Nouveau Greek Pasta Salad

Since ancient times there has been what is known as the “Mediterranean triad” in Greek cooking. That triad is made up of wheat, olive oil and wine. This recipe makes use of two of those standards. Greek cuisine has about a 4,000 year tradition and Greeks were savvy enough to incorporate food elements from other

Pesto Fettuccine with Black Olives and Roasted Red Bell Peppers

It has rained for days – actually weeks is probably more accurate. But, today is a gorgeous spring day and I’m working out on my screened in deck enjoying the weather and bird songs. The weather inspired me to whip up something that seemed appropriate for our warm up towards summer. And, I just can’t

Easy Endless Ratatouille

There’s nothing I enjoy better than fresh, wholesome vegetables. And, summertime is just the time to find some of the best as gardens start producing their bounty. For years I grew a vegetable and herb garden, and even now and then I try to grow a few herbs  and will sneak in some peppers and

Stewed Zucchini and Tomatoes, by Beverly Hicks Burch

This is a great time of the year for vegetables. We start seeing more fresh veggies in seasons and that makes me happy. Today’s recipe should be one of my Throwback Thursday recipes. I have literally been making the wonderful side dish for decades. (Side dish may be a misnomer. A big bowl makes a

Burch House Salad – Salad with Applewood Bacon and Raisins, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Spring and summer are one of my favorite food times. I love all the garden fresh options we have this time of the year. I’m a salad girl. Have been most of my life. But, because of a rare stomach disorder I have to be somewhat cautious about the type of raw food and fiber

Grilled Herb Garden Squash with Raspberry–Lime Vinaigrette, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Right before the 4th, Tall & Handsome came home with some fresh-out-of-the-garden squash given to him by one of the agents who works with him. Yellow squash has been a staple in my diet since I was a little girl. If you’re Southern, you just grow up eating the delicious veggie with the bright sunny