Summer Lobster Rolls

New England Style Lobster Rolls  |  Drawn Butter & Lemon Aioli  |  Seasoned Sweet Cucumbers  |  Potato Chips “I’m from Manchester~by~the~Sea, Massachusetts, so it was lobster, lobster and more lobster!”  ~ Sprague Grayden, Actress Several years ago, while not quite newlyweds {and shortly before the children began to arrive} Michael and I bought our first Continue reading → «Summer Lobster Rolls»


August 10th, 2014 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu

SUNDAY Grilled Porterhouse Steaks  |  Roasted Green Bean & Baby Potato Salad MONDAY Summer Skillet Corn & Tomatoes with Basil & Orecchiette Pasta TUESDAY Lobster Bisque  |  Spinach Salad with Crumbled Goat Cheese & a Warm Bacon Vinaigrette WEDNESDAY New England~Style Lobster Rolls  |  Corn~on~the~Cob  |  Coleslaw THURSDAY Oven “Fried” Chicken  |  A Salad of Continue reading → «August 10th, 2014 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu»


Summer Skillet Corn & Tomato Salad

“No matter what the variety, it is still safe to say that the fresher the corn the better.  If you don’t have a corn patch of your own, buy locally grown corn straight from the farmer ~ at a produce stand on the side of the road or at a farmer’s market.  At the market, Continue reading → «Summer Skillet Corn & Tomato Salad»


Strawberry Shortcake

“I have learned to treat each basket of really good berries I encounter as a box of fleeting, precious jewels, a treat to be enjoyed with unalloyed pleasure; no cream, sugar, or splash of Beaujolais, just the warm berry in all its scarlet glory.  That perfect fruit is a rare find, but once you chance Continue reading → «Strawberry Shortcake»


Spicy Carrot Pasta Sauce

“Not for me the pile of buttered carrots on the plate.  Too sweet, too orange {too bloody cheerful more like it}.  But the carrot’s place is assured in my kitchen as the bringer of earthy sweetness, a backbone vegetable on which to build layers of flavor.” ~ Nigel Slater, Tender


June 29th, 2014 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu

SUNDAY Grilled Korean~Style Steak  |  Spicy Cilantro Sauce  |  Sweet White Corn MONDAY California Steak Salad TUESDAY Roasted Potato & Corn Chowder  |  Tomato~Oregano Pizza WEDNESDAY {Best} Burgers on the Grill  |  Cucumber Spears with Lime Salt THURSDAY Crustless Quiche with Corn, Tomatoes, Bacon & Basil  |  Silky Zucchini Soup FRIDAY ~  Fourth of July  Barbecue Continue reading → «June 29th, 2014 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu»


June 22, 2014 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu

SUNDAY Grilled Sambal Chicken Skewers  |  Strawberry, Almond & Pea Salad  |  Sweet White Corn~On~The~Cob MONDAY Fresh Pappardelle Pasta with Peas & Parmesan Cream  |  Fresh Strawberries & Whipped Cream TUESDAY Chicken Salad {with Grapes & Celery} Sandwiches  |  Truffled Popcorn WEDNESDAY Fresh Whole Wheat Tagliatelle Pasta with Carrot Sauce  |  Green Beans with Roasted Continue reading → «June 22, 2014 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu»


June 15th, 2014 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu

SUNDAY Happy Father’s Day! Grilled NY Strip Steaks finished with a Chive Butter  |  Bread & Basil Salad  |  Tahitian Vanilla Gelato topped with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries MONDAY Grilled Steak Tacos with Green, Red & Yellow Peppers and Onions  |  Super Sweet White Corn~On~The~Cob TUESDAY Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes & Basil WEDNESDAY Grilled Chicken Breasts Continue reading → «June 15th, 2014 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu»