Grilled Plum Salad

I absolutely love the bounty of fruit available in the summertime, especially stone fruits and berries that just don’t have the same flavor and sweetness when they aren’t in season. Plus, stone fruits like plums, peaches, and apricots are perfect for grilling because they are sturdy enough to keep their shape, and sweet enough to…

Chili Lime Corn

Holding onto the final days of summer the best way I know how! Grilled corn (grilled on the stove top of course). This easy recipe for corn on the cob is a bit spicy from a jalapeno pepper, a bit tangy from the fresh squeezed lime juice, and a bit sweet from the corn… so…

Grilled Balsamic Squash

Let’s be clear: I do not have a grill. I live in a one bedroom apartment in Queens and am without any outdoor space that could host a grill. I am in the market for a cast iron grill pan as my next kitchen tool slurge — I recently needed to replace my chopping knife…

Cauliflower Steaks with Chimichurri

This is an example of an instance when I don’t think it’s really necessary to call these slices of a cauliflower head “steaks,” but honestly, I couldn’t figure out what to call them instead. They are filling and hearty, a little charred on the outside, flavored with a marinade, and rubbed with spices – sounds…

Tofu Kebabs and Corn with Basil Butter

Memorial Day Weekend is the official start of summertime as made apparent by the crazy traffic heading down to the Jersey Shore from New York City, the (sometimes) warm temperatures, the three-day weekend, and most importantly…the BBQs! My family typically gathers together at my parents’ home for the long weekend. They live close to the…

Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers

Veggie. Burgers. Two words that bring to mind summertime, barbecues, and maybe THE most broadly accepted form of meatless eating. Every restaurant seems to carry a veggie burger on their menu, even if it is their only vegetarian option, and there are so many varieties and brands of veggie burgers in grocery stores now that…