Orzo Salad

Perfect as a side or just as a light dinner. Dang I love summer.   You’ll need: 1 lb orzo 1/ chopped red bell pepper 1/4 chopped red onion 2 garlic cloves minced 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese Extra virgin olive oil Red wine vinegar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cracked black pepper Juice of […]

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Pizza on the Grill

It’s too hot to make a pizza in the house so I made it on my grill. I heated my pizza stone on the grill then put the pizza on the hot stone closed the lid! 2 min later I turned the pizza then 1.5 minutes later took it out. Perfect.   You’ll use: Fresh […]

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Fresh Corn Salad

Corn is delicious. This is my recipe for a Fresh Corn Salad.   You’ll need: 6 ears of corn 1/2 cup red onion diced. 3-very ripe plum tomatoes diced or a pint of cherry tomatoes quartered 1/2-cup chopped fresh basil 4-tbs extra virgin olive oil. 2-tbs red wine vinegar 1 tbs fresh lemon juice. 1 tsp salt. […]

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String Beans with Mint

It’s time to make this recipe, string beans and mint are both in season.   You’ll need: 1 lb. of fresh string beans 1 red bell pepper cleaned and diced 1/2 cup loosely packed mint leaves, stack and roll the mint then carefully slice them. 1 garlic clove minced 1 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp black […]

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Panzanella Salad

It’s TOMATO SEASON! A Tuscan salad made with bread and tomatoes! That’s the base. We add some other items, check it out and tell me this isn’t a must make.   You’ll need: A nice Italian bread Ripe Tomatoes cut up Red Onion sliced thin Cucumber cut up Cubed mozzarella or provolone Red wine vinegar Extra […]

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Grilled Italian Chicken alla Daniel

Well I called it that because I make this marinade with my Italian twist! For this recipe I used skinless chicken thighs but you can use whatever chicken pieces you prefer. I used 2-pounds of chicken for this recipe. I usually make extra as I just love this chicken for leftovers. I also make a […]

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Sausage, Peppers and Onions

When it comes to Sausage, Peppers, and Onions, Old School is the best school! On a sub roll is my favorite way to enjoy this classic, and this is when my side burner on my grill comes in handy. Directions: I grilled the sausage till done. I heated my cast iron skillet to hot then […]

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Escarole, White Bean Soup with Chicken and Potatoes

You will read this recipe and scratch your head thinking is it really that simple? It is, at least with my recipes, and it’s incredibly delicious too!   You’ll need: 1-lb boneless skinless chicken breast 6 cloves of garlic chopped 1-cup onions chopped 2-cups red potatoes diced 2-cans of prepared cannellini beans, rinsed 1 head of […]

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Bucatini Pasta with Zucchini

I put up a bunch of photos that will show the stages of this recipe. This is a very easy recipe to make. I love zucchini and this is a great way to use it. Feel free to use spaghetti if you are not able to find the bucatini pasta cut. I really love this […]

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