Marinated Grilled Yellow Squash

One of our neighbors, Sam Lewis, brought Doc and I some vegetables from his garden. I cut the yellow squash into planks, soaked them in a simple marinade, and grilled them. The marinade definitely enhanced the grilled squash flavor! Marinated … Continue reading

Whole Grain Dijon Mustard Roasted Potatoes

These roasted potatoes are full of flavor that will compliment any entrée. Whole Grain Dijon Mustard Roasted Potatoes 6 Yukon gold potatoes 1 yellow onion 3 tablespoons whole grain Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons olive oil Leaves from eight (6-inch) stems … Continue reading

Quick Pickles

In the summer when cucumbers are bountiful try this recipe for quick pickles. I used English cucumbers because they don’t have as many seeds as other cucumber varieties but feel free to use whatever type of cucumber you like. These … Continue reading

Whitney’s Macaroni and Cheese

Who doesn’t like macaroni and cheese? From the time we were children until today, most of us love this comfort food. Macaroni and cheese is more than just food. There is an emotional connection between this dish and family memories. … Continue reading

Norman’s Cast Iron Filets and Italian Grilled Vegetables

Norman Gray otherwise known as “The Normanator,” is a grill master. He has been in Healthcare Engineering for over 35 years, and is by his own admission, the world’s biggest UNC Tar Heel fan. He plays lead trumpet for the … Continue reading

Squash Casserole

Doc’s garden is coming in and the produce not eaten by the chipmunks is beautiful! The chipmunks have taken over our yard with an underground maze of tunnels. One of their entry points is in our garden. I guess they … Continue reading

Grilled Eggplant with Marinara Sauce and St. Joseph’s Sawdust

Many people around the world celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph, or La Festa di San Giuseppe. The feast’s roots date back to the Middle Ages, when Sicily, Italy underwent a major drought with a massive famine. The locals prayed … Continue reading

Balsamic Grilled Vegetables

This recipe is a great addition to any meal. Slightly charring the vegetables on the grill caramelizes them and gives them a hint of smoke. The balsamic vinaigrette adds just the right touch of acidity to compliment the sweetness of … Continue reading