Herbaceous Mediterranean Rice Salad

This may seem odd to you, but this is a recipe that I created for a two year old’s birthday party. Weird, right? It’s a family thing. I was cooking for my nephew’s birthday gathering, and his toddler tastebuds are almost as sophisticated as his mother’s. Greyson is a kid who deeply believes in eating garlic toum on everything and …

Raw Shaved Asparagus Salad with Pine Nuts & Parmesan

The ingredients are simple…which in my book, tends to be the earmark of a great dish! The only “fancy” aspect of this salad is shaving the asparagus, which is done quit simply with a basic kitchen veggie peeler. This is basically a “toss everything into one bowl” type of recipe. To dress this salad, I simply use freshly squeezed lemon …

BBQ Octopus

I’m sure that you have heard that the Mediterranean diet is an incredible way to eat.  It is wonderful for your heart and body overall.  As we all start to ween ourselves off of the winter eats of rich food in preparation for summer bathing suits, you may want to look at eating more like they do in the mediterranean. …