Cucumber-Melon Smoothie – San Diego Cooking Adventure, Part 3

It is my last day in San Diego, time for another treat, i.e. another smoothie with wonderful fresh fruits and veggies!  I decided that today was my day to go green and use green – honeydew, cucumber, and lime. Heather and I had had a wonderful brunch in La Jolla – Amazing huevos rancheros and…

Gazpacho

I love gazpacho; I could eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. But I have spent years trying to get the “right” gazpacho recipe.  I really wanted to find one I liked that did not use tomato juice, that always felt like “cheating”.  I have finally found one that I consider worth sharing.  This recipe…

Tomato Cucumber Salad – Variations

  Nothing says “Summer” to me more than when I start making daily tomato cucumber salads.  The other ingredients can vary, but the stars are my cucumbers and heirloom tomatoes.  The vegetables are so flavorful in themselves, they need only the most minimal dressing to show off their flavors.  Thinking about it makes me smile,…