Arugula green garlic pesto.

A glut of overgrown arugula in my garden — combined with some beautiful green garlic I scored at the farmers’ market — went into a big batch of spring arugula and garlic pesto this week. It’s fantastic over pasta, or as a condiment for grilled Italian sausages and new potatoes. Get the recipe! Continue reading

BGT salad: bacon, goat cheese and tomato.

fresh tomato salad with goat cheese and warm bacon dressing recipe |

Here’s a new take on the ubiquitous summer tomato salad with … wait for it … BACON. Even better: a warm dressing of bacon drippings (let’s call it what it is, people: bacon FAT) and balsamic vinegar that softens the tomatoes and releases their juices. Oh, and goat cheese. Yep. You want this. Get the recipe! Continue reading

Wonderful spring recipes.

The calendar says spring; the weather, not so much. Here are 6 great spring recipes to inspire you to eat seasonally, from pasta to salad to dessert. Continue reading