Roasted Corn and Crab Dip: For the Peak of Summer

Roasted Corn and Crab Dip: For the Peak of Summer

There is a month left in summer and, while I love summer, it's a tad warm. Over 90 here in the Catskills and the humidity hovers near 100. On a day like this, you want something refreshing and packed with flavor, something that can restore that smile on your face....
Avocado Corn Relish or Salsa

Avocado Corn Relish or Salsa

Yesterday’s post was about roasting corn using your gas grill. Hopefully you will have some leftover corn. Or you can easily roast more. And, while the corn is on the grill, do a few poblano peppers. You are going to need them. You’ll find recipes for this...
Grilling Corn with a Gas Grill

Grilling Corn with a Gas Grill

In an earlier post, I’ve suggested that the microwave is a quick, very quick way to cook fresh corn. You can leave the corn with the shucks still on and simply “cook” for 4 minutes for one or 6 minutes for two ears at a time. Microwave cooking...
Tamale Pot Pie with Variations

Tamale Pot Pie with Variations

The Big Book of One-Pot Dinners by Betty Crocker is a treasure chest of ideas for quick and satisfying dinners. Sometimes, we just don’t have the time to create multiple dishes: a main course, a salad, a side or two. Sometimes, we just want to put all the...