Grilled Lamb Chops with Mint Pesto

When I look at my herb garden on the deck, I can’t help but be saddened at the passing of summer.  A few plants are still hearty, but others are slowly turning yellow and brown, soon to be a thing of the past.  The heartiest by far is the mint.  The mint struggled all summer … Continue reading

Penne with Tomatoes and Balsamic Vinegar

Who would think to combine rosemary and balsamic vinegar, together with tomatoes, garlic and olive oil, to create a lusciously light and simple sauce to put over penne or any other short tubular pasta? Marcella Hazan, the “Mother of Italian Cooking” sure did. I’m so glad she did, as this is one of my favorite … Continue reading