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Roasted Tomato Jam

I usually prefer more of a savory jam or chutney. I had these vine ripe tomatoes sitting on my counter and I got inspired. The heat from the jalapeño and the smokiness from the paprika bring out a bold richness of the tomatoes. This jam is a perfect addition to your condiment selection for this time of the year. Spread it on a piece of toast, eat it with some eggs. You can actually pair it with just about anything… Put it in a cute jar and... Read More

Cantaloupe Salsa

When the warmer weather creeps in, I instinctively crave melon. I purchased two cantaloupes the other day and decided to incorporate one half into my traditional salsa recipe. The melon really compliments the citrus and spice and added a rounded, fresh undertone. Melon also has a brightness without being too sweet, which is a problem I sometimes have with mango salsas. Try this on top of some grilled fish tacos, or simply with your favorite tortilla... Read More

Bulgur Stuffed Tomatoes

After being in Nashville for two weeks, I’m super happy to be back in my kitchen and making some light, fresh food. I always like to have bulgur wheat on hand – it’s an inexpensive ancient grain and it reminds me of my childhood, when my grandmother made kasha and bows (farfalle).The filling is hearty but light with a mix of bulgur, beans, and chopped vegetables. The brightness of the fresh herbs, lemon juice and zest adds a vibrant... Read More