Tag: lemon

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Prosciutto

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Prosciutto

Get the idea of soggy sprouts out of your head! These roasted Brussels sprouts are accented with lemon and prosciutto and take less than 30 minutes to make!

Potluck Picnic with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Potluck Picnic with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Welcome to my Potluck Picnic … a weekly newsletter full of recipes, tips, humor and stories to inspire you to appreciate, cook, eat and share good food … including this week’s recipe: Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing!

Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Galette

Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Galette

This rustic pie, or galette, is filled with homemade blueberry-lemon filling and ricotta cheese sweetened with honey. Get the recipe and tips for making this perfectly-imperfect dessert!

Lemon Thyme Shortbread Cookies

Lemon Thyme Shortbread Cookies

The basic shortbread recipe becomes the perfect cookie for spring with the addition of lemon and thyme. Enjoy with a glass of tea (hot or iced) or wine.

Mediterranean Chicken on an Iowa Farm Table

Mediterranean Chicken on an Iowa Farm Table

Chicken served on an Iowa farm table is pretty common: fried, grilled, casserole, soup, salad, etc. Mediterranean? That doesn’t seem common at all. It isn’t. But I’ll return to that after a little background information. Over the past few months, I have been helping my 

A Bite of the Mediterranean

A Bite of the Mediterranean

I think my understanding of the Greek culture was developed through the following things in order: one of the early language translations of the Bible the Olympics, the Olympic torch, and laurel leaf crowns college toga parties inspired by the movie Animal House statistics and 

Simple Arugula Salad

Simple Arugula Salad

Arugula is at its finest right now in the midwest and this simple salad recipe highlights its piquant flavor.

Citrus Bites

Citrus Bites

Citrus Bites are a simple, no-bake, dessert recipe with the flavors of lemon, pineapple, coconut and macadamia nuts. Check out the recipe and variations!

Lemon Pound Cake

Lemon Pound Cake

According to the Foodie Dates on the calendar to the right, it is National Pound Cake Day!

Confession: I have never made a pound cake. I’m pretty sure I’ve never eaten pound cake.

Apparently, “pound cake” refers to a cake made with a pound each of butter, flour, sugar and eggs … or at least equal parts. What could be wrong with that?!?!

I think maybe it refers to the pound you gain after each serving.

Nah … that can’t be it.