Cooking Method: Mixing

Balsamic Strawberries in Puff Pastry with Rosemary Cream

I almost always have puff pastry in the freezer. It's so versatile. These Balsamic Strawberries in Puff Pastry with Rosemary Cream combines sweet and the savory taste of rosemary, which is infused into whipped cream.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Yields: 6 Servings

Cabbage and Carrot Slaw with Walnut-Za’atar Pesto

Cabbage and Carrot Slaw with Walnut-Za’atar Pesto is such a colorful salad, which gets a modern upgrade thanks to a salty-cheesy walnut pesto.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Yields: 8 Servings

Mozzarella, Orzo, and Snap Pea Salad

When you buy 3 pounds of mozzarella balls, this is one way to start to use them up - Mozzarella, Orzo, and Snap Pea Salad! This salad is fresh tasting and can be made in advance.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 6 Servings

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Mustard-Dill Sauce

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Mustard-Dill Sauce is great for a summer outdoor cookout. Pork tenderloin is relatively inexpensive and is very low in fat, so this makes a delicious healthful meal. Pork tenderloin and pork loin are very different cuts of meat. Pork tenderloins are longer and skinnier than pork loin and cook way faster.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings

Israeli Couscous with Chopped Vegetables, Chickpeas, and Artichokes

Israeli couscous" is actually pasta, it's also called pearl couscous. This Israeli Couscous with Chopped Vegetables, Chickpeas, and Artichokes is a perfect dish to bring on a picnic or outdoor concert. I used Trader Joe's Harvest Blend Israeli Couscous.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 4 - 6 Servings

Avocado Basil Hummus

This Avocado Basil Hummus is so absolutely delicious. The avocado and fresh basil really takes your ordinary hummus to a whole new level. Warning - it's addictive!

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Yields: Makes about 2¼ cups

Arugula and Peach Salad with Pistachio Goat’s Cheese Balls

This Arugula and Peach Salad with Pistachio Goat's Cheese Balls is a delicious salad, which could almost pass as a dessert.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings

Basil Cream Sauce

This Basil Cream Sauce is very versatile. You can use it for a sauce for chicken, shrimp, salmon, and fish. It would also be good as a dip for fresh vegetables.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Yields: Makes ½ cup

Green Beans and Cucumbers with Miso Dressing

This Green Beans and Cucumbers with Miso Dressing is very similar to a Chinese Smacked Cucumber Salad. You basically smack the cucumbers and green beans with a rolling pin then tear them up into pieces. You can get out all of your aggressions while making this delicious and refreshing salad.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings

Artichoke-Dill Dressing

Marinated artichokes kicks this dressing up a notch. This Artichoke-Dill Dressing has many uses - crostini, potato salad, dip, dressing, etc. The possibilities are endless.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Yields: Makes 1 cup