Fig, Arugula, and Bleu Flatbread

Fig, Arugula, and Bleu Flatbread   Utilize all of your foraged summer garden treasures to create this elegant, mouthwatering share-plate. Fig, Arugula, and Bleu Flatbread – serves 12 Ingredients: 1-lb fresh pizza dough (recipe follows) ½ cup fig jam (receipe follows) 6 fresh figs 4 oz prosciutto or Sorano ham,  torn into ribbons 1-1 1/2…

Tomato and Bacon Dip

Impress your friends with this easy, decadent Tomato and Bacon Dip, which is best with your own garden-fresh Cherry Tomatoes.  Enjoy! TOMATO AND BACON DIP: Ingredients: 6 slices Smoked Bacon, diced1 8oz package Cream Cheese, room temperature12-15 oz Cherry Tomatoes, whole1 Cup Mayonnaise1/2 Cup grated Parmesan1/4 Cup Green Onion, diced1 Tbsp cracked Black Pepper1/2 Cup…

Why I’m cooking my way through “Merriman’s Hawaii”.

I plan to spend 2016 cooking my way through “Merriman’s Hawaii”. Every recipe in the book; 75 in all, by using as many locally available ingredients as possible. I hope you become as inspired by Peter Merriman’s innovative recipes as I am.

Mandarin Superfoods Salad

This salad is as delicious as it is SUPER good for you! With a healthful list of ingredients, including succulent Mandarin Oranges, you’ll feel absolutely amazing AND totally satisfied after feasting on this treat.

English Tea Sandwiches (recipe)

These little finger sandwiches pack a BIG punch of flavor! Get creative and fill them with some of your own favorite ingredients! Here are a couple of my favorites. PS: These babies go GREAT with our Champagne Sangria. Give it a try! Click here for the recipe. Enjoy!

Caprese Kabobs (recipe)

These easily grab-able, perfectly delectable, and CARB-FREE treats will go like hotcakes at your summer party. Enjoy!