Fried Chicken & Zucchini Salad

Sundays in the summer are now spent at home depot (usually) and the farmer’s market (always).  First we head to home depot where Ryan discusses the intricacies of LED light bulbs with someone in an orange apron and after that we hop in the car and head to Chester where I discuss the many varieties…

Cooking on the Fly

The other night, a few of my least favorite things happened in the kitchen.  I came home and noticed three things: I was missing a few ingredients for what I had plan to make for dinner I had forgotten to thaw meat needed for dinner Produce that I had purchased at the farmer’s market (outside…

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…

Chopped Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette, Feta, and Dill

This salad was a no brain-er for me to make this past week.  I get so excited when I am looking for recipes and I notice that 3 or 4 pieces of produce are all in one recipe.  This salad in particular has cucumber (which we had from two weeks ago), radishes, sugar snap peas,…

Jersey Cobb

I mentioned that I had grilled chicken breasts earlier this week in order to speed up my dinner prep time during this busy work week.  When I had a look at what was in my bushel this week and after doing a bit of research for recipe inspiration, I landed on creating a Jersey Cobb…

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…