Side Dish

Chilled Zucchini Basil Soup with Lemon Garlic Cream

Chilled Zucchini Basil Soup with Lemon Garlic Cream

This Chilled Zucchini Basil Soup with Lemon Garlic Cream is a summertime dream dish. Great as a starter or add your favorite protein for a perfect, super quick one-bowl meal.  Well, it’s that time again. Zucchini season. The abundance of my favorite veggie at the grocery, farmers markets and home gardens everywhere, means a new year to […]

Billionaire's Bacon - Thick Cut Paleo Candied Bacon + A Weekend in New York City and The Hamptons

Billionaire’s Bacon – Thick Cut Paleo Candied Bacon + A Weekend in New York City and The Hamptons

I am super excited to share this recipe with you for Billionaire’s Bacon – Thick Cut Paleo Candied Bacon. This was recreated and inspired by Villard restaurant at Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York City, after a recent trip to the city, along with the Hamptons for an amazing Blogger Retreat I attended. Read on for this […]

Grilled Potato and Arugula Salad with Fresh Herbs

Grilled Potato and Arugula Salad with Fresh Herbs

This Grilled Potato and Arugula Salad with Fresh Herbs is a summertime backyard BBQ staple around here. A must when we are entertaining. Put all other potato salads to shame with multiple layers of flavor and texture.  [This is an updated post from 2011.] For well over 6 years now this potato salad has been a staple […]

Cast Iron Charred Lemon Garlic Asparagus

Cast Iron Charred Lemon Garlic Asparagus

Cast Iron Charred Lemon Garlic Asparagus, a simple, 10 minutes side dish, celebrating the best that Spring has to offer and one of my favorite cooking tools, my cast iron skillet! If you couldn’t tell by now, I am more than a little bit obsessed with my cast iron skillet. That baby is ALWAYS on the stove, […]