Hot salmon is topped with an uncooked, refreshingly cool sauce made from basil, tomatoes, garlic pine nuts, and a dash of vinegar and oil. It is the perfect dish for a hot summer evening. I love how fast and easy
Here's a great way to use summer's abundant squashes. Toasted pine nuts and briny kalamata olives make this salad a standout. Prep and Cook Time: about 1 1/4 hours. Notes: Ingredients can be prepped and pasta cooked a day ahead of time and chilled (add 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil to the cooked pasta). Toss everything together just before serving.
I'm wearing white. Ya, that's right. I'm getting all James Dean on the system. I'm sure my disapproving letter from Miss Manners will arrive shortly. It's still blazing hot here, like most parts of the country, so this no-white-after-Labor-Day rule
When basil is in season, I can't make enough pesto. The classic Italian sauce native to Genoa tastes delicious on everything from pasta to pizza to grilled fish. It's excellent stirred into salads or slathered on sandwich bread. Although store-made pesto