summer party.

my mouth is watering. there is nothing more satisfying than a caprese salad with fresh basil leaves nestled between fresh ripe tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella.  mmmmm…. i added just a sprinkling of kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper.  but i also love a balsamic drizzle. i’m hosting a summer party and recital tonight for my voice studio.  i am so fortunate to have 25 … Continue reading summer party.

kitchen sink gazpacho.

it’s time for cold summer soups, y’all!  a long time ago, i found this incredible soup recipe with honey dew melon in it, and peas and asparagus, i think.  and mint.  mint turns everything into a party, doesn’t it?  it’s somewhere in my mess of recipes, and when i find it, i’ll share it with you. in the meantime, pull out your leftovers and make … Continue reading kitchen sink gazpacho.

chicken salad w/strawberry-basil yogurt dressing.

oh momma ~ this. is. it. the chicken salad of your dreams.  that is, if you’re the type of girl who dreams about food, like i do. okay, here’s how good it is:  i don’t like chicken all that much.  i really don’t like chicken salad.  and i don’t like yogurt.  but for some reason, this chicken salad with yogurt dressing is a home run. … Continue reading chicken salad w/strawberry-basil yogurt dressing.