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Tomato & Pumpkin Soup with Caribbean Spices

Tomato & Pumpkin Soup with Caribbean Spices

Print This Recipe Tomatoes are often still flavorful in October. Look for those that are vine-ripened or locally produced—and if that is not an option, choose a similar weight of cherry tomatoes that have much more flavor—5 cherry tomatoes will equal 1 medium tomato....
Baked Bosc Pears with Hazelnuts, Cinnamon, & Nutmeg

Baked Bosc Pears with Hazelnuts, Cinnamon, & Nutmeg

Print This Recipe I saw newly picked bosc pears in the grocery store this week and was eager to try this recipe. Bosc pears are at their peak in late September and October, although you can find them in stores nearly year-round.  This dish is simple-to-prepare,...
Arugula Salad with Grilled Shrimp and Fennel

Arugula Salad with Grilled Shrimp and Fennel

Print This Recipe This recipe is adapted from The Mediterranean Method book This is a wonderful salad for lunch or dinner, easy to prepare and super flavorful. The kind of shrimp you use matters, though. Shrimp caught with trawlers effectively rake the bottom of the...
Grilled Wild Salmon with Lemon and Dill

Grilled Wild Salmon with Lemon and Dill

Print This Recipe Summer is a great time for grilled wild salmon. My favorites include king (chinook), silver (coho), or red (sockeye)—if they are fresh, they all taste fabulous. Salmon fillets should appear moist, the red-orange flesh should be intact (not cracked),...
Watermelon Salad with Cucumber, Feta, and Herbs

Watermelon Salad with Cucumber, Feta, and Herbs

Print This Recipe ​Summer has officially arrived, and watermelon season is here. Watermelon is a fantastic food on a summer day—juicy and sweet yet loaded with hydration, nutrients, and fiber. This dish makes a refreshing and delicious salad. Summer 2019 in Greece, I...

Mexican Scrambled Eggs with Black Beans, Salsa, and Corn Tortillas

Print This Recipe A flavorful and filling breakfast, packed with nutrients and fiber. For the chili ingredient option below, I prefer poblano chilies for their flavor, but they vary from sweet to very spicy, and not every store carries them. Alternatives are canned...