Mediterranean Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is a family and friends favorite!  I can't even remember exactly when I first whipped this salad up but it's been a party staple as it's easy to make, doesn't take a lot of time and is always a crowd pleaser.  I use a bow-tie pasta for this salad -- it's fun and I find it allows all the flavors to blend well.  The secret to the signature bold flavor of this pasta salad is the … [Read more...]

Garlic and Basil Cod

Cod is one of my favorite fish due to it's delicate flavor and wonderful texture.  This is a  delicious dish on a warm summer evening, accompanied with sautéed spinach, kale or zucchini and a simple green salad. Serves 4 Preparation: 10 minutes Cooking: 15 minutes Ingredients: 4 steak fresh cod 10 cloves garlic. minced 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped 1/4 extra virgin … [Read more...]