Peaches, Pork, Pole Beans

A match made in heaven. But first, what are pole beans?  After some research I learned that green snap beans are categorized into tow categories, bush or pole beans.  If the bean needs support to grow, they are classified as pole beans, like the romano beans I used in this recipe.  If the beans can…

Not Quite Cohesive but Delicious

So, if I were on Chopped and plated my dinner from Tuesday night, Alex or Amanda or Scott OR ANYONE would have taken a bit and said, “This dish is not cohesive.” That’s what I get for trying to cram too many ingredients into one meal.  That being said, two of the three elements worked…

Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad with Balsamic Peaches

We are on a salad streak out here in Mendham.  This recipe was inspired from a few different places.  I really enjoy the Chix Cobb at south+pine in Morristown, NJ and have seen a few salad recipes that involve grilled peaches so I thought of creating my own version with some local bacon from the…

grilling salad your fixings

For dinner tonight, I made shrimp tacos using a recipe from Stony Hill Farms (I substituted chipotle powder for chili powder and it was a hit) but the real star of the show had to be the salad I made as a side dish.  I tweaked a recipe from Stony Hill to include 3 items from…