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Poached Eggs with Sauteed Kale, Mushrooms and Chevre

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This was perfectly wonderful with some organic kale I found at a new organic produce farm in Indian Hill Ohio. I like using pastured eggs in this, as they are lower in fat and cholesterol and have a rich flavor in the yolk. This goes nicely with pieces of toasted garlic cheese bread from a French peasant loaf.

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Red, White and Blueberry Yogurt Parfaits

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I know. You are probably tired of seeing all the red white & blue food posted on the blogosphere over the Fourth of July holiday. But while the colors are appropriate for that, this is really good for breakfast, and it just so happens that blueberries and raspberries are in harvest season right now. So by all means take advantage of these lovely fruits while they are here! This has gotta’ be better than a Bowl of Battle Creek.

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Caribbean Arroz con Gandules (Rice & Peas)

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There was a recipe for arroz con gandules on the back of my can of pigeon peas. But I didn’t have the sazon achiote packets nor did I cook the rice in the mixture, and not the right amounts of ingredients and didn’t add any bacon this time, but I “made do”. Hope you like it- we thought it was good. Went swimmingly with some grilled jerk baby back ribs.

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Jamaican Jerked Ribs (Baby Backs!)

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Ya Mon! “I don’t like jerk!” (said no self-respecting foodie. Ever.) You can make this in the oven or out on the grill. I like to grill mine for that smoke and spiciness, but yeah. Sometimes it rains!

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Kohlrabi and Cabbage Slaw

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Kohlrabi is a wonderful vegetable that is related to turnips and cabbage. It makes a great addition to cole slaw. This recipe is quite quick and easy to put together if you use your food processor to shred the vegetables.

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Oven Roasted Corn with Chipotle Butter

Quick and easy to make oven roasted corn with spicy chipotle butter- just pop the corn in the oven and you’re good to go, and the chipotle butter whizzes up in a snap in your food processor. And wait until you see how easy it is to shuck!

Oven Roasted Corn

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Greek Omelette with Garlic Scapes, Tomato, Mushrooms and Feta

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Wonderful flavor and so easy to make. Garlic scapes are the tops of garlic as it comes out of the ground, with the undeveloped bud. It has the texture of asparagus and scallion with a big garlic flavor.

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