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Broiled Salmon and Asparagus Dinner

Broiled Salmon and Asparagus Dinner

  Meatless Monday. But not fishless. Who doesn’t like one sheet pan dinner? This one is the easiest, healthiest, and most delicious. It takes just five minutes for preparation and eight to ten minutes for cooking. This dinner is simple, light, very tasty, and really […]

Zucchini with “Charred” Tomatoes

Zucchini with “Charred” Tomatoes

  In winter I dream about summer, about grilled food with smoky flavors and wonderful ‘summer’ tastes and aromas. It is summer now, but heavy rains and sunderstorms don’t let me to enjoy grilled dishes in full. So, the grilled zucchini and ‘charred’ tomatoes are […]

Corn Salad with Summer Vegetables

Corn Salad with Summer Vegetables

  In our family, corn salad is a favorite side dish for the 4-th of July celebration. It could be as simple as fresh corn with cucumbers and herbs, more complex such as corn, tomato, and black beans, or, as this recipe, full of summer […]

Fish Rolls with Peperonata

Fish Rolls with Peperonata

  Of course, there is an easier way to make this dish – skip making the rolls. The fish will be equally delicious rolled or flat. But to me, it is totally worth spending a few extra minutes for the preparation – the dish looks […]

Eggplant Rolls

Eggplant Rolls

    An eggplant roll is a very colorful and delicious appetizer. I personally like to make these rolls in winter because they remind of sunny days. For a buffet style serving neutral cocktail picks can be used to secure the rolls – the rolls […]

Cauliflower Pilaf

Cauliflower Pilaf

    I have some rice leftovers in my refrigerator, but it is not enough to make a full side dish for the family. I definitely need to add something to the rice – vegetables, I guess. Onion, carrot… – it looks like I’m ready […]