Author Archives: aTaleof2Kitchens


We’ve officially hit the dog days of Summer – it’s a convection oven outside, a freezer inside and all you really want to be doing is sipping something cool poolside. While our 9 to 5’s often get in the way … Continue reading

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Red, White & Blue!

In honor of Independence Day next week we’re going to be cooking up some delicious red, white & blue foods! Check back to see how creative we can get with color!

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  If you’re keeping an herb garden this summer chances are they’re already growing like weeds…threatening to take over whatever pot you planted them in or half of your well thought out garden…time to snip a few and get cooking! … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard

Second only to spinach in the rankings of the worlds most nutrient rich vegetables, this Mediterranean favorite is not only beautiful AND healthy, it’s delicious!  Check back next week to see just how we handled this fabulous leafy green!

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Salad for Dinner

In anticipation of overindulging a bit this weekend, next week we’re going to be whipping up some salads that are hearty enough to be a full meal. We’re almost as excited about this post as George and Elaine are! Have … Continue reading

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Fava beans

A true sign that spring is upon us – fava beans are starting to make an appearance in grocery stores and greenmarkets. So check back later this week for some fresh, fava-full recipes!

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Rhubarb’s pretty pink stalks are popping up all over the place at this time of year! We’ve already made a tasty strawberry rhubarb compote and a delicious strawberry rhubarb pie, so check back later this week for some more rhubarb recipes!  

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A Ploughman’s Lunch

This week we are cooking up some great take-to-work lunch ideas! Check back daily this week for lunchtime inspiration. If you’re like us and sometimes don’t have a particularly productive Sunday, and don’t end up cooking anything at all that … Continue reading

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So it seems as though spring has come and gone, and now we’re back in a weird winter… in an attempt to lure the warm weather back we’re cooking up some tasty asparagus recipes this week! Last year we made lemony … Continue reading

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Ramps! (Part III)

It’s not the budding trees, the rising temps or April showers we look for to tell us that Spring has really sprung – it’s the arrival of these earthy green onions popping up on menus and farmers market stands. If … Continue reading

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