Roasted Beet Salad

by Heather Harris Brady I know, a whole lotta people hate beets. But if you're one of them then you're probably skipping this post anyway. I happen to really like them. I like them even more when they're ginned up with some vinegar and sprinkled with feta or goat cheese. Roasted beets are your friend.... Continue Reading →


Summer Crab Salad

by Heather Harris Brady Earlier this year in California I had an amazing plate of pasta - achini de pepe and crab in an alfredo sauce. It was all things it should be - thick, rich and luxurious at the point where it left rivulets of butter on the dish. But one can't live like... Continue Reading →

Farro Pilaf

by Heather Harris Brady Due to some technical/computer difficulties yesterday I couldn't get this portion of the recipe added to yesterday's post. So I'm putting it in today instead. Farro is the oldest cultivated grain in the world, resistant to diseases and willing to tolerate poor soils. It's high in fiber, protein and packed with... Continue Reading →

Midsummer Night’s Dinner: Mustard Roasted Potatoes and Strawberry Salad

by Heather Harris Brady I did break down and turn the oven on for these potatoes because they are one of my husband's favorites. They're based on a recipe from Ina Garten's Barefoot Contessa Parties cookbook, so they're super easy and delicious. Mustard Roasted Potatoes, Serves Four Four medium Russet potatoes One medium onion 1/2... Continue Reading →

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