Fresh Corn and Avocado Salad

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There is nothing better than fresh corn in the summertime. Fresh corn and heirloom tomatoes are two of my favorite summertime viands. My girlfriend Kathleen sent me this recipe a week or so ago. Man, is it good.

I served this for dinner tonight and everyone who tried it loved it. […]

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Fresh Corn Tomato Salad

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This recipe gave me pause when I first saw it because it calls for raw corn.  I re-read the recipe twice to make sure that I didn’t miss  a step about cooking the corn, but no, the recipe in fact calls for raw corn sliced off the cob.   I found the recipe on the Food […]

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Corn and Black Bean Salad with Basil-Lime Vinaigrette

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I love corn salads and I love bean salads, so for me this salad is heaven!   Like most great recipes that I find, I’ve made it twice within the last couple of days, and I’ve had three helpings this afternoon alone.   The vinaigrette makes the salad taste so fresh which I attribute to the lime […]

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Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad

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One of my favorite things to eat in the late summer is a Caprese Salad made with ripe heirloom tomatoes.  There’s nothing better.  I can eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Really.   It’s always a sad day in the early fall when the local farmer’s market tells me that there will be no more […]

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Basil Parmesan Chicken Salad

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There’s a restaurant/sandwich shop in NYC called Mangia that I used to frequent when I worked in midtown. It was a bit on the pricey side, but I loved the food. The sandwiches were not traditional, and the whole atmosphere was very European, from the food to the desserts to the staff. […]

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