summer cooking

The Epitome of Summer…Tomatoes

What’s summer without

Time to Play

With summer in full swing, it's prime play time. I don’t know about you, but I drain every drop of fun in the sun out of this all-too-short season.

 

As usual in June and July, I will be running around Italy at work and play for most of this glorious month, exploring various sights and treasures of this gorgeous country, hosting a group in Tuscany and then chill-axing with friends on the Amalfi Coast before returning to reality for the month of August.

 

The Beauty of Basil

One of my favorite things about summer is not the beach or long lazy afternoons in the sun or even the explosion of color and perfume in my flower garden. 

 

Eating with the Seasons: Summer

Just to take us back to the dreamy, leisurely days of summer...yum!

Summer

Cha-Cha-Cha-Cherries

As summer really heats up, we look to sweet, succulent fruits to help us keep our cool.  Cherries are the perfect summer treat (gee…do you think that’s why nature gives them to us?)…with their juicy flesh and rich mineral content…and they are oh, so yummy.

 

Passionate About Peaches

As summer moves into its hottest weeks, I think only of peaches…sensual, soft, rich in nutrients and so lush with juice that it runs over our fingers and drips down our chins, cooling us with their sweet, sunny character.  I could eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

 

The Beauty of Basil

One of my favorite things about summer is not the beach or long lazy afternoons in the sun or even the explosion of color and perfume in my flower garden, although I love them all.  My favorite thing about summer is

The Epitome of Summer…Tomatoes

What’s summer without