summer

Ashland Restaurants Roll Out Summer Menus

Southern Oregon chefs are re-imagining their summer menus with local farm products, from tomatoes to peaches.

3 Best Ways to Drink Your Veggies

I know. You probably thought this post was going to be about smoothies or juicing, right? Well, we took a left turn with Beet Week towards summer cocktails. They’re getting a… See More

Roasted Summer Veggies with Goat Cheese

Farmers markets and home gardens are overflowing with summer veggie abundance and this recipe for Roasted Summer Veggies with Goat Cheese will solve that delicious problem. Adapted from recipe by Karen Phillips Ingredients:… See More

Almond Apricot Galette

Look, there’s just no getting around the fact that apricots are in season during the hottest time of year and having the oven on any longer than necessary is undesirable,… See More

Cedar-Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Coffee Rub

It’s time to get fired up! This recipe using the more budget-friendly flat iron steak paired with a sweet, hot, smokey coffee rub will really please.  This just might make me… See More

Summer Herb Salad with Baby Greens

As a not too serious vegetarian, one of my cooking idols is Deborah Madison, the much beloved and highly respected author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone. Her philosophy on the… See More

Lemon Blueberry Panna Cotta

If it’s summer and you’re reading this, then you know that fresh blueberries are readily available at markets. This blueberry panna cotta, also known as Italian custard, serves as the perfect… See More

Solar-Oven Stuffed Zucchini

Everyone who grows zucchini in Southern Oregon always ends up with at least one “monster” squash in their garden. Here’s a recipe that will make you hope for an oversized zucchini…. See More

Dinner in a Rice Cooker

When the thermometer still reads 90 degrees at dinnertime and firing up the stove is unthinkable, plugging in a rice cooker can cool down dinner preparations. If rice doesn’t tempt… See More

Peach Pecan Galette

  Makes two small galettes, so you’ll have plenty to share. Or you could halve the recipe…but why would you want to do that? Pecan Frangipane Adapted from Smitten Kitchen… See More