Monthly Archives: August 2019

Finally September Apples! (September 15 – September 21)

Celebrate September with apples! There are many classics; however, by restacking familiar concepts, one can create memorable desserts or even after-school snacks. First, peel and core an apple per person. I prefer the Red Delicious but the apples will be … Continue reading

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Shift Your Summer Dash Into a Schooltime Sprint (September 8 – September 14)

School has begun and you already need a quick go-to dish to save time. It’s still hot outside; yet, you need some autumn color – alas – make some salmon “dogs” and the you save the dining moment! All you … Continue reading

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Delicious Fruit in September (September 1 – September 7)

Labor Day, psychologically, triggers that summer has waned and autumn is not near enough. Those juicy summer peaches are still available and so are the heirloom tomatoes! To make a colorful and impacting salad, just slice ripe peaches alternating with … Continue reading

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Fruit and Cheese to the Rescue (August 25 – August 31)

A long-standing tradition combines fruit and cheese. One of my favorite combinations is fresh figs with goat cheese. An option is to drizzle this snack, starter or dinner ending with honey! Another consideration is to mix the honey directly into … Continue reading

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It’s All In How You Shape It (August 18 – August 24)

Boil and remove the crabmeat from its shell. Chill the yield. When ready to plate, recreate the crab shape with the fresh crabmeat for a spectacular presentation. Avocado pairs well with crab, so once the basic shape is created, fill … Continue reading

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The Summer Entrée “Sundae” Rescues Everyone From the Summer Heat! (August 11 – August 17)

Match the summer heat intensity with kitchen creativity! Make my Summer Entrée “Sundae!” The goal is to make three delicious and colorful entrees for a combination presentation. For the first part of the savory “Sundae” make a single roasted lamb … Continue reading

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