Pizza Arugula with Marinated Mushrooms and Onions

Cool Toppings for Summertime Pizza Serves 2 With the sizzle of summer upon us (although it’s rather soggy here in Connecticut), we continue to keep pace in our busy kitchen, but with added emphasis on ease and simplicity.  Bruno’s latest pizza creation was inspired by my irresistible craving for arugula straight from the organic vegetable…

Roasted Spaghetti Squash & Red Pepper

Roasted Spaghetti Squash & Red Pepper Courge Spaghetti Rôtie et Poivron Rouges Serves 2 With the arrival of autumn’s harvest and the abundance of choice in gourds, squash and pumpkins, spaghetti squash tends to get a bad rap when compared against the more popular butternut, acorn and delicata. Otherwise known as vegetable spaghetti, this dish…

Pizza Bianca

Pizza Bianca White Pizza Serves 2 We’re kicking off the summer with recipes that include locally sourced ingredients from within our community as well as the fruits of our new adventures in vegetable and herb gardening. Although we are eating lighter and healthier during the summer months, pizza in any form is a must all…

Asparagus Parmesan

Asparagus Parmesan Parmesan aux Asperges Serves 2   Available all year around, asparagus is at its best in early springtime. The composition of this tasty veggie is 93% water, low in calories, sodium and a good source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. As a side dish or an appetizer, get a boost on your…

Salad of Dandelion Greens, Beets and Grilled Goat Cheese

Salad of Dandelion Greens, Beets and Grilled Goat Cheese Salade de Pissenlits Verts, Betteraves et Fromage de Chèvre Grillé Serves 2 Found right in your own back yard, dandelion greens eaten raw or cooked are highly nutritious in vitamins and minerals that contribute to overall good health, in particular reducing inflammation and heart disease. Enjoy…

Swiss Chard & Cheese Pie

Swiss Chard & Cheese Pie Tarte aux bettes à carde et au fromage Serves 2 As we focus more on good health and bolstering our immune systems, getting enough leafy greens into our daily diets are essential.  Although slightly bitter, the leaf blades of Swiss chard or bette à carde are highly nutritious and perfect…