Tomato Soup & A Day at the Beach

MONDAY French Tomato Soup with Gruyère Tartines   I woke this morning to the sound of a light rain.  With windows left open from a warm autumn afternoon yesterday I listened as the soft shower fell upon the ground covered with crisp leaves.  The sound of footsteps in the yard below my window pulled me Continue reading → «Tomato Soup & A Day at the Beach»


Corn Soup With Lobster & Heirloom Tomato and Arugula Salad

MONDAY Corn Soup with Fresh Maine Lobster  |  Heirloom Tomato & Arugula Salad If I had to define the month of August in terms of food it would be:  corn, tomatoes & lobster.  I have childhood memories of stopping by roadside vegetable stands on our way home from the beach, sunburnt and sand between our Continue reading → «Corn Soup With Lobster & Heirloom Tomato and Arugula Salad»


Cream of Roasted Tomato Soup & Bruschetta with Zucchini Butter

MONDAY Cream of Roasted Tomato Soup  |  Bruschetta with Zucchini Butter   I am having a hard time getting back into the swing of “normal” life following our vacation.  Hitting the pause button on the day-to-day routine was necessary and so refreshing but the fast-forward pace involved in re-entry has got me a bit overwhelmed…mail, Continue reading → «Cream of Roasted Tomato Soup & Bruschetta with Zucchini Butter»


Gazpacho & Ahi Tuna Salad Sandwiches

MONDAY Gazpacho  |  Tuna Salad Sandwiches   “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.”  ~ Mark Twain   I know it is summer out there…somewhere.  I hear from friends back in New York City about the heat and humidity and, after living for several years in Dallas, Texas, I cannot Continue reading → «Gazpacho & Ahi Tuna Salad Sandwiches»


BLT Sandwiches & Chilled Corn Soup

TUESDAY Bacon, Arugula & Heirloom Tomato Sandwiches with Burrata Cheese  |  Chilled Corn Soup   OK…things have been getting a little crazy around here.  School may be out for the summer but our schedule hasn’t slowed down a bit!  Max’s freshman football team has workouts everyday which he only misses to play with his LL Continue reading → «BLT Sandwiches & Chilled Corn Soup»


Minestrone Soup with Cheese Tortellini

TUESDAY Minestrone Soup with Cheese Tortellini |  Homemade Garlic Breadcrumbs     The first day back after a long holiday weekend is always a bit rocky but especially so at this time of year.  The children can taste summer vacation and even though school will be finished in the next few weeks, these last days Continue reading → «Minestrone Soup with Cheese Tortellini»


Chicken Tortilla Soup, Guacamole & Chips

WEDNESDAY {Slow Cooker} Chicken Tortilla Soup  |  “The Best Guacamole You Will Ever Have”  |  Homemade Tortilla Chips   Good Morning!   Yes, another morning post.  After months of hammering away at my keyboard, posting about dinner, until the late hours each evening I have decided to give morning posts a go.   Longer days, Continue reading → «Chicken Tortilla Soup, Guacamole & Chips»


Slow Cooker Tomato Soup & Grilled Gruyere Cheese Sandwiches

THURSDAY Slow Cooker Tomato Soup  |  Grilled Gruyère Cheese Sandwiches     This morning we woke to the sound of rain beating down against the windows.  I opened the bedroom shutters to find a blanket of fog covering our little corner of the world, hiding the ships entering and leaving the Bay, the dull drone Continue reading → «Slow Cooker Tomato Soup & Grilled Gruyere Cheese Sandwiches»


Lemony Chicken & Orzo Soup with Pita Wedges and Hummus

MONDAY Lemony Chicken & Orzo Soup  |  Pita Wedges  |  Ethereally Smooth Hummus This evening’s dinner was easy…really easy {even with me peeling chickpeas for the hummus..yes, yes..I will get back to that}!  Thank the heavens above, after all, it is Monday!! When I planned this dinner last week, I knew that I would need Continue reading → «Lemony Chicken & Orzo Soup with Pita Wedges and Hummus»