Garden Rice Casserole

This vegetable and rice casserole is a great way to use your summer zucchini and my fella even loved this dish (he doesn’t usually love zucchini). I didn’t have any on hand so I made this recipe without the cherry tomatoes, which is why you don’t see any in the photos. The recipe came out…

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Zucchini Fritters

Another great recipe for those people who don’t like zucchini on it’s own. My fella really liked these fritters and he’s usually not a fan of zucchini. Whenever we get some zucchini in our vegetable box, I look at it as a challenge to make something delicious with this super versatile ingredient. Look for an…

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Jalapeño Simple Syrup

My plan for this simple syrup is to make spicy cocktails. Most likely some spicy margaritas, knowing me! I’m thinking it will make a fantastic July 4th drink, if I can wait that long. Time will tell… Couldn’t be easier to make, combine the sugar and water, and then let the pepper sit in the…

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Pesto Hot Toasts Appetizer

I really love this appetizer recipe and they are so easy to put together. The first time I tried it, I was using up some leftover sauce and french bread. I used some leftover basil pesto sauce in place of the fresh basil on french bread slices and it was delicious (below). The sauce discolored…

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