cocktail drinker, but this one I love. It’s light, refreshing and summery. And I love the basil–a nice change after trying so many cocktails using mint. It’s more involved than pouring a glass of wine, but worth it. This is inspired by one of my favorite spots for a cocktail, […]

One-Skillet Mediterranean Chicken

Easy prep and easy clean-up. Great meal-in-one-skillet. Super to transport and rewarm if you’re in charge of bringing “the entree”. What else do you need?

Blueberry-Plum Vodka Mojitos

Taking advantage of summer’s offerings with a bit of booze. Martha Stewart originally made this with blackberries but I decided to go with blueberries since we had an amazing amount here at home. Perfect for a poolside party. See More of Our...

Mussels in Tomato-Basil Wine Sauce

The Jersey Shore is loaded with mussels, so they are available on every menu close to the beach. But if you find you have a hankering and aren’t near the shoreline, preparation at home can happen in a cinch. Bring a bit of the beach home with...

Hydrate With a Fruit-Infused Water

On a hot day, nothing is better for you than water. But when you infuse it with fruit and ingredients that give it zesty flavor and can boost your immune system, it’s even better. Here are a few of our favorite combos. 1. Fruit Punch Add whatever you have in the house–oranges, blueberries, strawberries and apples. After you drink […]

Burrata, Strawberry, and Basil Salad

Not only is this “salad” gorgeous, it’s delicious and fun to eat. I love cutting into Burrata cheese and having its filling combine with the sweet strawberries, crunchy walnuts, fresh basil and savory balsamic syrup. It’s a...