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Recipe of the Week | Eggplant, Halloumi Cheese, and Pesto Burger

Recipe of the Week | Eggplant, Halloumi Cheese, and Pesto Burger

Halloumi is a slightly springy white cheese from the Mediterranean isle of Cyprus.  It is traditionally made from a mixture of goat and sheep milk. Its texture is similar to that of whole milk mozzarella and has a strong, salty flavor as a result of the brine in which it is shipped. And here’s the […]

Recipe of the Week | Summer Tuna Macaroni Salad

Recipe of the Week | Summer Tuna Macaroni Salad

One last picnic, please!   Ingredients: 6 1/2 oz Tuna 3 Kosher Pickles Celery Seeds Salt and Pepper to Taste 12 oz Macaroni- small shells are the best but can use elbows, too 4 Tbs Mayonnaise   Directions: Cook macaroni according to package directions. Rinse in cold water. Flake tuna in bowl with pickles pickle […]

Recipe of the Week | Lemon-Mint Zucchini

Recipe of the Week | Lemon-Mint Zucchini

The combination of fresh lemon and mint with grilled zucchini makes this side dish different. I know you’ll like it. So will your friends and family. Ingredients: 12 baby zucchini (each cut lengthwise into three slices) 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 lemons (zested and juiced) 2 garlic cloves (chopped) ½ teaspoon salt  ¼ cup mint (chopped […]

Recipe of the Week | Tangerine Salad

Recipe of the Week | Tangerine Salad

  Such a delicious dessert for warm summer evenings   Ingredients: 1 6 oz. package orange jello 1 cup boiling water 1 pt. tangerine sherbet or orange sherbet 1 can drained tangerines   Directions: Mix together and let set   Susan Kline, Thousand Oaks Have a favorite recipe? Old family secret?  Share it with us! […]

Recipe of the Week | Fruit Punch (nonalcoholic)

Recipe of the Week | Fruit Punch (nonalcoholic)

Here’s an old school summer cooler that is sure to wet your whistle on a hot summer day. I’ve been making it and serving it to kids of all ages for over 30 years. Good addition to your traditional beverages at your next barbecue.   Ingredients: 6 ounce can frozen orange juice concentrate (thawed) 6 […]

Recipe of the Week | Teleme, Squash & Onion Galette

Recipe of the Week | Teleme, Squash & Onion Galette

  This is a good appetizer and a good way to use the excess squash from your garden this summer. If you can’t find Teleme cheese, you can substitute Monterey Jack, mozzarella or provolone. Dough Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon sugar 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 to 4 tablespoons ice […]

Recipe of the Week | Easy Grilled Lemon Chicken

Recipe of the Week | Easy Grilled Lemon Chicken

Ingredients: Equal parts: Lemon Juice, Soy Sauce (low sodium is good) and Light Extra Virgin Olive Oil Sliced in small pieces–Green Onions Salt and Pepper to taste Skinless/boneless thin cut chicken breasts Directions: Prepare Marinade. Place in container with chicken and refrigerate at least one hour Cook chicken on grill, basting with marinade and seasoning […]

Recipe of the Week | Tofu Tacos with Pickled Red Onions

Recipe of the Week | Tofu Tacos with Pickled Red Onions

  Pickled Red Onions Ingredients: 1½ cups boiling hot water 1 cup distilled white vinegar 3 tablespoons sugar ½ teaspoon Mexican oregano 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 medium red onion (cut in half and sliced thin) 1 serrano chili (halved lengthwise) 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes   Pickled Red Onions Directions: In a glass mixing bowl, […]

Recipe of the Week | Potato Scones

Recipe of the Week | Potato Scones

Potato scones, called tattie scones or totties, are common fare in Scotland. An article printed in the travel section of the NY Times in 2005 says that: Ask where the name scone came from, and you may be unwittingly caught up in a local controversy. Many dictionaries — even the Scottish National Dictionary — say […]

Recipe of the Week | Cabbage Salad

Recipe of the Week | Cabbage Salad

  A summer time favorite   Ingredients: 2 Tbs sesame seeds 1/2 cup slivered almonds 3-4 green onions, chopped 1/2 had cabbage, chopped 1 package Top Ramen noodles (Chicken flavor) Dressings: 2 Tbs sugar 1/2 cup oil 2 Tbs vinegar 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1 spice packet chicken flavor (from Top Ramen noodles) […]