Homemade Tomato Paste

The best thing of summer are fresh tomatoes. When you have more than you can eat make some of this tomato paste. I freeze in small containers to use all winter long! I also use those snack size baggies and put 2-3 tablespoons in each and then seal into a large Food Saver bag, it…

Sauteed Scallops with Chard

Sauteed Scallops with Chard Luckily I am having a banner year of Swiss chard and am finding lots of recipes to try! Greens, lemon and tarragon make refreshing counterpoints to scallops’ inherent richness. Spoon this creative and colorful dish over aromatic rice so it can soak up the delicious sauce. Toasted pecans lend appealing crunch….

Nectarines with Pistachios

This nice smooth dessert topped by the crunchiness of the pistachios makes a wonderful ending to a summer time meal. It is a quick to make in the oven or try it on the grill, cooking until the nectarines are tender. Then put the topping on and grill a bit longer till bubbly and crisp….