Gin-Basil Lemonade Cocktail

gin basil lemonade

I’m not really one for making cocktails at home. I’ll mix the occasional gin and tonic, and I’m not above blending a shot of rum into a smoothie or adding Bailey’s to my hot cocoa after a long day. But most of the time, my drink of choice at home is simple: a bottle of beer […]

Brown Butter Lemon Asparagus Polenta

lemon asparagus polenta

I don’t know about you, but I feel like we’ve skipped over spring completely. One minute it’s 40 degrees out and raining, the next it’s 80 and thunderstorming. What? The unseasonably warm weather put a stop to some of my winter soups and stews, but hasn’t kept me from cooking up plenty of spring produce–artichokes, parsnips, leafy […]

Salmon Patties with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

When I came up with this recipe, I was thinking of eggs Benedict. Specifically, an eggs Benedict that I had at the Valley Cafe (they have two locations, one in Wadsworth and one in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio) that was served over salmon cakes studded with capers in lieu of the traditional Canadian bacon. Poached eggs […]